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On the mend

I have been battling a sick household for over a week now and I’ve even joined in myself, as most moms eventually do. So I haven’t made a lot of progress with my own projects. 242 more words


Maple Leaf Quilt

Quite a while ago, I bought a fat quarter bundle of modern woodland prints. I liked the colour combination of orange, grey, and white very much. 165 more words

Carolina Lily

Our challenge this week for Project Quilting was the Carolina Lily.  The Carolina Lily is the official wildflower of North Carolina, and since I am 100% North Carolinian this challenge was perfect for me to make something representative of the state I was born, raised, and currently reside in. 81 more words


Top tips for learning to machine quilt—part 1

Free-motion quilting involves moving the quilt in the desired direction only when the needle is up. If the quilt is moving whilst the needle is going into the work, the needle may break, or may damage the throat plate. 1,196 more words

Fiona Schiffl

Balbuk's Country

If you think it seems like I’m not getting a lot finished at the moment, you’d be right.

I’m also working on a wall hanging that will be included in a… 121 more words


Two new quilts in the making!

Over Christmas, when we were home, I offered to make my mother-in-law (Mom) and my aunt-in-law (Auntie) quilts. There was a  lot of joyous squealing and two separate shopping trips to JoAnn’s, and picking out of patterns. 430 more words


A Whiter Shade of Pale 11, 12

Love it … just a hint of colour so I can imagine it in any colour I like, or just as it is.

There is some room for a little bit of creative quilting after outlining the applique pieces, and plenty of shapes to use , though just cross hatching would be ok on this one. 12 more words