Category Archives: hand quilting

Perfectly Imperfect

  Our family’s penchant for making, and appreciating, art comes from many places. There is no doubt these two ladies had an influence in that department. These two sweet ladies are some of the strongest women I have ever known. … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Completes, Christmas, Family, hand quilting, Quilting, Quilts and their History, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 12 Comments

How to Mark a Baptist Fan

With a little help from my friends, I settled in on the Baptist Fan quilting design for my Garden Party quilt, I shared last week. I do mark the entire quilt top before I start quilting and ideally I mark it before I … Continue reading

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New Leaves

As for the Bloggers’ Quilt Festival, you vote by going here and then click in the upper right hand corner, of your favorite quilt picture. A red heart will appear when you have voted. Thanks if mine was a favorite!! If not, … Continue reading

Posted in 2015 completes, Design, fabric, Gifts, hand quilting, Quilting, Quotes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

I Am Beginning to See the Light…

Cleaning up, a quilt before it is completely finished, is probably my less favorite part. After the quilting is finished, and the binding is on but before it heads to the washer, I probably spend 20 minutes inspecting and carefully trimming … Continue reading

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Echo Quilting

Another quilt that has been in progress for a long time is in my lap today. I finally decided on how to quilt it. Spiral quilting it will be. And yes, you can see, I had a change of plan … Continue reading

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“Always in My Heart”

For my T-Tapp trainer and dear friend, Michelle. Aptly titled because this is where we carry those who leave this place before what we think of as their time. Quilted with hugs, and filled with love, because sometimes that is the best … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 completes, fabric, Finishes, Gifts, hand quilting, Quilting, Sewing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

It’s Time to Vote!

I woke up to a text message saying my blog had an usual amount of traffic. Uh-oh! What is going on, I thought. Went to check my stats to see where everyone was coming from and realized the top 25 quilts, … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 completes, Bloggers' Quilt Festival, Celebrate, Crafting, Decorating, Design, fabric, hand quilting, Sewing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments