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Category Archives: hand quilting
Head Over Heels in Love quilt tutorial
When I recently showed off my Head Over Heels quilt you asked for a tutorial and I finally got around to writing something up. This is not so much a tutorial as a how I did it. If you missed … Continue reading
Posted in 2013 completes, fabric, Family, hand quilting, Liberty of London charm swap, Quilting, Sewing, Tutorial Tagged baby, charm quilt, diy, fabric, girl, hand quilted, how to, Liberty of London, pattern, pink, quilt, tutorial 16 Comments
Flower Garden quilt
This week’s theme, over at Celebrate Hand Quilting, is flowers. I thought I’d dig out this oldie, but goodie, to share. It’s been awhile since I’ve shared the story behind some of my older quilts. Flower Garden August 2008 Machine … Continue reading
Posted in 2008 completes, Design, fabric, Finishes, hand quilting, Quilt stories, Quilting, Quilts and their History, Quilts with history Tagged fabric, flower garden quilt, hand quilting, twin 5 Comments
Hand Quilters Unite!
This is the second year, in a row, that the American Quilt Society has brought one of their shows to my home town, Grand Rapids, MI. I had quite the treat to meet up with one of my online friends … Continue reading
Head Over Heels in Love
That is what I’m calling my newest quilt. Perfectly fitting, not just for the quilt, but for the overwhelming feelings I am having right now. Introducing our newest grand-daughter, born just this week. Kanga Roos now has a legitimate name. … Continue reading
Posted in 2013 completes, A Sttitch in Time, Can I get a Whoop Whoop, Celebrate, Crazy Mom Friday Finishes, Design, fabric, Family, Finish it Up Fridays, Finishes, Gifts, hand quilting, Liberty of London charm swap, Quilting, Sewing, TGIFF Tagged 5", baby, charm quilt, charm squares, charms, fabric swaps, hand quilting, Liberty of London, Liberty of London pheobe, london print, michael miller cotton couture, pink, quilt, squares, tana lawn 40 Comments
for all the sweet comments. I was shocked and happily surprised to find that my “Leave a Trail” quilt was selected as a finalist in the Blogger’s Quilt Festival – Spring 2013 – Viewer’s Choice category!! If you missed it, you … Continue reading
Posted in Bloggers' Quilt Festival, fabric, hand quilting, Quilting Tagged arts, Bloggers Quilt Festival, BQF, design, hand quilting, Kona, scrap quilt, vote 7 Comments
Thousand Pyramids quilt
Remember this quilt? And how my grown son, Paul, wanted me to “fix” his childhood/young adult/adult current favorite quilt? Most of you were cheering me on, anxious to see what I did with it. Well, it is on the back … Continue reading
Posted in 2013 completes, fabric, Family, Gifts, hand quilting, Quilting, Uncategorized Tagged "Thousand Pyramids", 60 degree, equilateral, hand quilted, hand quilting, Kona, men, solid, triangle 28 Comments
Celebrate Hand Quilting Blog Hop
I’m excited to be one of the stops on Sunday, Day 7, the final day, of the Celebrate Hand Quilting Blog Hop!! If you click the button below, you can go to the home page and find the links to the … Continue reading
Bloggers’ Quilt Festival Spring 2013 ~ Handquilted
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson “Leave a Trail” December 2012 100″ x 100″ Machine pieced Hand quilted by myself Welcome to another Bloggers’ … Continue reading
Posted in 2012 completes, Bloggers' Quilt Festival, Blogging, Can I get a Whoop Whoop, Design, fabric, Family, festival, Finish it Up Fridays, Finishes, Gifts, hand quilting, Linkys, Quilting, Quotes, Show it off Fridays, TGIFF Tagged 2013, Bloggers Quilt Festival, hand made gifts, hand quilting, Kona, leave a trail, muslin, quilt, quilting pattern, quote, ralph waldo emerson, scrap, trail marker, triangular shapes 68 Comments
Struggling to see the forest through the trees
If you enjoy hand quilting I should have mentioned it sooner, but today is Day 3 of a hand quilting blog hop over at Celebrate Hand Quilting. Personally, I think hand quilters are the nicest people. Always ready to share … Continue reading
Posted in Charity Quilt, hand quilting, Quilting Tagged batik, big stitch, charity, hand quilting, Kona, Oakshott, perle cotton, prevencia perle cotton, quilt, quilting, tree 14 Comments
Listening to an old quilt talk
They really do talk if you take the time to listen. And while this quilt is not that it is “that” old, it still speaks volumes. 1989 was not that long ago. 24 years? That’s nothing in the life of … Continue reading