Category Archives: Finish it Up Fridays

Seeing the Forest through the trees.

Can you feel the breeze blowing through the trees? This is the second, hand-quilted, tree quilt where I used the idea of creating the feel of the breeze blowing through the trees. Freehand quilting is definitely not as easy as … Continue reading

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It’s a wrap; or unwrapped, depends on how you look at it…

You remember when I first bought all this Marcia Derse fabric, at the Grand Rapids AQS quilt show? I recently finished putting it together as a quilt. And finally gifted it, to our first-born daughter, Krystal, and her husband, Dustin. … Continue reading

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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

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Just about ready.

For a new grand baby that is! And I for one, can not wait!! For those not following along I’ve previously rambled about the fabric selection, bumpers duvet cover… here, here and here. The new baby girl’s nursery is now … Continue reading

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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

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Twinkle quilt ~ Revealed

And it is finished! Twinkle an original by Sewfrench for Braden approximately 34″ x 38″ 2013 Machine pieced Hand Quilted I especially love that I still had some of the fabric I used in my grandson’s, newborn quilt, in 2002, … Continue reading

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Just zip it!

And it is! Following Debbie’s tutorial, then altering it on several points, the triple-zip I pulled fabrics for, last week, is ready to be put to use. I love it! I made my zipper tabs wider so I could get really nice square corners. … Continue reading

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