Category Archives: machine quilting

A Mother’s Hope

Trying to stay focused and work with what I have on hand, I found myself working with all these tiny floral calicos from the 80s and 90s. Nice, but overwhelming in the quantities I own. Kind of like when working … Continue reading

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I *heart* linen

A life time ago, I did all the alterations for a high-end, women’s ready to wear, dress shop. Mrs. Owner always warned us the more wrinkles meant the more affluent the wearer. I’m not sure why she claimed this, unless it … Continue reading

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Kaleidoscope quilt ~ revealed

This one has been around a while. Here, here, and I’m sure there are other posts. Of course the Kaleidoscope block has been around forever. It is a very old block. I couldn’t find a history on it but I … Continue reading

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Honeycomb quilt ~ revealed!

And now that the birthday has finally arrived, and the gift given, I can share! My Honeycomb quilt, that I started back in July, which the youngest daughter, birthday girl, helped me to design has been gifted. It was based … Continue reading

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Apparently Finishes Come on Fridays.

::: If you still want to put your name in the hat for the Traveling Stash box get to it! Details and entry here. You have until Saturday at 10:am! ::: Ahh, and finally a finish I can share! I … Continue reading

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Upcoming Giveaway!

It has been a lazy, though productive last several days around here. We watched several movies then proceeded to get caught up on our television recordings, so that means I got a lot of hand quilting on this queen-sized, scrap quilt … Continue reading

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Wednesday update

Okay, back to what I actually have been doing, instead of what it would appear if you were just scrolling through my blog….. I’ve never pieced battings before. Lord knows I have enough leftovers, about 24″ wide, not big enough … Continue reading

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