Tag Archives: machine quilting

“Take a Hike” quilt

A couple of summer ago, after seeing some of Ann Lovelace’s art quilts, at art fairs, I became fascinated with her style of Landscape quilts. How realistic these fabric scraps could represent a place so familiar is mind-blowing. So way … 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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Need more thread.

I tried to duplicate Malka Dubrawsky’s zig zag quilting on my Honeycomb quilt. Without much luck. I just couldn’t get the hang of the smooth zig zagging, without pointy curves…. Anyone else tried this stitch? Can you share how you … Continue reading

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Sunlight in the Gray Forest

…is finished! Pearl set forth, at a great pace, and, as Hester smiled to perceive, did actually catch the sunshine, and stood laughing in the midst of it, all brightened by its splendor, and scintillating with the vivacity excited by … Continue reading

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Anyone up for a Liberty charm swap?

I have to admit, I have never been involved in a fabric swap. Heck I have only been involved in one quilt a long, and not when it was happening live, LOL! So when I came across someone thinking about … Continue reading

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How did you…

…continuous quilt Color Blocked, she asked. Well, to explain, I first had to learn how to draw on a picture. Obviously, most bloggers know how to do this, but I wasn’t one of them. And although, graphic designer, daughter could … Continue reading

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Color Blocked

Ta Da! A finish for Friday! I cut 5″ x 10″ rectangles from leftover Kona solids for a  38″ square quilt. I quilted it, by machine, at one inch intervals treating each cube as an individual unit, though I was … Continue reading

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Color Blocked

WOW! I have been overwhelmed with sweet comments on my entry in the Bloggers’ Quilt Festival. Thank you all so very much. It is so special to have other quilters recognize your work. Family always does, that’s what they do. … Continue reading

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Hand quilting vs Machine quilting

What a windy day I chose to photograph this project! At least the rain had stopped and the sky was blue.  And warm.  60° at noon in late October?  It doesn’t get any better than this! This was a quilt … Continue reading

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