Tag Archives: Quilting

Blocks!

I finished sewing half the blocks for my new project, and I hope to finish the other half tonight. I’ve been collecting and scheming with this fabric for a while. It’s so exciting! Advertisements

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PITA

I am so glad I was able to finish this block today. My head must have been in the wrong place for working on it, because I ended up doing a fair amount of “un-sewing” while completing it. I think … Continue reading

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Strawberry basket

Hey, look! It’s another quilt block from the Farmers Wife Quilt! This one is also paper pieced. I really like the more modern fabrics.

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Pretty, pretty points!

One of the women at the last club meeting said that it takes as long to choose the fabric as it does to make the block. To her I say, “REALLY?”

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Another block

Graph paper, my friends, is one of the greatest inventions of all time. It allowed me to design my entire studio while recovering from surgery, it helped me to pass multiple math classes, and it allows me to participate in … Continue reading

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Farmer’s Wife Quilt

Above is a block from “The Farmer’s Wife” quilt, from the book of the same name. The book contains designs for 111 six-inch blocks, which finish off into a full/queen-size quilt. This definitely falls into the “millions of tiny pieces” … Continue reading

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Freehand Feathers

Block number three. This free-motion machine quilting design was done without marking or guides. I did, however, prepare for it by drawing feathers on about twenty pages of a composition book while waiting for videos to upload. This is why … Continue reading

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Structured Meandering

This free-motion quilting pattern is structured on a 2×2″ grid, which is marked my painter’s tape guides during the quilting process. I practiced it with pencil and paper before-hand, a good thing to keep busy while watching television.

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Let the quilting begin!

I love machine quilting. I love it so much that inspired me to purchase my Bernina 440QE. I don’t regret it at all. When I am quilting a project, I like to consume one bobbin of thread a day. Sometimes … Continue reading

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Let’s get basted tonight!

I finished this Twin-sized quilt top this week, and I finished thread basting it moments ago. I know that most Quilters prefer basting with safety pins, but I am not entirely convinced that pin basting is easier or faster than … Continue reading

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