Monday, April 17, 2017
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Been working steady on customer quilts and starting yard work. The past couple of days have been gorgeous here...love getting outside to rake and clean things up.
I am out to the borders on this custom order...Dresden Plate...or Sunflower, depending on who calls it which.
And, I am just past the center of this Hexie quilt...hand quilting it for a lady.
Last, but not least...Merrill's fifth quilt top finished today. This is from Missouri Star Co.
Weather is suppose to be great for a few days...so, hope to be outside more.
Have a wonderful week folks!!!!
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Linking up to Monika at http://needleandthreadnetwork.blogspot.com/
Hey everyone...its been a few weeks since I posted anything, so here we are. I have finished hand quilting and bound the one I was working on last time.
This is called Take Five...very simple pattern.
And I have this customer quilt in the frames and just started the hand quilting on it. Hexies.....
This has such pretty colours!! I have the Dresden Plates put together for an order...have to applique them next. And....I have to get one on Lily(my Coronet) right away!!! I spent the afternoon with a couple of friends, who just bought Coronets and had so much fun bouncing ideas and info off each other.
I have to get Lily moving again, and get quilts done for this summer. I was baby sitting last week...which meant, no quilting.Here are the Dresden plates...there is a stack of 20 there.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Well....we are babysitting the dogs this weekend, 2 little Yorkies who think they own the place...lol
They are so easy to take care of too. On to quilts!!!!
I finished hand quilting this customer quilt last night...now to bind it.
It has hearts quilted around the borders and on the cream rectangle blocks. The quilting softens this quilt so much..love it. This is one of the 100 club quilts,here is mine..not quilted yet.
I put the next one in the frames tonight to start hand quilting. It is a "take five"...very simple quilt.
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Hey folks...finished my blue 4patch on Lily, now to bind both of them. Here they are..two UFOs finally coming to an end. Hand quilted...
And...the machine quilted one.
The back...which is actually blue...lighting means everything...lol
Having fun with my new Coronet. Plus...I want to show you thhow quilt tops that my husband has pieced in the past couple of weeks.
Linking up to http://needleandthreadnetwork.blogspot.com/
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Got this one done last night...this top was made by Merrill(husband) years ago...those UFOs, lol.
I have another one of them in Lily, which is almost quilted. After these, everything is new this past couple of months. Yay!!!
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Hey folks...keeping in touch with fellow quilters...linking up to http://needleandthreadnetwork.blogspot.com/. Last week I showed you this flimsy I had put together.
Loving it!! And this one I am almost finished hand quilting.
This week, I pieced this baby quilt to be hand quilted...
I also have a customer quilt identical to the blue one above, but smaller to hand quilt. And, I am piecing a second quilt for the same lady. I will take pics another time for you.
I am very busy right now with orders....so, my talented husband has stepped up to help me. Here is one he just finished piecing, and is at another!
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Here we are another week gone by....but nicer weather! I am staying busy with my quilting, but wanting to get out in this lovely sunshine. Soon.....there will be lots to do outside, can't wait!
Yesterday was our sewing day get together....had a blast. We have some fun ladies to chat and laugh with. I got some work done on my 100 club quilt, and finished the top today. Now it goes in a pile waiting to be hand quilted.
Monday, February 13, 2017
SWe are in the middle of a snow blizzard...about 40 cm. of snow down and still storming. But, what a great sew day!!!!! I mentioned the quilt I was hand quilting for a customer....
Finished it today. I'm waiting a few days before putting another in to hand quilt. I have a few to piece right now. I did finish piecing the one I showed you the fabric for, though...
That is the fabric.....this is the quilt.
Not the best pic...not enough room in there to stand back. Tonight, I am binding this one...
We made it through!!! Was quite the storm, but over all things are good. Lots of drifting snow around driveway and yard, but practically nothing on walkways...blew through. Looks like the tractor will handle it!!
Saturday, February 11, 2017
Yesterday, I took the second quilt off of the new Coronet...loving it! This is a mid size quilt( 70x90), roughly. I did a funky, freehand flower all over quilting pattern, which went very well. I am getting quite comfy with this machine now.
This is on the bed...spread out, but poor lighting.
This is over a chair with a peek at the back. I am very happy with this quilt. Now, I am focusing on the customer quilt that I am hand quilting...and piecing new ones. I have one started and three new orders in. Hubby has been reacquainted to the sewing room!!!!
In a day or tow, I will show more pics of what is taking place...lol
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Hey everyone! It has been one of those days...you know, very busy, but feeling accomplishment. Last night, I finished hand quilting the "Snow Geese" quilt, and I just love it. This one is 90x100 inches.
It is quite densely hand quilted...I love the modern look of it. This morning, I put this customer quilt in the frames to hand quilt, and have the first border done.
This measures about 80x90 inches. I cut all the fabric for a new quilt I am starting...picture later on, and am getting ready to pin baste one for Lily tomorrow.
It may seem like I'm rushing here, and I am...lol, because I have orders coming in, and I need to get quilts ahead for summer. So; I am on the move here!!
Please stick around...there will be much more to show before long. I just might have a giveaway before too long also!!!! Have a wonderful weekend everyone...stay safe.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Linking up to http://needleandthreadnetwork.blogspot.com/2017/01/wip-wednesday-272-tn.html
This week is much better than last week......ice storm and no power for five days. No sewing or machine quilting!!! But I made up for it today.....lol
I quilted my first decent size quilt on Lily today....went great!
Sunday, January 15, 2017
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Hi all....been a couple of weeks since I posted anything, sorry. I like to wait until I have a few things to show you. So...I can see the end of the Bargello quilt that I am hand quilting.
I did finish a little project over Christmas...Chilly Willy. This pic is poor lighting, but here he is.
And.....I am practicing on my new Coronet(Lily)....latest little quilt. I am starting small and working my way up!!! Lol
And the back...
Lily is a joy to quilt with...just totally different setup than the Tiara, and moving a very light weight machine instead of a heavy quilt takes adjusting to. We are getting there!!!!