or FMQ as is it is usually abbreviated. I really enjoy my zentangle inspired quilting. I have 2 baby quilts to do for one of my customers. She gave me a “do what ever you want” on these. Her encouragement has been inspiring and given me confidence to keep trying new quilting stuff. I have done several… Continue reading More Freemotion quilting
I have not been piecing because the machine is in the shop. So I have been long arming. It’s lead to a couple of finishes. I have my son’s Mario quilt ready to bind. Just in time, he leaves for college mid August! I am very proud of this quilt. It is a bit larger than… Continue reading Design Wall Monday
I have been thinking about several projects I need to do. I have some fabrics that wanted to share that I have that I am thinking about. I found this little gem pack in a basket recently. It’s so cute. It was in a bin of my Farmer’s Wife UFO. Yes, I will admit it… Continue reading a day to plan
This is a very picture heavy post from a show I attended today. I do not belong to this guild so I don’t have a quilt in this show. It has such lovely inspiration and I am really leaning towards making my own Modern version of a Dear Jane. I love that quilt so much… Continue reading Today’s Quilt show
Here is a picture of a peony that came from my great grandmothers house. It is a lovely fushia and it blooms every year. I don’t have mad gardening skills but I have a few hardy plants that will grow here in our short season. They say that we have 3 months of summer here… Continue reading Summer is here!!!!!
I wanted to make the quilting look like clouds and wind. I know, its a bit abstract but that’s what free motion quilting is for me. I felt it needed to be large quilting due to the weight of the tiny pixels, and it needed to be curvy due to all the straight lines. I… Continue reading Mario Bros quilt is on the frame
And it’s driving me nuts! I have been testing blocks for Quiltmaker magazine. I can’t share them yet. I just want to say that it is a wonderful experience. If you read this blog enough you know that I am not very skilled at appplique. And yep, I have had several applique blocks. It has stretched… Continue reading Lots of Quilty Secrets