Frame Friday

I have been a bit frustrated with Barney lately. But armed with some great advice and help from a new online friend (Hi Nancy!), I am trying again! She told me about Glide thread and Magnaglide bobbins. I LOVE them! It has reduced my thread breakage greatly.
Last week I quilted a quilt for QBB and did not have a single thread break. That’s progress!
Yesterday, I spent time practicing. I am still not happy with templates and rulers. I’ve decided to put them away for now. Here are a few shots of my practice. Obviously, I have a LOT to learn.


I am trying to stay away from my standard meander. I did take a run at a pantograph and liked it better than I thought.
I am loading my next QOV this weekend. There is always a risk in learning new things, a balance between trying new things and still ending up with a product you are happy with. I have a few ideas for this next one. We’ll see how it goes.
Until next time….

About katyquilts

I am a wife, mom of four amazing adult kids, and a former librarian. I love making everything from traditional quilts to art quilts. I am thankful to God my Father and Creator for the gift of creativity!
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2 Responses to Frame Friday

  1. Cathy says:

    Love your quilting. Some day I hope to get a longarm. Hugs

  2. Your quilting looks great to me. Probably because mine is NOT all that! Keep up the good work.

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