Category Archives: Free Motion Quilting

Finish It Up Friday ~ The Tie Quilt

It’s done! Regular readers may recall that my local guild issued a challenge to make something out of men’s ties. I had more than a few false starts, but finally settled on this design. I’m not crazy about my quilting … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Checkers

This was such a fun quilt to make! Sometimes things just seem to fall into place. It all started with this old pack of samples given to me by a friend. I send all but two pieces to make this. … Continue reading

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Progress!

This baby quilt is on the frame and quilting has begun. I’m going with freehand work in the gray and continuous curves on the squares. This is what I plan on using for the binding. This should be finished up … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ the Cowboy Quilt

My first quilt quilted on the long arm since my surgery. Not gonna lie, loading it wasn’t the easiest. But I got it done. I really loved this cowboy print, and the fact that I had so many bits in … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ The Wedding Quilt

Beware of picture over load! This quilt is done and gifted so now I can share. And to quote our friends from across the pond, I’m chuffed to bits with it! I was able to gift it to the happy … Continue reading

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Is Begun Really Half Done?

I hope so! I gotta say, I had a hard time starting the quilting on this after I loaded it. The piecing is very simple, the quilting would either make or break this one. I wanted a feather border so … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ The Cactus Quilt

I finished the quilt for Tiny E! I took these photos early in the day and the quilting really shows. I hand dyed these fabrics ages ago. They were perfect for this quilt! I found the backing fabric in my … Continue reading

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