Category Archives: Hand quilting

Finish It Up Friday ~ Mr. Wonderful’s Shirts

Prepare for picture overload! I’m smitten with this quilt! The first picture was taken after the last stitch went in. You can see that the markings were still there. This is what I used for marking. I would recommend using … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Utility Quilt

This was a fun little experiment. It continued with the binding. I attached it by machine to the back. And then folded to the front and used big stitches to stitch it down to the front. Ta daaa! I used … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Sunday ~ Green 4 Patch

It’s done! I picked up this vintage top last winter. After some repairs, it was ready for hand quilting. I used a large Baptist Fan stencil available from Barb at Fun with Barb, and size 5 ecru perle cotton. As … Continue reading

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Hand Quilting 2021

I love hand quilting vintage tops and managed to finish several this way last year. The first is my favorite! The next one ended up being a total reconstruction job; but I enjoyed doing it and it turned out well. … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Thursday ~ A Diamond in the Rough

Finally! This little quilt took me way longer than it should have. As a reminder, this is what it looked like before I took it apart to hand quilt it. My quilting isn’t great, but it’s done. I like it … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Saturday ~ Embroidered Baby Quilt

I love how this little bit turned out! As a reminder, I purchased this as a tied quilt at an antique fest recently. This is what it looked like when I bought it. The backing was terribly stained and shredded … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ The Christmas Quilt

If this quilt doesn’t scream Christmas, I don’t know what does! my dear friend, Zenia, gave me this beautiful vintage top. I couldn’t wait to hand quilt it! The material was quite thin and required a few repairs. It quilted … Continue reading

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Hand Quilting

I’ve been out of town for the past week. I managed to get a fair amount of hand quilting done. It’s hard to see in this photo. I’m using a small template I made and chalk to mark the quilting. … Continue reading

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Slow Stitching Sunday

Remember this lovely top that my friend, Zenia, gave to me? I finally got it basted. Now I’m back to trying to decide how to quilt it. Of course, I considered big Baptist Fans. But we have a road trip … Continue reading

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Quilting Decisions

I’ve decided to hand quilt this vintage top next. I think originally, the green alternate blocks were all the same, but they faded. I’ve been playing with my Apple Pencil and an app called YouDoodle, to come up with a … Continue reading

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