Category Archives: Hand quilting

Finish It Up Friday ~ Vintage Hour Glass

It’s done! Thanks to a long road trip, I was able to finish hand quilting and binding this beauty. I truly enjoyed the process of hand quilting this. It was my first time using the big stitch quilting method, but … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ 4 Patch 9 Patch

This is such a satisfying finish! All hand quilted and all done. Here are a couple photos to remind you what this looked like when I purchased it as a tied quilt in early May. The texture from hand quilting … Continue reading

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Slow Stitching Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day to all of you moms out there! I think I speak for most when I say I’d like nothing more than to see my kids today. That won’t happen, but I will get some slow stitching in. … Continue reading

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Vintage Star Top

I have decided to set aside knitting for a while in favor of hand quilting. I’ve put off quilting this top because it needed a few repairs. Like this: This was the closest I could come to a matching fabric. … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday – Vintage Hour Glass

I can’t believe how quickly I got this little quilt finished! I guess I really missed having a hand quilting project. Once again, I usedthe large Baptist Fan stencil from Fun with Barb. Gosh, I love that texture! I used … Continue reading

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Vintage Hour Glass

Thank you for all of your help choosing a background for my little hexie project. I’ve narrowed it down to two choices. This little quilt is coming along much faster than expected. I’ve had a hard time putting it down! … Continue reading

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More Experimenting

So I finished this little piece with a facing. It didn’t feel done. I decided to add some big stitch quilting, but couldn’t find my perle cotton. Ugh. Then I remembered a box of top stitching thread I picked up … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Vintage Claret Stars

Done! I have no idea when this vintage top was pieced, but I suspect it was somewhere around the turn of the last century. It took me six months to hand quilt. It is done and washed. I used Quilter’s … Continue reading

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Slow Stitching Sunday

Remember this? I’m still working on it here and there. I’m getting close to the end and really want to finish it by the end of the month. I just have four more white blocks, the half claret blocks next … Continue reading

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Slow Stitching Sunday

I’ve had a bit of a sore wrist this week, so not much slow stitching has been done. But here is an update on this quilt anyway. This quilt has 30 full white blocks, as shown above, and 30 claret … Continue reading

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