Category Archives: Hand quilting

Hand Quilted Quilts 2020

At the end of every year, I like to look back at the quilts I’ve finished. I do this over several posts. This is the first post taking stock of the hand quilting I’ve done. I only hand quilted three … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ GFG

My Grandmother’s Flower Garden is done! I bought the vintage flower blocks many years ago and began piecing them together. There was a period of at least ten years when they never saw the light of day. But this year … Continue reading

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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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