Category Archives: Hand quilting

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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Finish It Up Friday ~ Jack in the Box

It’s done! My third hand quilting finish of the year, outside of a few minis. The first few pics are before washing. You may be able to see the blue washout pen markings. Gotta love that texture! After I was … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ In for a Penny

Even with totally reconstructing this, it still finished quickly. It’s small, only about 40 by 50 inches. I used Quilter’s Dream batting and it drapes beautifully. I really enjoyed quilting this. I was almost sad to see it done so … Continue reading

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Drum Roll, Please…..

I purchased this tied quilt on August 9, 2020. I deconstructed it in the fall and started hand quilting it on December 3, 2020. I took the last stitch on April 17, 2021. It was worth all the repair work … Continue reading

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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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