Category Archives: Hand quilting

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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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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