Category Archives: Hand quilting

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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Hand Quilting 2018

My hand quilting took a bit of a hiatus last summer due to carpal tunnel issues. My hand/wrist is much better following surgery and I’m thankful to be hand quilting again. I’ve slowly gotten back into it. Here are the … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Vintage Bowties

I signed up for a doll quilt swap on Instagram hosted by @tossedbutnotsunk aka Jenny B. I found out about the swap while I was piecing these blocks in December and decided if this little quilt turned out well, that … Continue reading

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Slow Stitching Sunday ~ Hand Quilting

Hand quilting on this vintage top has begun! Believe it or not, I decided against Baptist Fans this time. I thought I would do hanging diamonds, but it didn’t seem like enough quilting. So I added lines in another direction … Continue reading

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