Category Archives: HQ Avante

Quilting Feathers

I finally started! But my day was interrupted by this and that, so I didn’t finish. I still have t decided what to do in the green border. I had a great idea while I was out driving. Think I … Continue reading

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Updates from the Sewing Room

Are you tired of hearing about Harry yet? Hubby is on vacation this week, so other than the long arm set up, I haven’t had time to start any projects . I finally got to try Harry out though. And … Continue reading

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Meet Harry Belle Avante the 2nd

I got Harry all set up! It was a happy moment to turn him on and see this. Of courses, this process has necessitated yet another overhaul of the sewing room. I will have wonderful light from those windows! my … Continue reading

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Mama said there’d be days like this…..

Harry’s home. Sadly, I didn’t notice this until I got him back on the frame. The needle should be in the center of the foot. I spent nearly $150 yesterday and ended up fixing this myself this morning. I have … Continue reading

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Topographical Quilting 

I loaded this baby quilt on the fame and then had to figure out how to quilt it. I wanted to do something freehand and decided that quilting it rather like a topographical map would look good. I’ve done this … Continue reading

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Machine Quilting ~ Lemoyne Stars

I got this small quilt loaded into the frame before we left town for the weekend. I got the quilting started and need to get back and finish it now. I used a tutorial from Kathy at Tamarack Shack to figure out … Continue reading

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Quilting for a Friend

My friend, Donna, is a fairly new quilter, but she is good. I knew she would be! This is the second top I have quilted for her and both of them were perfectly flat! Music to a long armer’s ears … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ The Minky Quilt

Okay, I am not sure this is technically Minky fabric, but Minky Type quilt doesn’t have much of a ring to it :). This quilt is for my nephew and his bride to be. The wedding is in July. You … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

I finished my Conversation Hearts quilt yesterday! I struggled a bit  with the quilting in the middle. I have had this piece of fabric in my stash for quite a while and it was perfect for the backing. I used … Continue reading

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Graffiti Quilting

I made another small quilt this past weekend to practice more graffiti quilting.   I darkened these pictures a bit so the quilting would show up better. You can see the flannel backing in this next picture. Before I started … Continue reading

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