Category Archives: Long Arm Quilting

Crosshatching on the Long Arm

I’m often asked how I do crosshatch quilting on the long arm. It isn’t hard, just time consuming. It does require a ruler base and a straight edge ruler designed for use with a long arm. A rotary cutting ruler … Continue reading

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Quilting Vines

I’m so happy to be quilting this! I have the perfect person in mind for this. I thought I would share how I did the feathers. First, I stitched a line one quarter inch from the green/muslin seam. Then I … Continue reading

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Quilting Gather

I always get questions on cross hatch quilting on my long arm, so I thought I’d share how I do this. First of all, I have a couple of these “rings” that fit over the wheels on the carriage of … Continue reading

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Fixing a Quilt on the Longarm

Every once in a while, I come across a spot on a quilt that needs to be fixed while it is on the long arm. I thought I’d show you how I do that. I had quilted over half of … Continue reading

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QOVS # 45 and 46

I only had two Quilts of Valor from the Stitching Sisters group this month. The first one was pieced by Nadine. The pattern is Rhombus Star by Missouri Star Quikt Comoany. This is the panto I used. It is available … Continue reading

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VA Quilts

My friends, Donna and Pam, pieced these tops for veterans at our local VA hospital. I got to quilt them. Donna is a veteran and Pam’s husband is as well. Now they are serving others who have served. All of … Continue reading

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Finished or Not Friday

In this case that would be a big NOT! I started quilting this on Wednesday. I kept debating on the quilting and thought I had a great idea. I would quilt a diagonal grid, and then put a wavy grid … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Chisel Stars

I have twins! Twin quilts, that is. My Chisel Star quilts are done. I used two different pantographs and two different battings. The one above is Pellon Legacy 80/20. The one below is Mountain Mist 80/20. The Pellon is beefier … Continue reading

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Batting Fix

The chisel star tops are pieced and on the frame! I loaded one large backing to quilt both one right after the other. I was trying to use up odd bits of batting. I ran short on the second one. … Continue reading

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QOV # 43 and 44

I wanted to post these last two QOVs together. They were made by sisters, Val and Kath, from our Stitching Sisters group. And as a big bonus, I have pattern information! Kathy wrote to me, “The quilt tops you have … Continue reading

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