Category Archives: Longarm Quilting

Kaffe Quilts

I love Kaffe Fassett fabrics! This top was made by my friend, Donna. I quilted it gir her. I used a light blue thread and she chose Warm and White batting. Isn’t this backing awesome? This is the pantograph I … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Sawtooth Diamond in a Square

This quilt has been on my bucket list for ages! I finally pieced the top last winter in Arizona. I knew I wanted to quilt it with lots of feathers, but I was so afraid of ruining the top, that … Continue reading

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Crosshatch Quilting

I was having so much fun with my leader/ender project that it ended up being my main piecing project! I loaded it up and decided to crosshatch quilt it. There are two ways of doing this on the long arm. … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Dream Big

The title of this panel feels very appropriate for this piece. It will hang in my Arizona house. This house has been a big dream of mine for a very long time! It was the last thing I quilted on … Continue reading

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Dream Big

I really wanted to quilt this up to hang in our new home. I thought about doing feathers, but I’ve already done that. I’ve been putting this off afraid I would ruin it. But that’s just silly. It’s only fabric! … Continue reading

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I’ve been thinking….

……yes, I know that can be dangerous! Anyway, I’ve been longarm quilting for about seven years now. Lately, I’ve been thinking about starting to long arm quilt for others. I have a few friends I’ve quilted for and I do … Continue reading

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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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