Category Archives: Longarm Quilting

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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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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