Category Archives: Machine quilting

DWMonday ~ Quilting Design Ideas

Since I have finally gifted Daughter #2’s QOV, I will be sharing finish pictures soon. I thought first, I would show you some of the ideas I cycled through for the border quilting. I’ve mentioned before that I use an … 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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Saturday – Long Arm Quilting Decisions

As promised, here is my post explaining my thought process in choosing the quilting design that I did for this top. Here is a photo of it unquilted. I left it hanging like this for a few days as I … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ QOV Edition

These are the last two Quilts of Valor that I needed to get quilted for the Stitching Sisters group.  The first one is by Kathy. I love her use of printed fabrics and they helped me decide how to quilt this. … 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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Two Finishes for Friday! ~ 9 Patch Baby Quilts

I finished the two baby quilts yesterday. I admit I did 100% machine binding on them. I am getting better at it. Here’s a look before washing. And the second one: And the back: The backs of both look exactly … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday 

I’ve been working on the last of the HST donation quilts.   This is the pantograph I am using.  And this is the thread I am using.  I got some happy mail the other day! New rulers for my long arm! … Continue reading

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Goose in the Pond Progress!

One day last week, I got the borders added to my GITP quilt. Yay! I knew I wanted to quilt this with the Baptist fan pattern. But dang, it isn’t easy on a long arm! I even bought a panto … Continue reading

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Donation Quilts

This week I quilted a couple quilts for our local women’s shelter. The tops were pieced by members of my local guild.    Sorry for the bad pictures, the weather this week is not conducive to good pictures.       … 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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