Category Archives: Quilting Designs

Thursday Thoughts

I started the quilting on General Grant’s Bow ties. I often seem to get a quilt in the fame and then get paralyzed not knowing how to quilt it. I had an idea in mind for the borders but then … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday

I been working to finish the last of the QOV tops that I have here. This lovely top was pieced by one of the members of the Stitching Sisters QOV group. It took me quite a while to decide how … Continue reading

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Work in Progress Wednesday

I finished piecing the last quarter of the BB before work yesterday. I took pics and printed them out so I could figure out where the stars for the last quarter should be. I need to buy fabric before I … Continue reading

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Humility Quilt

You’ve heard of humility patches, the idea being an obvious mistake is put into a quilt so as not to cause affront to God because only He can create a perfect thing. Actually this practice seems to me to be … Continue reading

Posted in Civil War Repro Quilts, Free Motion Quilting, HQ Avante, Quilting Designs, Traditional Quilts | 11 Comments

Corn and Beans

That is the title of this piece. My daughter said I should quilt the yellow parts so they look like corn. Then the title of the old quilt pattern, Corn and Beans came into my head and I haven’t been … Continue reading

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