Category Archives: Traditional Quilts

Finish It Up Friday ~ Hexie Quilt

It’s done! I started piecing this top back in 2013. It is mostly hand pieced, but I did machine sew a few seams. It isn’t a true charm quilt as there are repeated fabrics. Here’s a look at the backing … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Goose in the Pond

I give up. I have waited forever for a decent day to take pictures of this quilt outside. It is always too wet, too rainy, too snowy, too dark….. So here are inside pictures. This quilt began with blocks made … Continue reading

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Memory Chain

Several of you asked about the quilt Baby E was laying on in a picture I posted earlier this week. It was nice enough yesterday for a few pictures outside. Here is most of it on the neighbor’s fence. I … Continue reading

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Throwback Tuesday?

We are getting ready for a garage sale here so I am not sewing as much as I would like this week. But I still have plenty of quilty stuff to share! I made this quilt 21 years ago while … Continue reading

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Tree Everlasting Progress

This quilt goes together quickly! These columns aren’t sewn together but I couldn’t wait to get a peek at the pattern. I still have a few more of these HSTs ┬áto go. I am hoping to get this top finished … Continue reading

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A finish!

Well it took way longer than it should have but I finally got the quilt for my nephew and his wIfe quilted and bound. I didn’t go with either panto that I showed yesterday. Instead I purchased a digital download … Continue reading

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Frame Friday

Finally got this loaded on the frame: Now I need to decide how to quilt it. Any ideas? I am considering one if the following pantos: I would custom quilt it if I could come up with a good idea. … Continue reading

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Design Wall Monday/This and That

It has been a busy but wonderful weekend here. Friday I spent the day with Daughter #1 thrifting. We found some great sales! We found a lawn mower for her new house for only $5! I got a huge enamelware … Continue reading

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Design Wall Monday

Remember the vintage blocks I got on vacation? I wanted to put them together but they varied greatly in size and were not even close to being square. I had some vintage shirting fabric that I cut onto 2″ strips … Continue reading

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Another vintage find…

Here is a vintage top I purchased in an antique mall in Traverse City. It looks like someone laundered the top causing some fraying. It is all hand pieced. I plan to quilt this on my Avante. Each block pillows … Continue reading

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