Category Archives: Traditional Quilts

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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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

Frame Friday

Well the same quilt is still on the frame but I have made progress today! This is the first time I have used rulers and templates on an actual quilt (oh, except for the border on that one tumbler quilt). … Continue reading

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Work in progress

Now that I have a bigger frame, I am getting ready to quilt this top: As you can see, it is loaded and ready to go. I just have to decide how to quilt it! Any great ideas?

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Design Wall Monday

Welcome to another edition of DWM! You can see what others are working on by checking the Judy’s post at Patchwork Times. Here is my design wall today: I am machine piecing this quilt. I posted a tutorial to show … Continue reading

Posted in Accuquilt Studio Cutter, Civil War Repro Quilts, Design Wall Monday, Doll Quilts, Hand piecing, Hexagons, Traditional Quilts | 6 Comments