Category Archives: Quilting

The Label is DONE!

I really hope my Nanny doesn’t read my blog. 😀 Otherwise the surprise will be ruined! :0 I finally finished putting on the label at midnight last night. My fingers are so sore from using the needle. I probably should … Continue reading

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Bobbins, Quilts, Ice Road Truckers and Country Whimsy

Here is a sneak peek of the quilt I am going to talk about. More on that in a minute! Things have been hectic lately. My mind has been a whirl with office stuff, planning stuff, life stuff. You know, … Continue reading

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Super Quick Quilty Update

In my quilt guild on Tuesday they stated they are having a name tag challenge. All members need to make a name tag. It needs to have our name on it and somehow be quilted. Some of those ladies are … Continue reading

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Happy Belated Birthday to ME!

My hubby, super handy and most wonderful guy, gave me a gift certificate to my local quilt store for my birthday earlier in the month. $100 to spend on myself for quilting. Wowsa. I had to think about it for … Continue reading

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New Pressing Board

My father in law gifted me with the pieces to make a new pressing board for my quilting. (For those of you who don’t quilt, it is a real pain in the patootie to iron on a regular board. Things … Continue reading

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Super Quick Quilt Update

Christmas is coming and my presents need to be going! I finished this little mat today. 🙂 It really shouldn’t have taken me months to do it, but I got distracted with all my other projects! I hope she likes … Continue reading

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Super Quick Quilt Update

Top is finished. Lines are drawn. Wrestled it on my standing hoop. Now to learn how to hand quilt!! I had a great Thanksgiving with my Michigan family. Mom B and I did the Black Friday Shopping Extravaganza! Managed to … Continue reading

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Quick Quilt Update

I finally got my machine tuned up and some free time to work on my projects. Yay. I have been plugging along on my blue quilt. Free motion quilting with less than ideal settings can be frustrating! I am bound … Continue reading

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Quickie Project

You know all those annoying little threads that happen when you sew or quilt? And you just dump them on your sewing table and then they fall on the floor (to be eaten by the cat) or stick to your … Continue reading

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Ta Da! My First Finished Quilt.

I still need to put the label on the back (which I think is my new signature label … see below) and sew on a hanging sleeve. Otherwise it is DONE! I am really pleased with it and I think … Continue reading

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