Category Archives: quilting

Let’s Talk Free Motion

Free motion quilting (FMQ)is one of those topics that always gets a reaction. Some people love it, others not so much. Some find it intimidating. There are many quilters out there who are much better at it than me, and … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash April 28, 2019

No change in the numbers this week. I started quilting the QAL top yesterday. Once I got over the fact there would be a lot of stops and starts, the design came easier. Sometimes you have to get out of … Continue reading

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The Original Plan – Thoughts

It feels good when a plan comes together. A piecing project now lives on the table with the piecing machine, and a UFO that needs quilted lives next to the quilting machine. There will be some preliminary stitching done on … Continue reading

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What If Wednesday – The Original Plan

I’ve been quilting the chunky churn dash runner and it’s going slow. I free motion quilt something every three or four month, and it isn’t enough to get very adept at it. I have heard people that teach and write … Continue reading

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Squeezing It In

Like everyone else, I’m trying to wrap up a few projects before the end of the year. I finished my hat Thursday night, just in time for the weather to warm up so I don’t need it. I’m sure I’ll … Continue reading

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Stash Report And The Little Diva

Nothing in or out this week. I’m quilting the Stitching To Dye piece after a morning of frustration with my sewing machine. I finally figured out it didn’t like the thread I was using to FMQ. I switched it out … Continue reading

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A Different Way Of Doing

A nagging little injury took me away from exercise and yoga this week and forced me to sit down and rest instead. It freed up a big chunk of time that I needed to fill with something positive to keep … Continue reading

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