Category Archives: quilting

Let’s Talk Plans 2023

I don’t usually do a plans post, but I definitely have them and decided to share. I’ve enjoyed seeing other people’s plans. They help motivate me to focus on what’s important to me creatively. For better or worse, here’s the … Continue reading

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May 2022 OMG Finish

My OMG challenge for May was to finish quilting Open Dialogue. I had my doubts when the thread started shredding about a third of the way through. I ended up changing the needle (both a new one and a different … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash May 29, 2022

No change in the numbers. I am avoiding the Memorial Day sales. Tempting, but no room to store anything else. My drawers runneth over. Quilting moves forward on Open Dialogue. I am loving the outlined motifs. I will add this … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash March 22, 2020

No change in the numbers this week. As things are I would have to work hard to add to the stash. I’m not one to buy much of anything online. I quilted one block on Bears With Borders.  There’s an … Continue reading

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Cutting Complete

I finally finished cutting the pieces for a Walk in The Woods. Someone asked how the blocks went together. Sorry, I don’t remember who. The pieces are arranged the way they go together in the blocks. Because of the way … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash March 15, 2020

No change in the numbers this week. Bears With Borders is basted and ready for quilting. I’m still cutting pieces for A Walk In The Woods. All my Guild events for the rest of this month have been cancelled, which … Continue reading

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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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