Category Archives: quilting

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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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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