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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 August 18, 2019

I had a finish this week for some fabric out. Good to see the numbers going in the right direction. I wanted to finish quilting the acorn runner last night, but fatigue won out and I made the binding instead. … Continue reading

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The Quilt That Changed Everything

It was a typical Sunday afternoon at the sewing machine. I wanted to free motion quilt, my machine didn’t want to cooperate. I changed the spool position a half dozen times. I switched to a different needle. I re-threaded the … 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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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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Four Steps On The Journey

It’s time to start thinking about what worked and what didn’t this year, and possible goals for next year. I like to live with ideas before I embrace them. I need to know we can have a working relationship. The … Continue reading

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The Other Side

So far this week hasn’t been very productive. I quilted the other side of the Market Bag, which went better and faster than the first side. I even trimmed away the extra backing and batting. I took a picture of … Continue reading

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