Tag Archives: machine quilting

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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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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Stash Report And Liberated Play

No fabric in this week. I finished up the liberated piecing blocks by putting them together in a small quilt the size of a placemat. This piece is my creative play for the month. I’m beginning to wonder if I’ll … Continue reading

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UFO #3

I finished the third UFO for the year. I decided to call this one “Thinking of Maggie”. I almost called it “Remembering Maggie”, but that makes it sound like she passed away, which to the best of my knowledge she … Continue reading

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Stash Report And Small Victories

No fabric in this week. I skipped the sale at my LQS and don’t regret it at all. A small amount out this week as part of the continuing declutter. I found a faded piece of pink fabric from origins … Continue reading

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I knew I’d have to do it sooner or later. I bought a wide bed machine two years ago and never could get it to free motion quilt correctly. I spent time messing with it and corrected some of the … Continue reading

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Stash Report And The List

No fabric in or out this week. I started quilting the Raffle Block by outlining the appliqué. I will quilt heavily in the open space to make the appliqué stand out. The quilt is small, so maybe a finish next … Continue reading

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August Short List

Hard to believe another month has passed. Life moves at lightening speed these days, much faster than I like. I started July strong by finishing two projects the first few days and then never finished another thing. I made progress … Continue reading

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A QAYG Moment

I finished quilting the tumblers using a QAYG method. I don’t know that I’d do it this way again. I used something similar to a stitch and flip method, but with really big sections instead of rows. The quilt was … Continue reading

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Loose Ends

I’m very excited to have finished the quilting on Bouncing Bubbles. I felt reluctant to post a picture because of all the thread ends, but decided to go for it. I’ll bury them all when I’m hanging out with my … Continue reading

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