Free Motion Mondays, Machine Quilting, quilting

Free Motion Quilting “Snow In October” Video 1 – The Brown Logs

Hi Everyone, Are you ready for one of my visually boring videos??  Ha! For those new to the blog I like to record my stitching, especially when I'm free motion quilting.  It helps to save it for posterity sake so if I ever need to review what I did I can do that. In this… Continue reading Free Motion Quilting “Snow In October” Video 1 – The Brown Logs

Machine Quilting, quilting

Almost to the Borders on ‘Snow In October’ Quilt!

Whoot! I love the feeling of progress! I  have the last few corner blocks to go then the middle section will be finished! Here's some detail of the brown logs...      ...and some detail of the blue logs with their meandering feather... ...another look. I've taken some video though not sure if it will be… Continue reading Almost to the Borders on ‘Snow In October’ Quilt!

Free Motion Mondays, Machine Quilting, quilting

Quilting ‘Snow In October’

Hi Friends! The project I'm working on right now is the quilting on the 'Snow In October' log cabin quilt. I've been slowly figuring out a plan as to how I'd like to go about the quilting.  First I print a copy of the quilt (I used EQ7 to help with that) and then with… Continue reading Quilting ‘Snow In October’

Off the beaten trail, quilting, Trailer Adventures

Vermont Quilt Festival!

The Vermont Quilt Festival! One of the nice things about traveling is you never know what surprises will pop up!  The Vermont Quilt Festival was one of those surprise coincidences that was happening very close to where we were camped in Vermont...and how could I not resist? For your enjoyment.  Most of these were from… Continue reading Vermont Quilt Festival!

Back To Square One, Sewing

Back To Square One Block Tutorial – Part 1: The Flying Geese Segments

Hi Friends! As I've been working on these 'Back to Square One' blocks I've been writing up this  tutorial and paper pattern pieces...so first things first. Here is the pattern: Back to Square One Block r1 This is a combo-pieced pattern using Paper Piecing for the Flying Geese blocks, Paper Foundation Piecing for the String… Continue reading Back To Square One Block Tutorial – Part 1: The Flying Geese Segments

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International Quilt Festival – Chicago

I took lots of photos of the International Quilt Festival - Chicago yesterday both before my volunteer work began and after, when I had time to just gaze and admire all the quilts... I've included the maker's names where possible in a corresponding photo.  These red and white quilts (names were not listed for the… Continue reading International Quilt Festival – Chicago

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Back To Square One Block…

Friday I was working on a complimentary block to my Scrappy Arrowhead block.  I think I'll call this block "Back to Square One".  So appropriate don't you think considering our dilemma with the kitchen remodel?  It could also most definitely work for my Weight Loss Journey Quilt I've boxed up and put on the shelf… Continue reading Back To Square One Block…