Hi Friends, I've started to video some of the quilting on the Speedy Churn Dash Quilt. This first video is a quick look at the first few blocks completed. I'll have a video up soon of the actual quilting. See the results so far... (sorry, someday I WILL get a better camera, but for now… Continue reading Free Motion Quilting the Speedy Churn Dash Quilt Episode 1
Hi Everyone! The top is finished! I came home this evening and blazed through the third border. I didn't stop until it was complete and I could get a picture of it. Not even stopping to press. Just zip zip zip sewing and whisked off into the dimming twilight for a full study photo! I… Continue reading A Churn Dash Topper Finish!
Isn't that the truth? First of all Happy Easter to all. Today is Good Friday, we have the day off work. It is a day of fasting, services and reflection but this morning I had some time to sit with my current quilt project, the Churn Dash quilt, and work on the borders. I was doing great… Continue reading A Project Just Isn’t A Project Without A Mistake
Happy Saturday Everyone! I spent some minutes this morning cutting up the leftovers into the remaining 3" squares I'm going to need for the border on the Churn Dash quilt. When I'm entirely too lazy to set up a 'proper' cutting station I use my collapsible ironing board, a small cutting mat and a… Continue reading Using up the 3 Inch Squares for the Border!
First of all THANK YOU all for your comments! It was so fun to hear what you thought and I very much appreciate the input! Wow, so many of you liked option #3, the Black inner border with the wide Black outer border! I am beginning to second guess myself now! Are you ready to… Continue reading Border Decision!
I'm on the last rows of the sashing when I realized I had too many Dachshund's! Look! I didn't catch this earlier so I pulled out the fabrics and will be swapping out these Dachshunds for the strip to the right. It will be a straight forward seam ripper pull and replace maneuver and then… Continue reading Some Sashing Adjustments