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
This top should look familiar, as it is the header of the blog at the moment. I thought this week would be a good week to get this one sandwiched and begin the process of quilting. Initially I was going to bring this to a long-arm quilter and pay to have it quilted. As of… Continue reading Basting a Quilt Today
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!
Whoot! I finished up the 4 patch border (2nd border) of the Churn Dash Quilt this morning... I want to thank Ginia of Early Morning Quilter for sharing her truly awesome technique for ripping out seams with me! Thanks Ginia, this saved me on another smaller section of the quilt this morning! (I digress). Click… Continue reading Borders Almost Finished!
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've been making lots of blocks using the Speedy Churn Dash pattern sheet. Each one is unique and they are so fun! I've completed 56 and plan for a sashing and a border. This pattern is developing into another 'no waste' design as I'm incorporating the extra 3" blocks as border treatment. I had thought of a white… Continue reading 2 Weeks and 56 Blocks Later I’ve Almost Made Butter!
This unbearable cold has really kept us locked indoors this past week! All better to come up with some fun ideas! I have been putzing around with one of my 'thoughts', those ideas that come to me every once in a while and I have to test them out. My inspiration is this Churn Dash quilt my Grandmother… Continue reading The Speedy Churn Dash Block – Fat Quarter Super Friendly