My husband is putting a hydraulic lift on my quilting machine for which I am one thankful lady. So while my machine is tied up I decided to go ahead and quilt my one and only “mini” I made. I used Studio 180 Design’s Love Link Pattern and the Wing Clipper tool to make 1/2″ x… Continue reading Love Links and Polka Dots a Good Combination
So when do you start a new project? I have six quilts in the wings waiting to be quilted, and at least ten partially pieced quilts needing finishing. I promised myself I was going to catch up, but all it took was a poke from a student ” Are you going to teach “Lemoyne Trails?”… Continue reading More Fabric Please
I get so excited in those “ah ha” moments which I had just the other day. I had a quilt hanging over the kitchen banister. It was one I recently quilted and had tried all kinds of new ruler and free motion designs to the point of overdoing it a bit. That’s not what caught… Continue reading It’s the Value that Counts
I have been working on “Doubly Charmed”, a Studio 180 pattern that uses the Corner Beam tool. The corner beams are made with 5 inch squares so it’s a great way to use a Charm Pack or some of your stash. When you cut away the sides of your corner beam you set them aside… Continue reading Doubly Charmed
Back in March, the Studio 180 Design Certified Instructors along with Deb, Sue and the rest of the Tucker team got together to test a couple of new patterns, “Wish Upon and Northern Neighbors”. I just finished my Northern Neighbors quilt top. I used all batik fabrics. There were hundreds of flying geese in this… Continue reading Northern Neighbors, Oh Canada!
I’ve not wanted to share the Hunter’s Star quilt I made until little Isla arrived. Her family did not want to know the sex of their fourth child. Having always known this time they wanted the surprise factor. However, the way my niece announced her pregnancy was toe text me while I was at a… Continue reading Isla Mae Has Arrived
This was such a fun project to quilt. With the LeMoyne Stars, V-blocks, and Square there was such a diversity of areas to be quilted it was just fun. My previous blog (and yes it has been a while, but life gets in the way sometimes), showed the piecing of “Trade Winds”, and here I… Continue reading Quilting Trade Winds