Category Archives: Longarm Quilting

Machine Quilting Fabric for Sewing Projects

When I first started using a long arm quilting machine, I was intrigued by the many uses one of which is to combine different fabrics for sewing projects not just making quilts. It is literally a whole cloth quilting project…  and … Continue reading

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Ever Use Gluebasting For Machine Binding?

If you never used gluebasting with school glue for machine binding a quilt, you MUST try it! I never liked machine binding until I did. Arthritis in my fingers got really challenging and so pushed me to try it, especially … Continue reading

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A Lot of Changes going on!

When you decide to put up a shop of any kind all of a sudden there is so much more to do and think about! Is the name just right? How do I display my wares? How do I price … Continue reading

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One of my favorite kind of days….

                                    …a quilt fabric Road Trip! I was so sorry to hear that another quilt shop in (sort of) my area was closing! … Continue reading

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Baby Dragon Quilt…

…and digital quilting. My niece and great nephew inspired this quilt because …we love dragons! The Hobbit started that for me and I LOVE all the How To Train Your Dragon movies and series! So does my granddaughter, so I get to … Continue reading

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Whoo Loves You Owl Quilt Pattern

It feels so good to get another pattern done! I loved making this quilt for my granddaughter Madalyn when she was born. It’s such a bright and cheerful happy quilt! I love the idea of layering the owl and branches … Continue reading

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“Ellie’s Birdies”…a new quilt pattern

After a long break from pattern making I was able to wrap my head around it again to finish this one! Pattern writing is much Much MUCH harder than you think! But I’m so glad to have this one ready to … Continue reading

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Back to the Sack… My American Feed Sack Quilting

I have two loves in quilting – Feed Sack and Thread Painting. When I started this blog I was totally daunted with the idea of “blogging” and gave up pretty quickly after a few posts about my love of feed … Continue reading

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Totally taken in by 30’s Feedsack Prints!

Doing this quilt for Linda (via her very special friend Agnete) has been quite a changing influence in my quilting life! I have not posted any of my own quilts yet on this new blog…and why not? Because I have … Continue reading

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Old and New!

It’s been inspiring and fun to work with this quilt top made with original 30’s fabrics! From the designing stage to actual quilting I just loved taking a step back into someone’s past as I enjoyed the many prints in … Continue reading

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