I finally have a sewing machine that was made for machine quilting. The Bernina 700 series has a longer arm with a large quilting area to the right of the needle. The Bernina Stitch Regulator makes even my feeble attempts at quilting look good.
Pattern: Swoon by Thimble Blossoms By: Camille Roskelley Fabric Collection: MODA, “Over the Rainbow” Collection By: Edyta Sitar Thread: Auril 2370 for piecing and quilting Batting: Quilter’s Dream 80/20 Dimensions: Before Quilting: 95″ x 95″ After Quilting: 92″ x 92″ After Washing and Drying on low in dryer: 85″ x 85″ So, I had a … Continue reading Swoon Quilt
Quick Project with (nearly) Instant Gratification This block pattern, designed by Terri Vanden Bosch, won the 2016 Accuquilt GO! Block Design contest. It is complicated enough to be show worthy, while at the same time, small enough to complete in a couple of days. Her fabric choices were not something I would have thought of, … Continue reading Point of View
After 3 years, I have finally finished this quit. The pattern was found in an issue or Fons & Porter’s Love of Quilting Magazine. I have lost the magazine, so I can’t post the issue of volume number. The name of the pattern is “Emily’s Wedding Quilt” and I think it can be purchased from the … Continue reading FINALLY FINISHED!
This past summer, I made 2 very colorful quilts for the other 2 grandkids. I’m trying to find the pictures I took before I can post about them. So, this quilt is for the littlest one of our family. She has just graduated to a regular bed and loves bright colors. I chose the “Swoon” … Continue reading A Quilt for Zoë
Pillows … in honor of the 99th birthday of our National Parks System. The true wealth of our nation lies in our national parks. The amount of volunteer hours it has taken to create and maintain their trail systems is phenomenal. So, to celebrate our love of that, I’ve made 4 national park pillows to … Continue reading National Park Pillows