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 Friends! I had a moment to go through my videos and get the next in this series up on the website! I had hoped to be able to record all the leaves and the acorns but looks like the acorns dropped off the tree (so to speak)! The inspiration came from these Oak trees… Continue reading Free Motion Quilting “Snow In October” Video 3 – Oak Leaves!
Hi Everyone! Here's video 2! These are the feathers I quilted in the blue log areas. It's a simple feather, nothing fancy! Enjoy! ~Cathy
Hi Everyone, Are you ready for one of my visually boring videos?? Ha! For those new to the blog I like to record my stitching, especially when I'm free motion quilting. It helps to save it for posterity sake so if I ever need to review what I did I can do that. In this… Continue reading Free Motion Quilting “Snow In October” Video 1 – The Brown Logs
Whoot! I love the feeling of progress! I have the last few corner blocks to go then the middle section will be finished! Here's some detail of the brown logs... ...and some detail of the blue logs with their meandering feather... ...another look. I've taken some video though not sure if it will be… Continue reading Almost to the Borders on ‘Snow In October’ Quilt!
Hi Friends! The project I'm working on right now is the quilting on the 'Snow In October' log cabin quilt. I've been slowly figuring out a plan as to how I'd like to go about the quilting. First I print a copy of the quilt (I used EQ7 to help with that) and then with… Continue reading Quilting ‘Snow In October’
Hi Everyone! I finished this last night. Just in time to be wrapped up and given this afternoon at a baby shower. This was my Leader/Ender project that was constructed in-between the Roll Roll Buzz Saw topper I posted a few posts back. Detail of the quilting... Free Motion Quilted on my Bernina Sport 801,… Continue reading Baby Quilt Leader/Ender Project All Finished! Ready for Gifting
Summer happens so quickly around here. For months we deal with cold and snow and then almost like magic the weather turns warm and summer happens! If we don't get out and enjoy it we'll miss it. That is why I LOVE our new camper. This past weekend was an annual trip to Van Buren… Continue reading Camping and Quilting – Tackling Two Loves at Once!
The free motion quilting of the feathers is finally finished! Now I have to come up with a plan for the outer border. I just found Patsy Thompson's video here! http://youtu.be/wKlMTl4XwSY I'm off to figure out how to do this! Okay, and don't you just love Patsy's videos? I have to watch more of… Continue reading String Quilt Project – Feather Practice Finished!
The Quilting is Finished!!!! I completed the spiral quilting of the border this afternoon. I made a quick video for your viewing pleasure. There is some narration, but it's my first production at that so go easy on me! Anyhoosy...here's the vid: Now all I need to do is the binding! My FIRST binding, yikes.… Continue reading Quilting The Carolina Christmas – The Spiral Border!