Machine Quilting, quilting

Free Motion Quilting “Snow In October” Video 3 – Oak Leaves!

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!

Dealing with the unexpected, In the Studio, Pet Antics!, Sewing

Up-Cycling T-Shirts to help Our Dog Heal!

Hi Friends, Me here.  It's been a little crazy here lately and I haven't been able to sit down and get a post in until just now.  Last week I took our dog Holly in to the Vet for her annual exam and asked them to figure out what a big lump was on her… Continue reading Up-Cycling T-Shirts to help Our Dog Heal!

Free Motion Mondays, Machine Quilting, quilting

Free Motion Quilting “Snow In October” Video 1 – The Brown Logs

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

Machine Quilting, quilting

Almost to the Borders on ‘Snow In October’ Quilt!

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!

Free Motion Mondays, Machine Quilting, quilting

Quilting ‘Snow In October’

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’

Off the beaten trail, quilting, Trailer Adventures

Vermont Quilt Festival!

The Vermont Quilt Festival! One of the nice things about traveling is you never know what surprises will pop up!  The Vermont Quilt Festival was one of those surprise coincidences that was happening very close to where we were camped in Vermont...and how could I not resist? For your enjoyment.  Most of these were from… Continue reading Vermont Quilt Festival!

camping, Off the beaten trail, Scenes From the Dashboard Series, travel

Scenes from the Dashboard Series: The Road FROM Vermont!

Hi All! Ahh!  Now the fun of the trip coming home.  We decided to travel the northern route by way of Canada!  I thought it would make for a great adventure and shock some of my nerves to see how easy (or hard) it would be to cross the border with our RV! Garmin took… Continue reading Scenes from the Dashboard Series: The Road FROM Vermont!

camping, Off the beaten trail, Scenes From the Dashboard Series, travel

Scenes From The Dashboard Series: The Road to Vermont!

Hi Friends! We've been gone for a little over a week on a camping trip to Vermont.  Our destination was South Hero, VT for a family reunion.  As part of my 'Scenes from the Dashboard' series I'd thought I'd post some highlights of that trip. We planned our journey to take us on the way… Continue reading Scenes From The Dashboard Series: The Road to Vermont!