Tag Archive: free motion quilting

ScrapHappy September 2018

I am so happy to join this group!  I have been wanting to get something finished for the monthly Scrap Happy Day on the 15th, and I finally made it. I bought big… Continue reading

Trying Some FMQ Options

Thank you to everyone for input on ways to put the string quilt blocks together.  In the comments, Choice 3, a straight grid of sashing was the clear winner, but in the voting,… Continue reading

Clear to Create? Or Create to Clear?

On those days that I don’t have a specific project in mind, I will head to my studio with every intention of clearing the decks.  I would love to be able to have… Continue reading

A Practice Piece for My Practice Piece

This week I had some time to set aside to just practicing free motion quilting, and I decided to work through the book Quilting Wide Open Spaces by Judi Madsen.  (When I bought… Continue reading

Thread Comparisons

The last few days I have been playing with the threads that I bought at Quilt Festival, trying out different sizes for the top thread and bobbin, with different sizes of needles and… Continue reading

A Plethora of Leisurely Projects

I have been having a great summer with a lot of enjoyable projects – I make a little progress on three or four of them each day.  I’m not getting a whole lot… Continue reading

Finishing Up February

I only got two (count them, two) projects done in February. The first one was the blue and green log cabin lap quilt that was almost done by the end of January.  Here… Continue reading

Sew Many Variables, Sew Little Time

As part of Use-Up-Your-Scraps month*, I decided to focus on the different types of stabilizers, needles, and thread that are stuffed in drawers in the studio.  I got all of these notions in… Continue reading

Getting the Hang of It

I’m almost done with the sea glass quilt.  I quilted the second half today, and joined the two halves together.  Now all I have to do is quilt across the middle seam, and… Continue reading

Are You a Looker or a Leaper?

Are you the kind of person who considers every choice?  Or do you just plunge ahead with the first one that appeals to you? I tend to err more on the looking side… Continue reading