Quilting Day by Day

A Few Helpful Hints

I had an uncommon fairly acceptable hair day yesterday so it was a good time to step in front of the camera for a change and record a video with a few things I wanted to share 🙂  Hope you find it useful, or at least entertaining! It's been craaaaazy windy for the past few… Continue reading A Few Helpful Hints

Custom Quilting, My Pinterest Adventure, Quilting Day by Day

Improv Composition 1 + video – and Pinterest Adventure Days 17 thru 24

I'm giving myself permission to use this quilt post to make up for several Pinterest Adventure days!  It was time for me to stitch something wide open and I've been wanting to incorporate various ideas I've seen into a modern whole cloth quilt so I knocked off a few saved pins in this one, along… Continue reading Improv Composition 1 + video – and Pinterest Adventure Days 17 thru 24

Custom Quilting, Quilting Day by Day

A new adventure + video

Things got real on Saturday morning when I'd filled up my scribble sample on the new long arm machine and decided to load an actual quilt.  I'd been working on multi-directional control as I moved the machine around the practice fabric, trying to translate my free motion skills into what feels like another language, and… Continue reading A new adventure + video

Custom Quilting, My Pinterest Adventure, Quilting Day by Day

Pinterest Adventure Day 14

I'm still going!  HAHA I know you've seen me do feathers before and I continue to look for new ways to embellish them, twist them, branch off from them etc.  I'd saved a pin with a few of these popping off a densely quilted background and decided to sit down this morning and knock this… Continue reading Pinterest Adventure Day 14

Custom Quilting, Quilting Day by Day

Couching on the weekend

No, couching has nothing to do with laying around on the sofa ... I made a set of pillow covers this weekend using one of the Handi Quilter couching feet, some free motion quilting, and a cool ball of chenille yarn. The neutral colors worked well for a modern look and both covers came out… Continue reading Couching on the weekend

Quilting Day by Day

Keeping in Touch!

Hello everyone.  Yes, I am still here!  There has been some craaaaazzzzzy heat in my area the past while and when that happens my brain fries so I'm not able to do a lot of work on any kind of project.  I kind of just sit still in as little clothing as possible and try… Continue reading Keeping in Touch!