My bow tie quilt made from "The Ladies" quilt block exchange. Five of us each made blocks for each other and then we all put our quilts together. We all picked our background colors (mine was white on white) and told what fabrics we wanted. I wanted mine to be scrappy with a vintage layout and look and quilted it with a very simple design. I didn't like the flapping 3-D centers so I quilted the edges with a tiny zip zag to hold them down. I found a scrap of light blue fabric with tiny…Continue
I have been working on several memory quilts and catching up on some quilts that have been on my bucket list for quite some time now. I finished putting together my Tee Time golf quilt. I had so much fun designing, piecing, appliqueing and free motion quilting this one. It is one of my favorites and was a lot of fun to work on something so whimsical. I am not a golfer and I don't know any female who does, so I am going to see about putting this one up for sale. I am enjoying it while it…Continue
I am used to using YLI and some OMNI threads. I am wondering if many of you have used the Essential Pro Polyester thread for longarming, and if so, how you like it. I am considering purchasing several colors. Thanks!
I haven't posted since July. It has been a crazy time around here. I have connected with a grade school friend on Facebook and she asked me to make memory quilts from her mothers clothing. It had been a year since her mother's passing and she was ready to make family memory quilts. I started off with 4 baby quilts, then 7 lap quilts (KU, KSU and Chiefs themes were three she wanted for sure). I am glad I made them for her even if she cried when she saw them. She will have such wonderful…Continue
I drive a silver Honda Element which we all call "Elly". I lost the small quilt I usually carried in my vehicle for my grandkids so when I saw this elephant fabric I knew what I had to do. I made an "Elly" quilt to keep in the truck in case the grandkids get cold. I quilted my first real feathers on the quilt. I know where the mistakes are but I won't tell anyone! LOL …Continue