This is the quilt that has been on the frame for a coon's age. It's beautiful, and turned out exactly the way my customer wanted it (I'm not bragging, she said those exact words, LOL), and it's finally done: I did all of the straight line stitching, freehand (well, with a ruler), around the ... VIEW POST
Even more quilting!
I know: two posts in a row about QUILTING, it's just crazy. This is another repeat for my MQResource friends, but I think it's worth it, it's so cute: ON this one, I tried to do the bows freehand and the one I did was...hooboy, it stank. Partly because I just charged right in ... VIEW POST
Another one from the vault
I know. It looks like I'm being really productive, but it's mostly my IQ doing a lot of work while I sit around and surf the web. (I posted on MQR that I need to name my IQ since it has become such a productive "employee" -- Mom suggested Bess, which led me to wonder about Nancy Drew's other BFF, ... VIEW POST
While I've been busy doing other things (bookkeeping, blech), I've also been working hard quilting. My next customer quilts require me to custom quilt them, so I've thrown a couple of my own into the queue until I'm ready. This poor quilt has been hanging around my sewing room for years. Many ... VIEW POST
Life, Liberty, Happiness, Quilted.
I just shared this over on MQResource, but figured I'd better post it here, too. Funny, I'll call it "finished," when it clearly has a long way to go -- but getting past the quilting is a pretty big hurdle. I'm pretty sure I'm not going to bind it -- I think I'm going to face it, so that what ... VIEW POST
New Adventure #2
I've taken the plunge, and added an Intelliquilter to my longarm quilting machine. Oh wow. This is SO COOL. I'm going to go back and fill up the rest of that practice quilt sandwich, and I'll tell you more later. ... VIEW POST