Quilting and popovers……..

The perfect combo for a perfect afternoon! After this morning’s trek to La Crosse, I got busy on my “friendship quilt”. Very good progress made………………….008



And some views of the back…………………………………….011



Threads used: Sulky Viscose in “Ivory” on top and Connecting Threads Essential Pro poly “Natural” on the bobbin. “Feather Swirl” (my name) is the quilt motif. It’s better than half complete. Have no fabric left for the binding…….hmmmmm…..the hunt is on!!!!

For supper…….a quick fix……popovers and chicken and wild rice with white gravy to put over.  014


Added a lettuce salad. Yum!!!!! Quiet tonight. A tad busy away from home tomorrow!!!! Take care. Til next we meet…..

About treadlemusic

A quilter who rides motorcycle, living on a small hobby farm in southeastern Minnesota. Grandmother and Great Grandmother.
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11 Responses to Quilting and popovers……..

  1. Thread crazy says:

    I do believe you love to do feathers – gorgeous, simply gorgeous.

  2. Fiona says:

    fantastic quilting… I’d love to be able to do that…

  3. KerryCan says:

    I only do hand quilting but, when I see how fast you work and how pretty it is, I can see the appeal of working on a machine!

    • treadlemusic says:

      My hands won’t allow that quilting any more (used to do lots!!!) but I just am totally enamored by “machines” (of any sort!) so this machine quilting ‘thing’ is ME!!!!!

  4. Doreen, Doreen, Doreen! The feather swirls is GORGEOUS!!!
    Total quilt envy over here!

    • treadlemusic says:

      They seem to be the one motif that pulls me in BIG TIME!!!!! I have to keep figuring out more variations!!!! Inspiration/instruction from Wendy Sheppard (Ivory Spring) and Jamie Wallen (YouTube videos) have been crucial in my learning the technical points about feathers. Thanks so much for your very sweet words, Friend!!!!! AND your stitching is certainly not shabby, either!!!!!!!! Hugs across the pond…………………

  5. your quilting is fantastic! and dinner looks amazing!!

    • treadlemusic says:

      I so value your eval on my quilting (as you have been my inspiration for a very long time!!!!!!!). Aren’t popovers the best??? And they make an ordinary meal special. I do these cuz I can’t seem to make good biscuits to save my soul!!!!!! Sigh……………… (Maybe cuz I live in southern MN not the southern USA!!!! ROFL!!!!!!!)

  6. mtetar says:

    Now that’s a great way to end a creative day. Looks really yummy. Blessings Always, Mtetar

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