Tag Archives: Glide

Starting the next project……….

On a weekend doesn’t usually happen around here but I had a few moments so………………….. Making the “sandwich” and ready for the stitching…………. It’s a military quilt that was pieced by a friend who isn’t able to finish it due … Continue reading

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A “Two-fer”……………

For a special client. Two wall quilt tops (one for her and one for a sweet gift) were brought to me and the fun began. The pattern is “Stitch Happens” by Kelli Fannen.         I knew I … Continue reading

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A Monday’s time of play…………………

Was perfect! Hot and humid outdoors, A/C, music and the hum of Ms. Sweetie indoors. A bit of McTavishing fun………………….   Thread: (Top) Glide, 40 wt.; (Bobbin) Connecting Threads Essential Pro poly, 70 wt. Batting: Hobbs Heirloom cotton/poly (80/20). More storms … Continue reading

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Saturday report: A Friday finish…………

The binding is on and a small label is attached. Martha Washington Star quilt is officially a UFO no longer! It’s especially nice that my stash didn’t increase much with leftovers from this kit and I used all but 25” … Continue reading

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There’s just something so appealing about…………

Star themed quilts…..what do you think? They can be done with a more traditional look but adapt so well to a more modern setting. “Martha Washington Star” (see here) seems to have the comfy cozy more traditional “feel”. The fun … Continue reading

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A little diversion………

But one that has to be shown in “sneaky peeks” for now! Why?, you may ask. Well, the cute little projects will be wending their way to distant homes soon (via USPS, hence the word “wending”!!!!!!).   Hmmmmm….yes, they’re paper … Continue reading

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Me, too!!!!!……….

A while back, I posted about a book cover gift I made (here). Last Saturday I got to looking at the Bible cover I have had for decades and decided that I needed to get busy and make one for … Continue reading

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Book Cover “Pattern”………..kinda……….

To refresh your memory….a photo (For the complete info, see my previous post, here. . There’s a few variables….like the size of the book you will need to cover! Mine was a medium, hard cover book measuring: 5.75”x 8.75”x 1.5”(page … Continue reading

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Your thoughts on ‘shopping’?????

And, while I’m waiting for your lovely comments, I will tell you that I very much dislike that activity….unless…..there’s some type of fabric involved! Grocery shopping used to be more fun than these days. I’m not sure if it’s strictly … Continue reading

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The gift is gifted…….the complete picture……

Last week I gave you little “peeks” at a gift that would find its way to a new home. That happened last Saturday and, now, a better picture………………Front.      Back     And a better close-up………….   The groom & bride’s initials … Continue reading

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One Word Wednesday…………….

“Peek”………………… (More info after gifting!!!)

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A “finish” and a “start”…………..

The ‘start’ of this “finish” may be found here. This lap (57”x 74”) sized quilt was another relaxing one to stitch. On to the photos…………..      And, since the above snapshot really doesn’t show the stitching………….       I just love the movement … Continue reading

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“Twin” finishes…………..

Yup……all completed! Right down to the labels, washing and drying. Yay! Each one started out measuring (approximately) 36”x 42” and now measure 2” less both dimensions. No..I do not prewash! BUT, there was no color bleed (the “Shout” sheets were … Continue reading

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What was shown on Monday……………

And begun here, now looks like these………….. In case you missed it, here’s a link to my previous post on these. Close-ups of the results.     The all-over feathers sure finish much quicker than the smaller, ruler-work finish!!! But … Continue reading

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A Feathered Finish…………………

To continue yesterday’s progress (here), and looking very good……. .   This was a block-of-the-month, sponsored by JJ Stitches of Sun Prairie,WI. Quite a stunning pattern, don’t you think?? My client had to work through a few errors in some … Continue reading

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Another (almost) Wordless Wednesday……….

Almost a finish………… …………… Threads: (top) Glide poly (bobbin) Connecting Threads Essential Pro poly (70 wt).

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A challenge presented; a challenge met…………….

A few weeks ago, a quilty friend and I traveled down the highway to Prairie du Chien (WI) to The Picket Fence quilt shop for a Sunday afternoon event they call a “Peek over the Picket Fence”. 47 ladies enjoyed … Continue reading

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