Tag Archives: Handi Quilter

New “toys”…………..

Are always fun to play with….right??? I got my ruler order from Bethanne Nemesh, yesterday, and today I just had to play. I’m beginning the only client quilt of this year and needed to do some ditch stitching (SID)—-perfect!! Such a … Continue reading

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Playtime—–came to an end……………

Before noon!! How could it go by so quickly??!!! 5 stars-feathered, narrow inner border-plumed, outer border—well, you will have to ‘call’ that one! And the ruler work=pure joy!!! Let’s begin…………with ditch stitching………….Yup, around each star and each side of that … 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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A sunny Saturday afternoon………

(Yesterday) was spent at a Handi Quilter workshop at the Quilt Corner in Sparta,WI. Led by HQ rep Mary Beth, the class, although primarily ‘aimed’ at long arm stitchers, had helpful tips for Sweet 16 users, also. I went with … Continue reading

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Doin’ what it does best………………….

My Handi Quilter “Glide” foot, that is. I first wrote about it here and described a fun secondary use here, but its primary use, and the reason I purchased it, is for this………  When stitching around all those beautiful vintage … Continue reading

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1 completed; 1 remaining…………

Border, that is. Got the borders SID (Stitch in the Ditch)/stabilized and decided on a design for the narrower white border. In order to stitch it, I needed to grab another handy gadget….my Handi Quilter “Versa Tool”. With a few … Continue reading

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A very cool/awesome Sweet 16 accessory………

Before going further, I will have to say there isn’t much that I’ve needed to add to Ms Sweetie’s wardrobe BUT this one is a “doozy”!!!! Instant LOVE!!!! I’ve had a (client’s) project pending that I had this fab idea … Continue reading

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Finally (almost) finished Friday………….

Just the binding left on the “Cardinal Quilt”. The final border was finished this morning. After the feather flourishes in the previous borders, I wanted something a bit less fussy but still keeping with the “nature”/”organic” feel of the quilt. … Continue reading

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