Tag Archives: Isacord

The “rest of the story”….a very happy ending…….

(Story beginnings found here and here) It’s County Fair time in Houston County! And the judging has been completed!!!!!!      I haven’t congratulated her..yet..’cuz I just know that she is very busy with her other fair showings. Along with the … Continue reading

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Today is: ONE WORD (almost) WEDNESDAY!!!………………

TEXTURE……………..         “Tessellation” piecings are always a fun visual. (a pattern that contains 1 figure shape that fits together without gaps  between the shapes=tessellation) For a free pattern of this piecing, go to Jeni Baker’s blog “In … Continue reading

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Design Wall Monday……….

And this sweet little quilt (42”x54”) was made by an enthusiastic quilter-of-tomorrow…………….she chose the thread color….. so much fun, hmmmmm??     And the quilting pattern was decided…..(my fave!) “Funky Feather Swirl”(link includes the tutorial)……    (Click on the photo above … Continue reading

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Friday Finishes………..

First……a client quilt out the door.    I presented a quick glimpse of this one in this post. Because it was hand pieced, a paisley stitching motif worked best to ease in the areas of fullness that presented themselves. I … Continue reading

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Next up…………….

Another “row quilt” with a beachy theme…….gotta luv it, hmmmmm??? This one is more lap sized. The dimensional creativity is (again) amazing!!!! (see previous quilt project here)       A bit of “ditch stitchin’” will be needed before the real fun … Continue reading

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Unity with diversity…………..

And, no, this post is not going the “political route” (although, at this juncture, “Unity with diversity” is exactly what is needed in this country/world!). The challenge of the current quilting project has been to stitch each section individually but … Continue reading

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Reeeeeeeeeeely close……………..

To finishing this beauty. Photo “proof”………… Thread: (top)Invisifil, monofilament,Isacord, (bobbin)Connecting Threads Essential Pro poly (70 wt). Batting: Hobbs Heirloom cotton/poly, 80/20 “Click” on any photo to enlarge. Til next we meet……………………………….

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The “rest of the story”………

Is this beautiful ‘finish’ (which was gifted last Saturday)…….          The photos, above/below, do not do it justice. The ‘eggplant’ color is so rich I can’t seem to capture it correctly. The very beginnings of this one may be found here … Continue reading

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Sometimes simpler is better…………..

Machine quilting……a subject that didn’t even exist years ago has been taken to levels that almost defy what could ever have been imagined! The artistry, complexity and creative skill level seen at today’s quilt events, at times, evokes such amazement … Continue reading

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One Word Wednesday……………….

Progress!………… Unfortunately, the color is a bit “whacko” in those photos, but you get the idea. See this post for more info.

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Design wall Monday………..

Actually, it’s a finish. I guess I was in “high gear” today!!! Managed to do a quick house clean, 2 loads of laundry, a pillowcase for a military quilt and quilted this “Hunters Star” quilt (pieced by a guild member). … Continue reading

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A Tuesday finish…………

This little 15” square “Vera” napkin (thrifted a couple of weeks ago) is now a completed little topper! Yay!! I had purchased it for a demo this past weekend at an event called UffDa Fest/Festival of Quilts. (follow the link … Continue reading

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Is it a “saga” yet?????…………

I mean the “Forest and Loons” quilt. I hope not ‘cuz this is one enjoyable quilting (for me!). I finished the leaf motifs on the cream (checked), tone-on-tone blocks and did half of the remaining center blocks (that had fairly … Continue reading

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Next up………….

Another client quilt…..in fact, very similar to the one posted here. Yup, the last one was a special gift but this one is for her DH. I think I’ll call this one “Forest and Loon Quilt #2”. Enough fabric had … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Client Finish………………..

  Thread: (top) Aurifil & Isacord (bobbin) Connecting Threads Essential Pro Batting: Hobbs Heirloom cotton/poly (80/20) Note: Click on photo to enlarge

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Loose ends……………….

That’s what happens when many projects are started, little blog peeks are posted and weekends intervene! So, here’s my version of attempting to finish what was begun a bit ago. First up……..The linen piece that started as a dupioni tension … Continue reading

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Bouncing………

Between what I should be doing and what I want to do. Hmmmmmmm……..Photos of the “want”………….. A “texture” pic……………….. Now, a little lunch and off to do some garage sorting……ugh!!!!!!

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Friday Finish…..on Saturday……………

Yeah, I know……..well….ummm…Friday kinda slipped on by, so here we are………..(warning: photo heavy document!!!!) I give you the front views: And the obligatory (and often more enjoyed!) back views: As always, I used Connecting Threads Essential Pro poly 70 wt … Continue reading

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Am likin’ it……on a “Wordless Wednesday”………

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Sometimes……….

After a time of “texturizing”, I find that I like the view from the back the best…………………………… We’ll see what tomorrow brings………………………

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THE REVEAL & A GIVE-AWAY……………………

The wait is over!!!!!! Yay!!!!! All the “players” are in place…………………………. Take 1 fantastic quilt book, written by friend, Wendy Sheppard of “Ivory Spring”….                                       (Photo compliments of Landauer Publishing and for a signed copy, please, see Wendy’s blog here) … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two………wall quilts……………..

Yes, these two are finished (as far as I am involved). The tale began here as a refreshing respite from the view of the “white stuff” that is covering the countryside. And, yes, these are “Jack in the Pulpits”.  Now, … Continue reading

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