Tag Archives: Juki TL2010Q

“Lollipops and Lemon Drops”………….

Also referred to as the 2017 S.E.A.M.S. (SouthEast Area Machine Stitchers) Challenge…….the top is pieced,        the backing is prepped, binding is cut…..now, on to the “sandwiching”…… This story has 2 previous “installments”….here and here. More in a bit…………..

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One Word Wednesday……….TEXTURE…..

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Feathers……feathers………

Now that I have your attention, I will do a quick recap of last Thursday’s Killer Bees quilt group’s sharing……….Another “sip and paint” finish (several of the “KB”s got together for a workshop of wine & brushing).   Another “Twist N … Continue reading

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50s Vintage Cloth continued………..

You may remember this from here. Since this is being used in a talk I’m giving on Vintage FMQ, I’ll be leaving part of the cloth unstitched to show how fmq changes, and gives ‘life’, to these pieces.    This … Continue reading

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50s Cloth….continued……..

This piece was sandwiched a while back in anticipation of stitching on it for my demo last Friday at the Killer Bees’ quilt show. Well, as often happens, my thoughts changed and this cloth has now found its way to … Continue reading

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“Twist & Shout” a bit longer…………..

My Thursday workshop resulted in this demo top……..    and if I didn’t get right to the quilting (a “next project” is lurking!!!!!!!), it would get shelved…………oh no!!!!!! So, last Friday I managed to pin baste it (crawling on the floor to … Continue reading

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A “Friday Finish”…on Wednesday!…….

I so love the sound of that!!! Backtracking a bit to the post here,, will bring you up to speed on this one. When I purchased this, last September in Kingsport, Tennessee, I just knew it would be a great … Continue reading

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Almost a UFO no longer…………..

This vintage kitchen cloth is so-o-o-o close to a finish and I’m really liking it!!!! (Story continued from this post)    Just 2 more sides to finish the border….   The last 2 photos are what I decided on for the outer … Continue reading

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A little kitchen vintage….moving right along……..

On this lovely 50s tablecloth from this demo/blog post and having sew much relaxing fun with the fmq. There’s no marking/stencils, just do whatever I feel like playing with….pebbles, outlining, “feather galaxy”, paisleys, “banana bunches”/”headbands”, etc.      This piece is … 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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Finishing “loose ends”……………….

Sigh………sometimes I wonder about myself!!! Looking back over my Texas projects, I realized I had not posted the actual finish of the Stacked 4 Patch quilt that I had done in a workshop in February! (insert another ‘sigh’………). To finally … Continue reading

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Sometimes a little “bling”………

Is a good thing. This vintage piece first appeared here and here and looked ‘ok’ but I thought it needed a little “oomph”, so I added a bit of sparkle (which doesn’t really show off in these photos ‘cuz the … Continue reading

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Vintage edge finish…………..

There are options to finishing the final edge of a vintage piece depending on how it will be displayed/used. If it’s been quilted on a background of colored fabric, batting and backing, a simple standard binding application would work fine. … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday (kinda)…………..

Photo progress/finish of this project. (Alert: photo heavy post!!!!)…………           Some back views……    The next question you may ask…..how will I finish the cut away backing/batting. Yup…..another “stay tuned”……………….. Thread: (Both top and bobbin) Connecting Threads Essential Pro … Continue reading

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(Not exactly) Design “Wall” Monday…………..

More like a WIP (work in progress), I guess! My “approach” to this piece is being worked out as I go. The center design was kind of a “no brainer” as the embroidery really provided the inspiration. (more photos may … Continue reading

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Back to Vintage……..

This piece had been started a while back but pushed aside for more current “brainstorms”/workshops.   The center design takes its cues from the embroidered motifs on the piece. If you enlarge the above photo it’s easier to see just … Continue reading

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A quick answer……Juki fmq foot…….

In answer to a question about the fmq foot I use on my Juki. I’ve modified the foot so that it doesn’t “hop” and just skims the surface of the quilt sandwich. Leah Day showed this modification on her blog … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday……and……….

A huge tease………………..

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It fits!!!!!!!!! Wordless Wednesday………………….

(With room to spare!) From Ken’s Sewing in Alabama.

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A fun finish………………..

Not really a “vintage” piece, but a little (19” square) find at a thrift shop a while back (and first blogged here). I had brought white thread along to Texas but, now, needed blue, red and green plus a little … Continue reading

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