Tag Archives: Juki

One Word Wednesday………….

Progress   FYI Note: This piece is a combination of 2 vintage pieces: a smaller scalloped edged eyelet piece (with coral fabric beneath) atop a plain centered Battenberg lace edged piece. 

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Continued vintage progress on 2 ………..

Pretty little pieces. The first is now ready for a border and maybe a little bling…………………. (link to post showing previous status….)….       and little piece number 2 which has a ways to go before I will call it ‘done’……..     This … Continue reading

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A wee bit of Saturday stitchin’………..

Hmmmm……I think that “wee” part was a leftover from yesterday’s St. Paddy’s Day!!!! A breezy sunny 84F day here in the Rio Grande Valley and I’m INdoors enjoying some vintage stitching…………….       This is the 2nd “in-process” vintage linen I’ll be … Continue reading

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Once again, it’s (fun) Stitchin’ Saturday!!!!………..

The morning was time enough to take care of the ‘must-do’ tasks which left the afternoon  fa-reee!!!!!!   Ms Texas Juki and I and a lovely little vintage linen piece. Let the micro-stippling and feathers(!!!!) begin……………..      I’m not exactly sure how … Continue reading

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A question was asked………

Regarding the free motion foot that was pictured in my last post. Quite honestly, I don’t remember where (online) I purchased it, but it is a generic high shank fmq foot that seems to be working quite well. Please note: … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday…………….

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Tuesday’s update…………….

My, the days are feeling more Autumn-like than I care for. 62F at 2:30 pm is a bit unusual but so perfect for stitching!!!!!   Some stitching progress has been accomplished on my most recent linen piece (post here)…………… As … Continue reading

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Next up, it’s vintage…………..

Another of my grandmom’s little pieces………….. The gold/yellow fabric is a piece of Kona but I might change it out for a similar color “Radiance”, by Kaufman. Once again, I’ll be using Glide thread as the top thread and Connecting … Continue reading

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(It’s still) Wordless Wednesday………………….

Glide thread (top thread-on left); Connecting Threads Essential Pro poly (bobbin thread-on right).

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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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A Little Start………..

First posted here, today started with this………… Then……………….. And, with a tad more thread play………….. That’s it for now as “life chores” are demanding attention!!!

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My world today………..

Is gloomy and overcast, outside, with the prospect of storms for the next 36 to 48 hours BUT, inside, there’s this going on………….. It’s a practice piece of a very different (for me) feather border pattern. It came up on … Continue reading

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Continuing the “Feather Friday” thought………

I thought I would post some links that would illustrate where I seriously began my fmq (free motion quilting) journey and who were some of the major contributors. First off, I want to stress that each of us ‘see’ and … Continue reading

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What better day……..

To stitch up a wine tote than New Year’s Eve day??!! Ms Bernina was still in fmq mode and Ms Juki was at the ready for all other needed stitching so off I went……….  The 9/24 is the open toe … Continue reading

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What am I doing?????

In a previous post, here, I showed you a couple of red & white quilts made from a clever method Missouri Star Quilt Company had put on-line. Version #4 is the one I chose to demo FMQ (free motion quilting) … Continue reading

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McTavishing Mug-Rug Monday………..

Once again…..I just canNOT resist alliteration (words beginning with the same letter in sequence)! And to answer the question that is possibly being whispered: NO, I haven’t fallen off the face of the earth!!! These past days have been busy … Continue reading

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The rest of the story………

I began this little story (and the project!) yesterday and now it’s done!! It went so smoothly…….well, there was a little glitch. The outer “cone”/petal shapes are not quite accurate. They need to be tapered a titch(?) more at the … Continue reading

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2 Mug rugs & a reunion……..

This morning I was reunited with my Juki and FMQ (free motion quilting). I needed a couple of little gifts and had thought 2 mug rugs would fill the bill quite nicely. Since last November, when Ms Sweetie (HQ Sweet … Continue reading

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And now……..

Ms. Juki is properly attired and ready to join Ms. Sweetie. The thread used was the same as previous, Sulky Viskose in pink and, also this time, green. The small gray ‘flap’ on the top of the cover is the … Continue reading

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Question……

“Micro-stippling”—What is it??? Where is it used???? A question asked; a new post to answer. Rather than adding links to answer this I will share what I have learned since first embarking on this facet of machine quilting. First off, … Continue reading

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Quilt as you go…….

A while back I made a t-shirt quilt for my son. I knew it would be fairly heavy, and possibly a little unstable, when all put together and ready for quilting on my domestic machine (Juki) so I decided to … Continue reading

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