Tag Archives: Mary

A Pattern request……….

Has been made for a table runner/topper shown in my blog post here. It was this stunning white, grey and red ‘finish’ that Mary did……..    The directions/PDF is a free download and may be found here. It was designed by … Continue reading

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Out-the-door……and a tutorial………

That’s where this little beauty went……..  Now, a couple of last pieces of info to finish up. Thread……The blue sky background was my fave Glide, in the color of the wings……..  I wasn’t exactly sure how this would work, but … Continue reading

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One Word Wednesday……TEXTURE!!!!!………

I know I’ve said it so many times already but, quilts/quilted pieces just come alive with the final stitching “ingredient” ………..from this………         ……..to this………      I never cease to be amazed!!!!! LOL!!! Threads: (top) {dress}Invisifil,100wt,poly & {wings} Sulky ‘Sliver-Holoshimmer’; (bobbin) Connecting … Continue reading

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“Angelic” progress……….

Was made on this client’s quilt. It’s approx. 48” in diameter and has many bias edges in those stitchings!!!! The beginnings of this may be found here.       The wings are the current areas being “feathered”…………..    The pinkish … Continue reading

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First steps……………….

In this next project (first shown at the end of this post), stabilizing the sandwich so that I can manipulate it under the needle of my Sweet 16 without the sandwich shifting or creating pleats/puckers somewhere in the initial process. … Continue reading

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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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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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The next (client) quilt………

Stitching has begun……………..   test…….test…….test…….. Lookin’ good…………….. Loving the texture…..it can only get better!!!! Details to follow………………………………….

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“Tutorial Thursday”……………..

In answer to inquiries as to how the 2 FMQ block designs were achieved in the “Forest and Loon” quilt I just completed (see here). Please, follow along as I give you the photo step-by-step process I followed. First design, … 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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Wordless Wednesday…………………….

   The last 2 are the very interesting batik backing. The rest of the cream blocks today.

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End of the day wrap up………………

It’s had its ups and downs…..a bit of “frogging” to break the monotony of “smooth sailing”!!! All’s well, though and it will be waiting in the morning.    And a couple of back photos………………      The “leafy feather” motif is … Continue reading

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“Forest & Loon” progress………..

First begun here, there will be some FMQ fun today!!! The initial marking (minimal) has been done…………..  And the test motif is completed……………..  This idea was posted on Fb a few days ago, by bloggy friend Rhianon Taylor (you MUST … 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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Auditioning/tension testing………………

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“Trailing Vines” it is…………

The story of this client’s quilt began at the end of Tuesday’s post, here.                                                     … Continue reading

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