Tag Archives: Moda

When you have “geese”, you MUST have……….

FEATHERS!!!! Yup! And not just ordinary feathers…..glittery, gold, sparkly feathers! (To catch up on this little story, check out this post) So, using my absolute “fave” metallic (Superior Variegated Gold Metallic, #025), Ms. Sweetie and I began the transformation…….     It … Continue reading

Posted in Connecting Threads Essential Pro poly thread, Feathers, FMQ, Hobbs Heirloom 80/20, Superior Variegated Gold metallic thread, Sweet 16, table topper | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

A Friday Finish!!!!……………….

I referenced further table toppers ‘in the works’ in my last post. I had quilted a couple of Christmas/winter themed toppers for my church and had heard that, maybe, some more summery themed little quilts would be nice. So, digging … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

“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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 14 Comments

“Twist & Shout”…..it’s a ‘wrap’…………………

Last Thursday’s workshop was the culmination of many weeks of mystery. A technique that resulted in a pieced quilt top with setting triangles on the edges that weren’t cut separately and set in. Now, THAT’S a huge bonus for all … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 18 Comments

Now that the gifts are gifted…………..

I am free to share the delightful finishes…….. First, granddaughter’s table topper. Total fun and becomes an “I Spy” quilt for the 2 sweet great grands….      This is a great topper to use all those 5” charm packs we all … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

Reveal……………….(First of several…..)

Way back in July I posted a bit about a “paint chip challenge” (you need to scroll down a bit on that post link to get to the explanation) that was presented to my local quilt group. I posted a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Sometimes a “dawning”…………..

Can be startling! Yup. Yesterday it ‘dawned’ on me that I had volunteered to demo the quilt basting technique I’ve been using these past few years at the next guild meeting….which is coming pretty quickly—and, well, a little prep would … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

Sometimes………………….

Playing with high contrast thread is just the “ticket” to take a person’s mind off a dreary overcast (but lovely ‘cool’!!!) Saturday morning………   Don’tcha agree????? Maybe you could try the same???? 15 minutes of play!!! For those who might somehow … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

A “SAL”…..me????

The gal who does whole-cloth/vintage pieces so she can “get right to the ‘good stuff’” quilting????!!!!! A “SAL” (Stitch-A-Long)????? ***sigh*** Yup, I succumbed to the temptation put forth on Lisa Bongean’s Primitive Gatherings blog post of a few days ago. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 19 Comments

On a beautiful drippy Monday………

It’s a good time to share what my trek to the Black Hills, and friend Annie’s Belle Fourche quilt shop (The Bakery Fabrics), yielded. My primary goal was to find a fabric that would bring out the gorgeous cut-work of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 20 Comments

The “real” thing…………..

            And with a little color……………… Now…………it’s “wine time”………..

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 11 Comments

(Quilt) Top together Tuesday…………

From this to this………………………….. And the perfect piece of Moda fabric for the binding & backing with the matching “Peach” Glide thread……….. I do believe that there’s a (quilt) sandwich with some stitching fun in the near future!!!!!!!

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 10 Comments

A very nice shop………………..

While visiting my brother/SIL’s lake home, this past week, the 4 of us investigated the nearby town of Rice Lake, WI, and the Busy Bobbin Quilt Shop.   Please, notice the appropriate “husband chairs”!!!!   So nice and brightly lit … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 26 Comments

A “Heart Need” priority……………

Recently I was informed that a good friend of mine was diagnosed with a brain tumor. She had the necessary surgery but the news was the worst. Of the types of tumors/cancers that are possible/treatable hers is the worst of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 33 Comments

Progress……..

On the winter Cardinal panel. Borders pieced and applied.    The colors in the above photo are a bit on the “rosey” side but it definitely is a burgundy red. Love it!!!!   The second photo is quite true to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 24 Comments

“Hammers and nails and……

Puppy dog’s tails; that’s what little boys are made of.” Isn’t that how the first part of that old saying goes???? Well, my latest finish is the cutest (should I be saying “handsome-est”?) little man’s quilt ever (my estimation, only…LOL!). … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 37 Comments

Woo-hoo! I’m a winner!!!

Earlier in the month, Deb (over at “Amity Quilter”) had a sweet give-away….and (drum roll….) I actually won!!! It is a super fave Moda “Field Notes” charm pack! I love it!!! And a huge ‘shout out’ to Deb…thank you! She … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 21 Comments

Ready to Par-tay!!!!

  Last year, when Ms Sweetie finally was able to join the family (and actually a long time before), I realized that pretty “quilties” were desperately needed for my machines…..well, at least most of them…..the ones that sat out and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 44 Comments

Pinned and ready……

The “Lake Home I Spy” quilt is pinned and ready to quilt…yay!  Getting the layers together went beautifully..and quickly, now that I have figured that it is so much easier to work on my large kitchen dining table. Just takes … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Quilt/Road trip…….

Each year the larger quilt group I belong to takes a day trip to several quilt shops in the tri-state area (MN,WI,IA). Yesterday was THE day! Boarding our beautiful coach bus in Houston (MN), at 6:30 a.m., myself, and 5 … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

A sweet little project……

Last summer we were blest with our first great granddaughter named Payten Rose. Her arrival prompted this small quilt made from Schnibbles Times 2 titled “Spin City”. I used 2 of Moda’s charm packs (‘Sunkissed’), no filler but a fleece … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment