Tag Archives: Moda

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

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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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“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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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The “real” thing…………..

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

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(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!!!!!!!

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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

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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

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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

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“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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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