Tag Archives: Ms Sweetie

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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Me, too!!!!!……….

A while back, I posted about a book cover gift I made (here). Last Saturday I got to looking at the Bible cover I have had for decades and decided that I needed to get busy and make one for … Continue reading

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Your thoughts on ‘shopping’?????

And, while I’m waiting for your lovely comments, I will tell you that I very much dislike that activity….unless…..there’s some type of fabric involved! Grocery shopping used to be more fun than these days. I’m not sure if it’s strictly … Continue reading

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A sunny Saturday afternoon………

(Yesterday) was spent at a Handi Quilter workshop at the Quilt Corner in Sparta,WI. Led by HQ rep Mary Beth, the class, although primarily ‘aimed’ at long arm stitchers, had helpful tips for Sweet 16 users, also. I went with … 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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Busy, busy …………

Postman, er person……..whatever! Sometimes it’s like birthday & Christmas time and I love it! First off…….I had purchased 2 sets of rulers for my Juki…….that’s Ms Texas Juki!……and loved them so much that I just had to duplicate these pretties … Continue reading

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Another use!!!!!!!!………………

For an accessory for Ms Sweetie!!!!! Yup, friend, Laura (in the Fb group “Sit-down FMQ)” alerted me to a video that was posted in that group  about using the ‘new’ couching foot for the SS (Sweet 16) and, knowing that … Continue reading

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A very cool/awesome Sweet 16 accessory………

Before going further, I will have to say there isn’t much that I’ve needed to add to Ms Sweetie’s wardrobe BUT this one is a “doozy”!!!! Instant LOVE!!!! I’ve had a (client’s) project pending that I had this fab idea … Continue reading

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Feather stitchin’ Tuesday………………

A client quilt (block-of-the-month)… Be forewarned……this is a photo-heavy post…………….. And some real texture back shots…… Yes, that’s still the back……complete view to come when complete………….   The pieced back contained some leftover/orphan blocks plus the label which got quilted … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two………wall quilts……………..

Yes, these two are finished (as far as I am involved). The tale began here as a refreshing respite from the view of the “white stuff” that is covering the countryside. And, yes, these are “Jack in the Pulpits”.  Now, … Continue reading

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QOV (Quilt of Valor)….#1…………

The first of 2 QOV is completely quilted and I really like it. Deciding how to quilt it was a “thinker”. A photo of the “whole”……………….   The center is a beautiful eagle panel which I briefly contemplated doing some outline … 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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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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A Saturday finish……..

I had been working on this QOV, seems like, forever…..well, ok, not forever really but close. Anyhow, I decided that I would save it for the day when I finally welcomed Ms Sweetie. As you know, that day came and … Continue reading

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