Category Archives: hand quilting

Tumbler progress and a little process catch up

I forgot to show you what an unexpectedly tough time I had choosing a border and then a binding for the first bento box.  There were so many colors in it, I thought the choice would be easy but it … Continue reading

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Tumblers in progress

It seems forever since I have worked on my Mourning Jules quilt but that is because I didn’t have a quilting plan for the border.  I had bought a template but decided it was too whimsical for the theme of … Continue reading

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Resolved…again

I had more or less given up New Year’s resolutions until last year when I made a list of works in progress and resolved to finish all of them before starting anything new.  Like many of us quilters, I again … Continue reading

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Catch up week–Granny Square finish

Auntie Em posted last week about quilting her granny squares which had inspired my quilt.  That’s when I realized I never shared the finished quilt.  I machine quilted around the blocks and then my mom (who is 86) hand quilted … Continue reading

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Comfort quilting

Working on my Mourning Jules quilt has been such a comfort to me during the weeks around the first anniversary of his passing.  Although it is not finished, I far surpassed the goal I set for myself in early May … Continue reading

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More finishes

The leader-ender inspired by the recycled sashing from my aunt’s dogwood quilt has already been turned in at my guild as a community service quilt but I forgot to post the finish.  I rather liked it.  Here are front and … Continue reading

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Tumbling Stars finished

Except for the sleeve and label that is.  But that does not dampen my excitement at quilting the final stitch last Saturday evening. I had trouble deciding my quilting plan for the border.  My first thoughts called for diamonds strung … Continue reading

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