Tag Archives: machine quilting

12 x 12–Cats

Our January theme was Cats.  I have always loved appliqued quilts of tigers and zebras so I pushed myself to do my cat using Heat n Bond.  BTW, I was the only member of the group who portrayed a non-domestic … Continue reading

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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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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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Disaster averted–thanks Grandma

Sometimes my quilting math is not the greatest.  As I was nearing the end of the Buzzsaw, I realized I did not have enough background fabric.  I’ve had the fabric a long time so I didn’t even bother searching for … 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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Quasi-bargello quilt

I’ll back up and share a little process for my first 2012 project.  The idea was conceived because I had three yards of fabric I didn’t think would ever find their way into on of my quilts.  So I sacrificed … Continue reading

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Progress on Pat’s quilt

My simple, straight-line machine quilting is finished–front and back photos below–and I’m working on the binding.  This quilt should be finished soon if I can get past that dreaded binding join.

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