What kind of weekend did I have you ask!!!! It was a great one – it was just about an all quilting weekend, or quilting related weekend. I managed to get one UFO completed, it only needed borders – but its been like that for about 2 month so it was about time to get… Continue reading A Quilting Weekend
Acronyms and Definitions used in the Quilting World. BOM = Block of the Month DSM = Domestic Sewing Machine FQ = Fat Quarter FMQ= Free Motion Quilt HST = Half-Square Triangle LAQ= Long Arm Quilter LQS = Local Quilt Shop MAQ = Mid-Arm Quilter PhD = Projects half Done TGIF = Thank God It’s Finished! TOT =… Continue reading Acronyms and Definitions used by Quilters
I think I’m perfecting the art of stashing fabric. All these years and my husband thought the cabinet in our spare bedroom was to store pillows, blankets and sheets.
For many quilts I piece, I like to use Jelly rolls, so I thought I’d share some tips for sewing with strips…jelly roll (or 2 1/2″ wide strips), honey buns (1 1/2″ wide strips), and even larger strips all save time for quilters. But there are some helpful tips that can help make your strip sewing more… Continue reading Cutting Jelly Rolls
Last weekend was the Mid Atlantic Quilt show in Hampton Virginia, over 160 vendors showcasing new and exciting quilt patterns, fabrics artwork, tools and quilting supplies. Over 500 Quilts and pieces of art were on display, I couldn’t believe some of the quilts – just beautiful and amazing work. I also found a lot of… Continue reading Mid Atlantic Quilt Show – Quilt Show
So true – one could never have enough fabric, or too big of a sewing room!!!!
This conference is for the Gammill/Statler longarm quilters. There is a large selection of teachers and classes for your longarm education. Glen Allen, VA – March 23-26, 2017 You can see the agenda, classes and register here.
This weekend February 23-26, is the Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival in Hampton Va. – It’ll be fun to see the latest in quilts, patterns and quilting supplies. I’m also hoping to find some new and exciting fabrics. This is a good way to find new ideas and to see how everyone else is piecing, and of… Continue reading Mid Atlantic Quilt Festival
Since I’ve been quilting, I’ve found lots of patterns that I’ve like and enjoyed quilting, but my favorite has been the “Trillium leaf” by Nancy Haacke. It just such a pretty pattern, and really looks nice on a quilt. Its the pattern that’s on the Blog page picture. I have a current customer getting ready… Continue reading My Favorite Quilting Pattern
My road to quilting hasn’t been all that long. I started quilting back in 2009 and immediately fell in love with it. I wanted a new sewing machine, it was suppose to be just to make things for around the house like curtains and pillows. I bought my machine at Joanns, it’s a Viking and… Continue reading My Longarm Quilting Journey!!!!