Category Archives: Longarm quilting

Just playing…

It came to my attention that still I haven’t been writing.  So many things, so little time! Anyway, I’ve been playing with Millie (my longarm) with the quilt top that I previously mentioned.  Because this is for MY guest room … Continue reading

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No Quilting Zone

I love winter, but I love it outside of my house.  This year, with the record making snowfall (I think we are over seven feet), it is seeping into my home at the gutters (we think).  It is largely confined … Continue reading

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Quilting, Shoveling and Travel Dreams…

It is snowing again here in Eastern Massachusetts.  I love the snow, but I hate the clean up of 20″ at a time.  I am trying to convince B. to keep the car in the garage until the snow melts … Continue reading

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Longarm Zipper System

  There are many systems to assist in loading the quilt pieces onto a longarm.  I like to use the Quick Zip System.  One of the advantages is there is less time bending over the longarm in an awkward position. … Continue reading

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Ruler & Template Work

I’m sorry I have been so negligent, lately, at posting regularly.  I will do better.  My goal has been to post at least once per week, but I’ve failed this fall, my favorite time of year.  However, as winter is soon … Continue reading

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Testing is continuous

Finally, I’m back.   I’ve been busy with autumn, my favorite season, and custom quilt-making.  These are quilts that I can’t show on line, at least at this time, which is another reason for my silence. Do you find that you … Continue reading

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Autumn duties…

Autumn is my favorite time of year.  I love to be outside.  Autumn is my summer.  However, with autumn comes my self-imposed yearly chore.  This is what I do in the fall:   This is the prettiest example of my … Continue reading

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Don’t Bore Your Baby quilt…Am I always slightly off mainstream?

I thought I’d dissect my ‘Don’t Bore Your Baby’ quilt© for clarification.  Newborns can see contrasts and colors, but work on focusing and differentiating.  If the baby’s surroundings do not have sufficient contrast and /or black and white, then the … Continue reading

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Bolton Abbey and Quilting

Can you leave quilting behind when you travel?  I apparently cannot.  I was recently in the Yorkshire Dales in the UK. It is a beautiful area.  Every little bit is lovely. My camera was extremely busy. Not surprising, there were … Continue reading

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Baby’s Vision Quilts

I’m making some quilts, which support a baby’s visual development.  Initially, babies see black and white or high contrast.  Then they see the fine lines.  Finally, they will begin to differentiate between colors.   I will have these products coming up … Continue reading

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