Category Archives: Longarm quilting

Bobbins…Thread

I’ve been trying to figure out the best longarm bobbin and thread for me, if there is such a thing.  I had been told that the pre-wound bobbins are best for tension issues because they are wound consistently.  Here is … Continue reading

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Pantogram Samples

I haven’t posted in quite a while because time flies when you’re having fun.  Right?  Actually, I am having fun, but I have no excuse.  I will try to do better.  So to start, I thought I would make a … Continue reading

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still monochromatic…

I seem to be addicted to playing with muslin. Not to bore you, but here is more muslin work.  I really am uploading these because I need to improve my photographs.  I need to get better pictures of the stitching. … Continue reading

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Rulers…

I’ve been playing with rulers and lines. I am thinking of ultimately buying a different type of ruler.  This is the ruler that I received with my machine. As I move my fingers to keep them close to the hopping … Continue reading

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Feathers…

I’ve been practicing feathers.  It’s not exciting, but it can be rather hypnotic.  I get into a zen-like trance and go with the flow, but then suddenly I’m out of it and that’s when I lose the shape, assuming I … Continue reading

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The Final Lily Quilt

The fourth Lily memory quilt is finally finished and delivered.  These quilts were fun to make and quilt.  This last one was particularly fun.  I deviated slightly from the norm in this one.I varied the type of rows to give … Continue reading

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Some Accessories for Millie

I know it is silly to get excited about this, but I am.  I placed an order with APQS for the first time.  Not that I want to order from them too often, but the experience was a pleasure.  The … Continue reading

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Charity Quilts

I’ve been working on charity quilts for Quilts Beyond Borders.  QBB sends to the quilter the pieced top, backing and binding.  The quilter supplies the batting, quilts the layers and finishes off the binding. Besides providing constructive practice time, I … Continue reading

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practice, practice, practice; muslin, muslin, muslin

I’m sorry for the gap in posts.  When comparing the Boston Marathon bombings with my longarm practicing, I felt my practicing wasn’t worth a comment.  However, to explain my absences, as I don’t want to bore you excessively, this is … Continue reading

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Changes…

The plague has been at our house the last few weeks, so I have not had the energy to turn Millie on and practice…or do much of anything for that matter. (Would anyone like to come clean my house?) I … Continue reading

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