Category Archives: Quilting

Mimi’s New Mexico Quilt

I made a quilt especially for Mimi to use when she comes to visit me in New Mexico: This is the first bed-sized quilt I have completed on my new Innova long-arm quilting machine. Also, it is the first quilt … Continue reading

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Southwest Motif Throw Pillows

I pieced and quilted some coverings for six throw pillows using Southwest motifs I gleaned from the internet: I used hand dyed fabrics from Cherrywood Fabrics with a Kona Cotton gray background fabric. I had to add a batik here … Continue reading

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“One Wonderful Curve” Table Runner

I completed another table runner. The design is based on a table runner from Jenny Pedigo et al.’s book “One Wonderful Curve”. Jenny used six of the curved units in light colored fabrics, but my version only has five of … Continue reading

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Pop Lone Star – Hummingbird

My Pop Lone Star quilts use a single Hoffman Bali Pop, 2 yards of accent fabric and 5 yards of background fabric. A Hoffman Bali Pop is a package of 40 different coordinating batik 2 1/2 inch wide, width of … Continue reading

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Pop Lone Star – Sea Holly

My Pop Lone Star quilts use a single Hoffman Bali Pop, 2 yards of accent fabric and 5 yards of background fabric. A Hoffman Bali Pop is a package of 40 different coordinating batik 2 1/2 inch wide, width of … Continue reading

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“A to Z for Ewe and Me” Completed

I completed the machine quilting, binding and embellishing of The Quilt Show’s 2014 BOM designed by Janet Stone, famous for her alphabet quilts of all descriptions: The blue background, appliqued border has pebble, fern and feather quilting motifs as well … Continue reading

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Fond Farewell

One of my quilting group’s favorite members moved from the beautiful north to the beautiful south recently. The ladies in the group did not want to let this momentous event pass without making a little signature quilt for our dear … Continue reading

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Twin Quilts

A friend of mine had twin grandsons last fall, so another gal from our little quilting group and I made two little baby quilts for them. Two quilts, not quite identical: But each got a star in one patch centered … Continue reading

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Pippa’s Disappearing Nine Patch

Our little quilting group made a friendship quilt for one of our group who is recovering from surgery. Nineteen of us made blocks, Lillian pieced the blocks into a top, I free-motion machine quilted it, Lillian did the binding, and … Continue reading

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“Mitre Boxes” Tablerunner

I had some width of fabric strips left from the “Urban Beads” project so I sewed them together, cut out squares from the resulting “fabric”, sliced the squares diagonally, and sewed them back together to make this table runner: The … Continue reading

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