Category Archives: Red and White Winding Ways

Red and White Winding Ways

I am participating in Sew Cal Gal’s “A Year of Red and White Quilts” Challenge. My entry is my “Red and White Winding Ways.” Here she is, quilted and bound: I quilted the concentric circles using the Gammill Work Station … Continue reading

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Red and White Winding Ways Completed

Here she is, quilted and bound: I quilted the concentric circles using the Gammill Work Station accessory as seen here. It fits onto the table that normally holds pantograph patterns: A stylus travels in groves in a template and guides … Continue reading

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Winding Ways – Final Stages

Eighty-One Individual Blocks: Nine Rows: Three Thirds: The Completed Quilt Top: On to the quilting design!

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Winding Ways Winding Down

Sixty-three down, eighteen to go! Down to the last two rows of blocks and I am finally confident enough to sew these curvy liitle blocks without pins. I rely heavily on my very pointy tweezers though! Also, I am close … Continue reading

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Over Half the Blocks

Forty-five down, thirty-six to go! I don’t know if I see the light at the end of the tunnel, but I can now believe there is an end to the tunnel! Those secondary pattern circles are really popping out all … Continue reading

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Real Progress on the Winding Ways

Twenty seven down, fifty four to go! I am 1/3 of the (winding) way in the block construction phase. Hooray!

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Winding Ways Progress Report

Ten down, 71 to go: I think I have found the best methodology for me for sewing Winding Ways blocks: pin, pin, pin! I tried my Curve Master foot which I have used with success in the past and I … Continue reading

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One down, eighty to go…

… on this Merry Christmas Day!

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Preparing Fabric for Red and White Winding Ways

Normally, I do not pre-wash fabric before making a quilt. However, when the quilt will have 20 different red fabrics, it is a different story. Red has a tendency to “run” when washed. I did not want a red and … Continue reading

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Red and White Winding Ways

A while back I received this copy of “American Patchwork and Quilting Magazine” : I fell in love with that quilt immediately! It brought to mind that huge collection of red fabrics I have been amassing for several years. I … Continue reading

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