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Marcia's Ocean Quilt

Ocean Waves Quilt

Marcia designs the most darling of quilts as seen here and here. Quilting included waves, clouds and water bubbles: Marcia, you make the most wonderful quilts and I’m thankful for…

Batting thread catcher on couch

Tuesday’s Tips and Tricks – Batting Thread Catcher

This is one of those, “why didn’t I think of that” (because I didn’t) if you haven’t already, hacks. Materials list: Batting scraps Masking or painters tape I first saw it…

Grace on Design Wall

Doll Quilt by Grace, Learning to Match Seams

The main focus Grace had (next to wearing our PJ’s) on our sewing and baking day was to finish her doll quilt started a while back here. She loves playing…

Calico Log Cabin on the swing

Throwback Thursday – Reentry into Quilting Quilt

This was one of the first quilts I did when I picked up quilting again. Oh, the days of big box store calico’s.  The idea of quilting on my domestic…

Marcia's Train Quilt 2

Baby Train Quilt

Another cute baby quilt by Marcia. This one with trains. With a super cute pieced back quilt: I used the Filigree by UrbanElementz. Great quilt for a little boy. On…

Lana's Quilts

Southwood’s Stitchers – August

For only 4 of us, there was a lot of progress by Lana, Ann and Marcia. Lana finished her two veteran quilts, don’t you just love her smile. 🙂 Ann…

Guild Veteran Quilts

Two Veteran Quilts

Last year our guild had a friendship block exchange and Nancy, retired military, was especially excited to win all the red white and blue blocks. I was happy she got them…

Grace's Play Day Projects

A Pajama Play Day with Grace to Sew and Bake and Read

My granddaughter Grace, 6, has asked if she could spend a week with me so she could sew and bake. Well this grandma only gets so many days off….. :(.…

Doll Hexagon Quilt Close-up

Doll Hexagon Quilt

This quilt has been in process for a long time with many changes along the way.  It all started with a free kit I picked up at a booth: I…

In Line for the Long Arm July

July in Review

On the Brain:  A few more thoughts swimming in my head but nothing concrete, as you can see by the empty space. Waiting for the rotary cutter: On the Design…

SueNami on the Long arm

Stonehenge SueNami

This is a post about a completed quilt, but here it is in process on the long arm. I used the Deb Tucker Rapid Fire Hunters Star ruler and this…

Kynzi Quilt Side View

Graduation T-shirt Finish

I posted about the process of this quilt here.  It is finished and handed off as a gift. It is a large quilt at 73 x 85. Kynzi is tall and…

Marcia Whale Quilt

Student Progress July 2016

Marcia works at home on her projects and this is one of many she is working on. This was a collaborative effort with her sister. Here is another one of…

Savannah with Blocks

Savannah’s Quilt Journey

Savannah has joined her grandmother several times for our donation sew-ins. The first time she visited she came ready with a drawing pad and pencils. She was spending the night…

FQ Red White Blue Quilt on the grass

Fat Quarter Veteran Lap Quilt

Six fat quarters, lot of stitching, and cutting and stitching several times: I’m not sure why I didn’t balance the blues out more… I did a “wave” type quilting design:…

T-shirts trimmed

Volleyball T-shirt Quilt

Kynzi put herself through college on a volleyball scholarship and has collected years of t-shirts from the various teams she represented. One of the challenges I faced was incorporated as…