Flying Geese Swirls, Week in Review

The majority of my time this week was spent on this quilt. This is fun but time-consuming. In between I did some In The Hoop Embroidery by Kimberbell.  Getting ready…

Southwood Stitchers – Fidget Quilts, Veteran Quilts, Scrap Quilting and Scrap Preparation – July 2017

Last Friday night was a productive week in the studio with 10 of us and this is a picture heavy post. From left to right, (though not all can be…

Terri’s Dragon Quilt and First Quilt She Quilted

This is the back of Terri’s quilt. Or a couple of design elements she wanted to add: This is what she decided on: Here is the front on the design…

Quilting, More Quilting and Binding

I had the week off, so one of the things I was able to do was to get caught up on quilting. For a customer… And then for me… and…

An Heirloom Baby Quilt

I was asked by a co-worker to fix this baby quilt she had made for her children and now she is passing it down to a great-grandchild.  As you can…

Rita’s Quilt for Toni

Toni’s favorite color is purple (so is mine :)) and Rita wanted to make a quilt for her. She used my Stonewall Pattern  and wow how different it looks in purple…

Two Quilts on the Long Arm and Binding Prep

I worked to get this quilt off the long arm. Love doing the free motion swirls This is an unfinished heirloom that I am quilting so it can be handed down…

Ikea Make-over Fabric Storage

I had the perfect storage solution for my fabric and when my studio moved to the basement, there was the perfect spot. This is where an old wood stove sat…

Quilts, Mug Rugs, Pillowcases and Quilt Festival Show and Tell and Fun Stuff by Students

This seems like a crazy busy month by students and this is a little photo heavy. First up is the show and tell from those that attended the Kansas City…

Repairing a Sweet Baby Quilt, A New Quilt on the Long Arm and Fabric Matching

I worked on repairing this well-loved sweet baby quilt for a co-worker.   This is a wonderfully scrappy quilt made by Virginia that I am quilting. And I pulled the…

Boston Red Sox, Father’s Day and Grace Sewing

While Grace and I were talking about options on what she could make her dad for Father’s Day, she did what any other fabric lover does. You go through your…

Traci’s Illusion Quilt

I love the 3D look of this quilt pattern.  This is a great  to showcase many different fabrics and I love how Traci placed them in such a way to…

In the Hoop Embroidery, Pinwheels Off the Long Arm and Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival Fun

This came off the long arm…. I made a little “In the Hoop” embroidery bag for a traveling friend with the fabrics  below my sample. Took classes and attended the…

Southwoods Stitchers – June

Rosie stopped by to say hi. It’s been 3 years since she’s been able to come. She started as a teen with her mom and grandmother. A couple of those…

Autumn Donation Quilt

Six Fat Quarters: A few more seams, cuts and turns: Some variegated thread: Long arm leaf motif quilting: Results, a quick donation quilt measuring 36″ x 44″.  Fun experimenting on…

Pebbles on the Long Arm, Donation Placemats, and Father’s Day Gifts

Still working on this quilt by Marcia. Started a set of scrap placemats during our sew-in on Friday: Spent some time with this cutie making a Father’s Day gift (no…