Category Archives: Quilting

Woodland Twist

This project began with a Christmas gift from my daughter of a fat quarter bundle of the Stonehenge collection of fabrics called “Woodland Spring.” I bought some additional Stonehenge fabric from their “Wilderness” collection for the background and backing. I … Continue reading

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Simple Whatnots Club

Delphines in Gaylord, Michigan, my local quilt fabric store, is sponsoring a Kim Diehl “Simple Whatnots Club.” We have completed two little “whatnots” so far: The first one is entitled “Sunday Supper:” It serves as a table topper for a … Continue reading

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Scrap String Table Runner

I seem to be on a roll finishing up table runners. I made this top a couple of years ago from some scraps from a string quilt. Click here to read about the top construction. This is the quilted and … Continue reading

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Half Square Triangle Table Runner

I had some half square triangle squares left from our quilt group’s exchange earlier this year. Here is the table runner I made from them: The back: And some close-ups:

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“Ocean Waves Journey” Completed!

I completed the long-arm quilting and binding of the “Ocean Waves Journey” quilt! Here are some close-ups of the various quilting motifs: img src=”” alt=”owj07″ width=”500″ height=”375″ class=”alignnone size-full wp-image-2582″/> img src=”” alt=”owj08″ width=”500″ height=”375″ class=”alignnone size-full wp-image-2583″/> The quilt … Continue reading

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Ocean Waves Loaded on the Long-Arm

Remember my account of my epic journey piecing the Ocean Waves top (see here)? Well, I finally got the top loaded on the long-arm and have started the quilting process: After lots of thought and test patterns with pen and … Continue reading

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It’s a Boy or The Rest of the Story

Fast forward five years and Elizabeth had a beautiful baby boy! Yeah, I could use the remaining fabric from the wedding quilt to make a baby quilt! And here it is: A view of the back: Freshly quilted when the … Continue reading

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Elizabeth’s Wedding Quilt

In June 2008, I completed this quilt as a wedding gift for my niece, Elizabeth: The design was inspired by a design from Jan Krenz’s book, “Lone Star Quilts and Beyond.” It is basically a Lone Star quilt where eight … Continue reading

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“Five Half-Square-Triangle Hills” Completed

My entry for the Quilters’ Blog Festival is this recently completed bed size quilt featuring half-square-triangles collected in a quilt group exchange. The completed quilt: The five “half-square-triangle hills” running along the center of the quilt: Machine quilting in the … Continue reading

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“Princess Vickie” has been sold….

I made “Princess Vickie” when I was first getting back into quilting a few years ago. She was pieced in 2007 and quilted in 2008. The quilt measures about 92″ x 92.” This was early in my long-arm quilting efforts. … Continue reading

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