Monday, October 24, 2011

Design Wall Monday

There's nothing on the Design Wall today, but I did hang an antique quilt on the wall above our bed . . . that has to account for something!

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Sunday, October 23, 2011

Stash Report - Weeks 42 + 43

Not a lot of activity around here other than longarming . . . I did manage to "shop my stash" for suitable backing fabric for two UFOs, so that accounts for the 5 yards used this week!  I hope to be able to show you the finished projects real soon, but for now, only one of the tops will have to suffice!

Used this Week: 5 yards
Used year to Date: 84 yards

Added this Week: 0 yards
Added Year to Date: 40 yards

Net Used Year to Date: 44 yards

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Saturday, October 15, 2011

Two more off the frame!

 Just finished Linda's quilt and I had a lot of fun doing this one! I am afraid this one may have been in my possession for almost a year . . .

Prior to loading Linda's quilt, I did Jean's.  It's a veggie quilt for her husbands boss who is a farmer.  Jean was able to find vegetable fabrics of all the vegetables the farmer grows!  My granddaughters really enjoyed this one - I can see one of these in my future for them!

I only have 3 more customer quilts and I will be done and I can begin on a few of mine! I even have the backing for several of mine, so the dilemma will be which one to begin first!

Friday, October 14, 2011

Who is that hiding in the Quilt Cave?

Most longarmers whose blogs I visit have at some point in time posted pictures of dogs sprawled out under their machines or cats draped over the take-up bars.  Me?  No dogs, no cats, just a granddaughter!

Monday, October 10, 2011

Design Wall Monday

Well, here is the kit I purchased from Sew Batik at Quilting with Machines this weekend. I cannot wait to get started on it, but it will have to wait as I have several customer quilts to be quilted and they come first! 

Pictured below is another of Carolyn's BOM Quilts that I just took off the frame - I think I only have one more of hers and I can move on to the next quilt in que!

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Sunday, October 9, 2011

Stash Report - Weeks 40 + 41

No change this week as I have been a longarming fool trying to get caught up - that's never gonna happen! Anywho, I attended Quilting with Machines at Sawmill Creek in Huron, OH this past week and took several classes. It was awesome and I learned a lot which I would now like to try, BUT I need to practice first.   This is my friend Carolyn's quilt from a BOM and she is gifting it to her boss!   I used the  Al Fresco pantograph by Hermione Agee of Australia - I love all of her designs and they are fun to stitch out!  These were big blocks too, 16 inches!  Well, on to the report:

Used this Week: 0 yards
Used year to Date: 79 yards
Added this Week: 0 yards
Added Year to Date: 40 yards
Net Used Year to Date: 39 yards

I did purchase a kit from Sew Batik, but I have not counted it in this report, I'll do it next week as it's wrapped up so pretty and I don't feel like dismantling it now to figure out the yardage!  I will show pictures of that purchase tomorrow for DWM!

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