I am a member of the Beginner LongArm Quilters Group on Facebook. I've been a member since the day I decided to buy my longarm. It is a very helpful group. One of the best parts is that we all share examples of our work, and share details about our machines and experience levels. Seeing … Continue reading Quilting a Jelly Roll Race the Fun Way
I have finally finished my Long Time Gone quilt. (Pattern by Jen Kingwell.) I do so enjoy the sew alongs with Gnome Angel, but now that I'm getting busier with client work it is more of a challenge to keep up. This pattern was quite a test, but my skills have been steadily improving over … Continue reading Long Time in Blue
I'm keeping up with Gnome Angel's sewalong. I am hooked on these tiny pieces, and I love the way the blue blocks look together. Week 3 - Crosses of the UK Week 4 - Jacob's Ladder There were some tiny triangles left with this one, but they were too small for me and I tossed … Continue reading Long Time Gone – Week 3, 4 & 5
I am participating in the Long Time Gone sew along, hosted by Angie at Gnome Angel. We are making Jen Kingwell's pattern. This week we made a block called "Square in a Square Stars". It was challenging, and generated 60 tiny HST units for me. I was excited. Here is the main block. I used … Continue reading Long Time Gone – Week 2
I am joining Angie, from GnomeAngel in yet another stitch along. Because two at a time isn't enough. (The others are 52 Weeks with the Quilter's Planner and the Garden Snails Slow Along.) This time we are making Long Time Gone, by Jen Kingwell. Jen's samplers are very vibrant and busy, and they haven't really appealed … Continue reading Long Time Gone – Week 1
Whoops! I guess I missed a few updates. I am current on my weekly challenge, so I have 6 completed blocks thus far. I'm using Alison Glass fabrics, and the patterns are from my Quilter's Planner. They are all different techniques, and sometimes I forget to reset my seam allowance to make it a scant … Continue reading 52 Weeks with The Quilter’s Planner – 6
Sorry. I live in New Jersey now. Bon Jovi is a local sport here. Today is day 50 of the #100Days100Blocks challenge hosted by Angie at GnomeAngel. I am having so much fun with these little blocks. Working on just one at a time gives the opportunity to really think about fabric use in each … Continue reading Oh, We’re Halfway There….