Introducing the DAISY Ditch & Echo ruler, designed for custom quilting Quiltworx Daisy Blocks. You’ll find these blocks in Quiltworx patterns LOTUS FLOWER, MYSTERIOUS COURTYARD, EGYTIAN LOTUS, and DRAGONFLIES & BUTTERFLIES to name a few. I demonstrate using the ruler in several ways and custom quilting 2 Lotus Flower samples that I use for teaching. […]
I was minding my own business in Montana – learning more with Judy Niemeyer at Quilt Camp. Then I got a text from my friend Diane Poor who informed me that my Unchartered Waters quilt, done in Tim Holtz Regions Beyond fabrics won Judge’s Choice at the Quilt Plano 2022 Show! It also got an […]
I finally got my Unchartered Waters quilt finished. This is the one I started up in Montana at Quiltworx back in May. Now it is finally done. I custom quilted it and bound it in time to enter into my local guild’s show. The show takes place while I am back up in Montana the […]
This is the 3rd part of a series on custom quilting Legit Kits quilts. Legit Kits specializes in multicolored kona cotton, subject driven paper-pieced quilts. Their subject matters includes lots of animals, insects, and plenty of inanimate objects as well. They have a unique approach to FPP (Foundation Paper Piecing) which may appeal to quilters […]
Here we go with pt.2 of the Legit Kits custom quilting. This time we are using rulers exclusively. I explain how to use Baptist Fans as a background with the Fab5 Fan Set®. Then we do Straight Line Quilting throughout Big G’s body.
Here’s a quick video demonstrating the original FAB5 FAN SET® for Spring. Baptist Fans continue to be a classic go-to quilting design for traditional and modern quilts alike. Quilt precise Baptist Fans using rulers and your longarm or home sewing machine.
Believe it or not, I was able to SUBSTANTIALLY DECREASE prices on almost all of my acrylic machine quilting rulers! how is that possible in these current economic times? Even though acrylic prices have increased and shipping costs have increased, my general overhead has decreased in a significant way due to a location change. It […]
Here is the first of three tops I am custom quilting for Legit Kits®. They are an amazing paper-piecing pattern company. I am quilting each of the tops in a different way with a combination of ruler work and free motion. There is no computerized quilting in this series. First up is EVEREST, The Golden […]
Check out the YouTube video of my approach to quilting my client, Tina’s quilt. It’s the Jen Kingwell template-of-the-month project, PSYCHEDELIA. This was Tina’s Covid-Lockdown project. She did a fantastic job piecing this quilt with lots of fun fabrics from her stash. Most of it is hand or paper pieced. I add my touches of […]
Wow – what a project! My client Tina stitched up a Jen Kingwell PSYCHEDELIA QUILT during the peak of Covid lockdown. Many blocks are hand-pieced. Some are paper pieced. Some are machine pieced. I have quilted all of the sashings and some of the blocks. Stay tuned for a YouTube video on this on coming […]