I finished removing all the stitching from quilt on my previous post. The best way to secure was using monofilament thread and stitching in the ditch on all the blocks. Ended up doing that on the other queen size quilt, my daughter's, I'm working on too. Making some headway on that quilt with free motion… Continue reading Busy with charity quilts.
I finished piecing a queen sized quilt I designed and then prepped it for home machine quilting. The big task of home machine quilting I put off as long as I could because it is difficult with large quilts. Ever feel like you take twenty steps backwards when quilting? I was happily free-motion quilting on… Continue reading One stitch at a time…again.
How often do you find you don't have enough time to do all the interesting hobbies you want? My lists of "want to do's" is quite long. Take a look at my Instagram @quiltingwithvivian blog to see my recent activity. I'll be back soon to show a cute place mat I designed and provide a… Continue reading Time to blog…
Every year our quilting group from my church has a wonderful tea in the fall. We have the tea, food, entertainment and most important, a raffle of the wonderful items we have made. It is quite a bargain at only $13. This year we are expecting 104 quests and at least 65 items for the… Continue reading It’s all about place mats – Start to finish
My fabric stash collections inspire me to actually quilt. Having a great stash in the closet is comforting, as I'm certain most quilters will agree. It is hard to get inspired from a closet full of fabric when there does not seem to be any connection between the fabrics. As I mentioned in Part 2… Continue reading What is a fabric stash and why it’s great to have one? Part 3