Category Archives: Machine Quilting

A Quilt Story: A Special Gift for Emi

Dear friends, it certainly has been a long, long time since I last posted, and I am truly happy to reconnect with you after a long hiatus and share a heartfelt quilt project that holds a special place in my heart.

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Stunning haute couture

It’s been two weeks since my talented niece’s haute couture fashion show, and I am still thinking about it and trying to come off a cloud of pure enjoyment from all the work involved. It has truly been a privilege to be a part of this project.

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More applique and quilting

The last two weeks have been pretty intense helping my talented niece with the last of the appliqued and quilted pieces for her fashion show.

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A runway show in the making: lots of applique and quilting

The last two months I’ve been actively involved in assisting my designer niece Ana Lía in preparing her 2022 collection… Respirar (Breathe).

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More Scrappy Placemats

Slowly working through my stash of scraps, I found a whole bunch of odd, long strips.

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Scrappy Potholders

I had so much fun making this scrappy lap quilt, I decided it was about time to start sorting through all the leftover fabric scraps accumulated over the years from a gazillion different quilting projects.

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A scrappy lap quilt

Last week, while dusting/cleaning my sewing studio, I came across a bag that apparently went through three different moves from one house to another without ever being opened up and unpacked.

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A little beetle

Popping in quickly, to post this one picture. A beetle.

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Free-form Poppies

A lazy Sunday afternoon. After a week of intensive work, I needed (and deserved!) a little break. Time to sew!

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Heavenly Angels

Another project finished. AND… it’s only taken me eleven years to do so! Some project seem to take forever.

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Flower Power Quilt Along

Like any other quilt maker, my #1 “complaint” is the lack of time to sew everything I would like to sew. So when it comes to other designers’ BOMs and quilt alongs, I tend to admire from a distance, and very, very rarely participate. I have enough UFOs as it goes, and don’t want to […]

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Polka Dot Quilt

This has been a busy, busy year so far. And I haven’t been able to do as much sewing as I would have liked to. Which is about to change, as I begin to concentrate on making Christmas gifts.

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Another project finished: Sister’s Choice

My second oldest UFO. Finally finished this year. This quilt was thought up about 15 years ago, and initially was supposed to be a gift.

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