Anita's quilts and quilting

A professional longarm machine quilter for hire and some of the work I've done.

Which mechanic do you choose? (Part one)

Let me set up a mental picture for you…..hmm…..let’s say you want to get the oil changed on your car. You take it to a mechanic who has a fairly … Continue reading

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November 30, 2007

His Mommie’s quilt

Here is the quilt done for a little boy’s Mommie. He did surprisingly well….but of course he did have his Grandma and an uncle who makes quilts to instruct him. … Continue reading

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November 28, 2007

I broke my own rule

This is today’s finished quilt. It’s the t-shirt quilt I pieced the other day. In order to give it a masculine look I did all over crosshatching. I broke my … Continue reading

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November 28, 2007 · 1 Comment

Create a catalog, its easier and faster

I do make custom quilts. The majority of them are made from clothing. Either t-shirt quilts or quilts from the clothing of someone who passed away. When I get a … Continue reading

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November 28, 2007 · 1 Comment

This is today’s finished quilt. Freehand flowers and leaves all over the top. A Diana Phillips design in the side triangles and le lace on the border. I’m not posting … Continue reading

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November 26, 2007

At home retreat

..This may not be the same stashbusting as others are doing right now, but for me it is. Just because I don’t own the fabric myself doesn’t mean its not … Continue reading

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November 26, 2007

One line = one quilt

I’ve seen some discussion lately about machine quilter’s waiting lists. I thought I would show you mine and describe how it works. The pictures first….description below. A quilt top waiting … Continue reading

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November 24, 2007 · 2 Comments

Christmas count down

Today’s finished quilt. An I Spy quilt. I loved looking at all the different fabrics in there. Makes me want to make one for my own bed. But one of … Continue reading

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November 23, 2007 · 1 Comment

A time saving gadget

I don’t know where I originally saw one of these gadgets. It’s been five years or more since I first saw it. Someone was selling them for $10. I made … Continue reading

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November 23, 2007 · 1 Comment

Slow day

Another of those cloudy rainy days. It was too dark in the studio for working on the machine so I started working on the t-shirt quilt. I realized I didn’t … Continue reading

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November 22, 2007 · 1 Comment

Stabilizers by the bolt

I buy interfacing by the bolt. I buy it this way because it’s a time saver for me. I make custom made t-shirt quilts a lot. It was a hassle … Continue reading

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November 22, 2007 · 1 Comment

Machine quilting competition?

I once heard a new quilting machine owner remark that she wanted to be the only machine quilter in this area. All I could ask was “why on earth would … Continue reading

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November 21, 2007 · 1 Comment

Winter is not far away

This is today’s finished quilt. She wanted simple quilting but I kept hearing it tell me to put something here or there. I finally had to say, ok it’s done … Continue reading

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November 20, 2007

Seven steps of fate???

..Here is today’s finished quilt. It has a pieced back too. This is a close up of the quilting. The fabric is all about cats but I didn’t have a … Continue reading

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November 17, 2007 · 2 Comments

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