Anita's quilts and quilting

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

Me projects

I have a couple of finished quilts today. This one first.  It’s not really a Christmas rush quilt but I finished it anyway. This is the left side. This is … Continue reading

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December 18, 2007

Auditioning quilting designs

Short post as I continue to clear up some ME quilts. Many quilters use different ways to audition quilting designs before marking or stitching on the quilt. Some use clear … Continue reading

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December 18, 2007

Explaining the quilt kit logic

I thought I would elaborate a little more about my thinking process when creating my quilt kit idea…… I would love the luxury of having my stash look like this … Continue reading

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December 14, 2007

A new year about to begin….

..Today’s finished quilt. A small one that I said I would do IF I could. Well I found I could. Its hard to see in the flowered part but it … Continue reading

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December 13, 2007

Mother Nature is confused

Today’s finished quilt. It didn’t have to be finished until after Christmas. I had some time while waiting on a new customer so I thought I would work on it. … Continue reading

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December 12, 2007

Creating a paper trail

One of the things necessary for running a quilting business is the paperwork. I could pay to have these forms typeset and printed but why spend the money when I … Continue reading

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December 11, 2007 · 2 Comments

A slow couple of days

Today’s finished quilt. Isn’t it cute! There isn’t any batting in it except for the borders. It was already too thick and heavy without batting. I did a simple meander … Continue reading

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December 11, 2007

I’ve been organizing

I started my annual reorganizing. Here are some quilt kits I’m making for the coming year. I’m listing the kits on a sheet or two of paper so I know … Continue reading

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December 8, 2007 · 3 Comments

A new organizing idea

For anyone looking for the next post about realistic scheduling, I’ll try to get it posted on Monday. I haven’t bought my 2008 day planner yet. I saw one I … Continue reading

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December 6, 2007 · 1 Comment

Realistic scheduling – part 3

When I was first starting out as a machine quilter money was very tight. One day I asked a friend for a small loan to buy groceries. My friend said, … Continue reading

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December 5, 2007

Back at work

Blogger wouldn’t act right this morning so I’m here in the evening. The next to last Christmas quilt! I thought I only had this one but forgot about another one. … Continue reading

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December 5, 2007 · 1 Comment

Realistic schedules – part 2

..I’m sorry about the abrupt end to the story the other day. My time off was much more important to me than sitting at the computer writing. So…on with the … Continue reading

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December 4, 2007 · 1 Comment

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