Anita's quilts and quilting

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

Finally a finished quilt

This quilt seemed to take forever to finish. It wasn’t the quilt that was the problem… it was my time. Every time I thought I could get back on the … Continue reading

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March 30, 2009

Light box idea

Ok, you don’t use a light box very often. When you really need one you don’t have it. You can’t justify spending the money for something you might use once … Continue reading

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March 30, 2009

It wasn’t too bad My doctor appointment was at 8:30. I was there at 8:15. I sat in the waiting room until 11:00. Was called to sit in the exam … Continue reading

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March 28, 2009

Set aside for awhile…. and still a puzzler This top was brought to me back last fall. It was in pieces. The star points were already made by hand. All … Continue reading

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March 27, 2009 · 3 Comments

Moving right along

I have this quilt on the machine. I got it all stabilized and started doing some of the quilting on the blocks. At the end of the workday I sat … Continue reading

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March 26, 2009

Productive day

This is the next finished quilt. It’s all about sports. So I did a sport theme for the quilting. This is the first border. The second border. The third border. … Continue reading

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March 25, 2009

What a day

First, here is the next finished quilt. It’s already been picked up by the owner. This is the one that had me stumped about what to quilt on it. The … Continue reading

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March 24, 2009 · 1 Comment

Thread constantly breaking or having tension issues?

Having trouble locating the problem? You say you have tightened the tension…. loosened the tension….. re threaded more times that you can count….. tightened the top on the rollers….. loosened … Continue reading

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March 23, 2009

Cleaning the machines

It was time, don’t ya think? Over the weekend, I did spend some time away from my quilting work to clean the domestic machine. There was a lot of lint … Continue reading

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March 23, 2009 · 2 Comments

The perfect excuse for a fabric stash

Ok, I have the perfect excuse for hoarding fabrics and crafting supplies. The more you have the better. There is a wall behind these shelves. So let me explain how … Continue reading

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March 22, 2009 · 1 Comment

Another finished quilt A view of the sashing. Again… line dancing on the blocks. Line dancing creates lots of pretty individual designs while at the same time giving the quilt … Continue reading

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March 18, 2009

Where does time go

Finally, another finished quilt. This one took much longer to finish than I originally thought it would. A lot of starts and stops. I also have a pulled muscle on … Continue reading

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March 13, 2009

Quilting and cleaning The next quilt is stabilized with stitch in the ditch around the red pieces. This took the whole day yesterday. I hope to get most of the … Continue reading

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March 10, 2009

The next finished quilt. A flower design on the outside border and a swag design on the inside border. It’s hard to see the stitching from the front so here … Continue reading

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March 6, 2009 · 2 Comments

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