Anita's quilts and quilting

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

The first 2010 top quilted

I had to search all the way back to 2008 to find the first one like this. It helped that the customer sent me pictures of the quilting I did … Continue reading

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January 31, 2010

Backwards piecing

Ladybug is not quite awake yet so I’m posting a quick note to say that I put some backwards piecing directions on my helpful hints blog early this morning. Mommie … Continue reading

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January 30, 2010

Ten to what?

I rarely use a pattern to piece a quilt. I prefer to see the design in a photo or sketch and come up with my own dimensions and piecing steps. … Continue reading

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January 30, 2010 · 5 Comments

My computer is back!

It seems like forever since my computer was here. I did get a lot accomplished when I couldn’t sit at the computer for a few hours each day. So what … Continue reading

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January 29, 2010 · 5 Comments

What is a 10 to ? (ten to what) quilt

A quick post to let you know I’m still waiting for my computer to be fixed. I designed a new “10 to ?” (ten to what) quilt and will be … Continue reading

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January 23, 2010 · 1 Comment

I messed them up

.Ok, the roses don’t look too bad except it’s not the way I wanted them to look. I wanted a vague ghost like image of roses in the background. I … Continue reading

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January 14, 2010 · 1 Comment

The roses continue

I’m still experimenting. I like the roses the way they are but I want the quilting to be a major part of the design. So I drew in some ghost … Continue reading

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January 13, 2010 · 4 Comments

It was very cold at the bus stops!

Well yesterday didn’t go so well. Lots of delays at all my stops. A couple of places I didn’t get to after all. I’ll go again on Thursday…. maybe. At … Continue reading

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January 12, 2010 · 2 Comments

Favorite roses are white or yellow

I kind of got distracted from the original rose. I want to buy fabric for it and I won’t do that until this afternoon. Still wanting to work on roses … Continue reading

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January 11, 2010 · 3 Comments

Working on the rose

It’s sometimes difficult getting to my computer these days. The computer is in my daughter’s room. We sleep on different schedules. When I’m up early, like 3 or 4 am, … Continue reading

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January 9, 2010 · 2 Comments

Looking through the past

I tried sorting the fabrics but it became much too complicated trying to figure out where it all should go. I decided maybe if I choose a pattern first then … Continue reading

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January 7, 2010 · 2 Comments

Customer special requests

Today I called the office of the doctor who treated me in the hospital. He wanted to see me in 7 days after leaving the hospital. I believed he had … Continue reading

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January 7, 2010 · 1 Comment

New year at last

I’ve heard it said that whatever you do on New Year’s Day will be the dominate feature of your life for the rest of the year. I sure hope that’s … Continue reading

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January 5, 2010

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