Anita's quilts and quilting

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

Dang, its over

The fair is over until next year.  I treat the fair as a staycation for myself before the Christmas rush happens.  Saying that sounds strange to say because I know … Continue reading

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September 3, 2017 · 5 Comments

Personal quilt

I was working on customer quilts but simply had to take a few days to make a quilt for my newest grand daughter due the end of March. I started … Continue reading

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March 5, 2017 · 7 Comments

Lost my favorite patterns

Today there was no doctor appointments, no dental appointments, no chauffeuring duties, no babysitting, no workmen arriving to do stuff.  Just a whole day of doing whatever I want to … Continue reading

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November 6, 2016 · 8 Comments

Starting over

The last photo of where I used to live.  Oh heavens what have I done?  Was it a mistake to move?  Nope, nada, uh uh, I can’t continue second guessing … Continue reading

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October 25, 2016 · 17 Comments

Life happenings

Anyone who has ever downsized and moved will know how difficult and stressful it can be.  I’m still trying to make this house into my home.  At the other house … Continue reading

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September 21, 2016 · 4 Comments

Can’t focus

I’m having a hard time getting 2015 started.  Here it is almost the middle of January and I can’t seem to get my year going.  I believe I’m just overwhelmed … Continue reading

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January 10, 2015 · 6 Comments

Simple observations

So what exactly did I learn in the Hollis Chatelain class?  Quite a bit actually, most of it was not painting related.  I was dazzled by all the artist celebrities. … Continue reading

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September 27, 2014 · 1 Comment

I did this

This is one of the paintings I did in Hollis’ class.  Can you tell what it is? How about now? I was so focused on learning the process that I … Continue reading

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September 22, 2014 · 1 Comment

Someone cancelled

Monday was the monthly grocery day where I chauffeur my SIL and Tuesday was put it all away day.  I don’t mind shopping, it’s the putting away that takes so … Continue reading

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September 18, 2014 · 2 Comments

I’m back

Did anyone miss me?  Actually, no one knew I was gone.  In a ghetto neighborhood, like the one I live in, you don’t tell anyone you are leaving home for … Continue reading

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September 14, 2014 · 12 Comments

Umm, yeah

This is one of my fair entries for this year.  I did retire in order to create art so I figured I might as well get started.  Click the photo … Continue reading

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August 6, 2014 · 6 Comments

Art in my future

Yes, I’ve finally fully retired from professional machine quilting.  Under doctor orders, I’m limited in the amount of time I can swing the heavy machine for quilting.  To continue full … Continue reading

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July 20, 2014 · 7 Comments

Now or never

Happy Independence Day to all the readers.  I hope you are enjoying great food, happy family time, and friendly neighbors.  Be careful with the fireworks tonight if you are setting … Continue reading

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July 4, 2014 · 2 Comments

Playing again

I took the white whole cloth quilt off my machine because an idea was in my head that just would not go away until I quilted it.  Sorry about the … Continue reading

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December 4, 2011 · 3 Comments

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