Anita's quilts and quilting

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

Metro Wedding Ring Tips

I added the button at the top of my blog for ease in locating the tips I wrote about using the Metro Wedding Ring pattern by Sew Kind of Wonderful. … Continue reading

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March 23, 2015 · 2 Comments

Necktie quilt tutorial

I finally finished writing a post about how I make quilts from neckties.  Or any clothing.  The process is the same no matter what clothing is being used or what … Continue reading

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February 10, 2014

Adapting the metro rings continued

Now where was I?  Oh yes, I had just shown the way to be sure of a good 1/4 inch seam join.  If you’ve squared things up and done it … Continue reading

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December 6, 2013 · 2 Comments

Adapting the metro rings pattern

I think I am a really good pattern tester but no one ever asked me to test their patterns anymore.  Anyway, back in July I made a couple of the … Continue reading

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November 24, 2013

Quilt finish

It’s one of my own.  From my UFO list.  Only one UFO is done for this year.  Geeze, when I created the list I had such high hopes of getting … Continue reading

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October 20, 2013 · 4 Comments

Modern wedding ring quilt

I did find some photos of the pink wedding ring quilt in my camera.   I forgot that I had taken these while the quilt was still on the machine. … Continue reading

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August 12, 2013 · 2 Comments

Really!? $50

Several years ago my DIL asked if I would make her a double wedding ring quilt.  Being a very busy machine quilter back then I couldn’t find the time to … Continue reading

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July 4, 2013 · 12 Comments

Invisible seams on quilt back

I managed to go back to work a couple of days ago.  I’m feeling much stronger and even got outside for some sun.  It was time to get a quilt … Continue reading

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April 28, 2013 · 6 Comments

Scrappy nine patch

A backward pieced scrappy nine patch made from clothing.  These are some 10 inch blocks left over from a clothing memory quilt I made a year or so ago.  I’m … Continue reading

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February 13, 2011 · 1 Comment

Scrappy half squares

This is a reconstructed post of one of my pieced backward designs.  I originally worked this one out in probably 2000 or earlier?  I can’t remember for sure.  A few years later I was … Continue reading

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January 25, 2011 · 1 Comment

Cross stitch quilts

MY OPINION….. others might have a different opinion. I was told I was wrong about how cross stitched quilts are supposed to be made…. because the directions on the package … Continue reading

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September 14, 2010 · 1 Comment

Wonky star

This backward pieced block will become a wonky star.  As you piece the block it’s important to note that you are not trying to match up any seams.  It’s better … Continue reading

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April 12, 2010 · 2 Comments

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

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