Anita's quilts and quilting

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

Susan’s quilt

This was an inherited quilt that Susan found in her mother in law’s things when her house was cleaned out.  Susan asked me to finish it as a surprise gift … Continue reading

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December 29, 2015 · 5 Comments

Michelle’s quilt went home

This quilt has been well loved for many years.  When a quilt is loved this much it deserves a good repair. It took me awhile to figure out the best … Continue reading

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June 5, 2014 · 6 Comments

Most horrible week

I had started working on a very special quilt for a terminally ill person.  I really  don’t like doing these type quilts!  They are always bad, bad ju ju for … Continue reading

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March 22, 2014 · 6 Comments

Backing with seam issues

I had a question sent to me about the backing seams and I thought it should be answered in a post.  Just in case there are others thinking the same … Continue reading

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October 1, 2013 · 2 Comments

Centering quilts vertically

Every machine quilter should know about centering a quilt top horizontally on the machine. That is centering from end to end on the roller bars and is one of the … Continue reading

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September 12, 2013 · 6 Comments

An issue quilt fixed

A new customer had picked out all the stitching on the outside border of this quilt because she was unhappy with the work done by her regular machine quilter.  She … Continue reading

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June 12, 2013 · 14 Comments

A quilt repair

This is the quilt currently on the machine.  It was brought to me for repairs.  I’m known as the “magic quilt fairy” around here because  I take the quilts that … Continue reading

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March 7, 2013 · 1 Comment

Gloria’s quilt

Yesterday I started working on Gloria’s cross stitch quilt.  The first step is to look over the quilt to locate the issues.  Issues happen in almost every quilt. It’s just … Continue reading

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June 12, 2012 · 4 Comments

All satin quilt

The satin quilt is finished.  I put the last stitch in the binding last night. I didn’t do too bad.  Only a little off from square with minimal extra fullness … Continue reading

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December 10, 2011 · 4 Comments

Stabilizing with a smaller machine

I’ve had several people tell me they can’t do the stabilizing of quilt tops like I do because they don’t have a Gammill with channel locks or the large expanse my … Continue reading

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July 9, 2011 · 1 Comment

D cup quilt top – finished

The D cup quilt top is finally finished.  Even the binding is done.  It came out square even though it’s not a square quilt, its a rectangle.  Square simply means the … Continue reading

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June 30, 2011 · 7 Comments

D cup quilt top – 3

Now that the pieced squares have been quilted, it’s time to work on the next area with the most fullness.  That would be to finish the solid blocks that I … Continue reading

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June 29, 2011

D cup quilt top – 2

Now that I’ve gotten the quilt top stabilized to the batting and backing; it’s time to start stitching a design on the top.   First, let me explain the difference between quilting … Continue reading

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June 28, 2011 · 2 Comments

D cup quilt top – 1

A few days ago I told you I would be busy quilting a D cup quilt.  This week I’ll be posting a tutorial of how I got it finished…. and … Continue reading

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June 27, 2011 · 2 Comments

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