Anita's quilts and quilting

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

Extra friendly border

There was some curiosity about how I would correct the tucks on this quilt so I thought I’d show you.  This is what the border looked like before.  There is … Continue reading

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April 13, 2011 · 3 Comments

On point quilt part five

The on point quilt is finished.  I did the two inside borders last.  I did a large feather on the wide border and le lace on the inside border.  Here … Continue reading

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October 30, 2010 · 2 Comments

On point quilt part four

Moving on to doing the setting triangles.  There is some fullness in these but not as much as there was in the squares.  The design I chose has fewer lines … Continue reading

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October 29, 2010

On point quilts

This is the on point quilt that’s going onto the machine now.  On point quilts have a unique set of issues.  The setting triangles have more stretch than square set quilts.  … Continue reading

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October 26, 2010 · 2 Comments

Quilt issue – a friendly border

I thought I’d show you an update on the quilt with too much fullness. This is a view from the angle that showed the fullness at its best. There are … Continue reading

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February 22, 2010 · 2 Comments

The fix all fairies

Issue quilts are the bread and butter of machine quilting. Without the issue quilts our machines would be idle most of the time because perfect quilts are rare. I’m no … Continue reading

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February 16, 2010

.The floor guys were supposed to be here yesterday afternoon to start tearing out the old floors so I didn’t want to start on a quilt and get interrupted. I … Continue reading

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October 15, 2009 · 4 Comments

7 to go

This issue quilt is finished. You can see in the picture that there is still some extra fabric in places. This will relax when the quilt is washed and you … Continue reading

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August 13, 2009 · 1 Comment

Still 8 to go

I got more of the block design finished. Greek key design and leaves. Another picture of it. See how the fullness is worked in? When the leaves were all done … Continue reading

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August 11, 2009 · 2 Comments

I’ve been working on the issue quilt. See the extra fullness? Here is what I’ve gotten done so far. The center of the blocks are done. The fullness is still … Continue reading

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August 10, 2009

Still 8 to go

Still 8 to go This quilt is the one I couldn’t post the pictures of a couple of days ago. I don’t know the name of the quilt design. I … Continue reading

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August 6, 2009 · 1 Comment

Working on the issue quilt

I have this one on the machine and stabilized. I’ve worked on the outside border too. It has a friendly border….. it waves. I used a design that let me … Continue reading

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August 3, 2009 · 4 Comments

Nine to go

The last few days I’ve stayed off the computer (except to post) and working steady on this quilt. I had talked with the owner last Saturday and she wanted to … Continue reading

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July 30, 2009 · 7 Comments

More about 2 sided quilts

I got a couple of questions in my email about doing 2 sided quilts. I thought I should add the answers to my blog for future visitors. The questions were … Continue reading

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July 18, 2009

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