Anita's quilts and quilting

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

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

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

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

Next quilt finished

Another finished quilt. I worked two long days instead of three short ones in order to get it finished. The days keep moving faster toward the xmas deadlines. I’m like … Continue reading

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November 6, 2008

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