July 2015 Blog Posts (3)

I have quilting ADD.

I have quilting ADD. I buy patterns and quilt books that inspire me, yet overwhelm me. I buy fabric that I love without knowing which quilt I will make with it. Once I finish a quilt top I'm so eager to make something else I don't get around to actually finishing it. My favorite part of the process is planning which fabric will go with which pattern. I have 20 quilts planned, patterns and fabric put together in storage cases. I have 22 finished quilt tops. I have finished 20+… Continue

Added by Lori's kitty-approved quilts on July 18, 2015 at 1:08pm — 10 Comments

Silicon Sprays for Quilters

I am about to start home machine quilting my very first real full size quilt.  I have been doing a number of practice sandwiches for the last 5 weeks or so.  I increased the size of the sandwiches as I progressed with the practice, to get accustomed to working with a larger size under the needle and in the throat of the machine.  Even though I have the extra length in the throat with the Janome Horizon, I know it will still be a challenge.  I am not Leah Day, or Patsy Thompson.  They make it…

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Added by Mary Delisle on July 13, 2015 at 3:32pm — 2 Comments

Dresden Plate Block of the Month

I plan to reoffer my class to make a simplified Dresden Plate quilt block using machine piecing & applique techniques. Several students have requested this class. I hope to schedule it in August or September, 2015. You can find additional details for this class under My Events in January 2014, where the original sessions were listed. The class will now be 2 sessions of 3 hrs. each, as this is a complicated block using piecing, applique…

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Added by Monica Schmidt on July 6, 2015 at 5:38pm — No Comments

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