How Would You Quilt this?

Many years ago, I hand-pieced this HUGE quilt. It’s pictured on a queen-size bed and hangs over the sides about 18″. I am hand-quilting the entire thing myself, so it is a work-in-progress, for sure. I like using a hoop because it’s totally portable. I am stitching-in-the-ditch around each of the units that make up Read More

Blogger’s Quilt Festival – Tribute to my Husband Entry #1

I’ve discovered the Blogger’s Quilt Festival at amyscreativeside.com by Amy Ellis. So much inspiration to be found there! And it’s a great way to meet other bloggers, see their work, and get your creative juices flowing! Thank you, Amy, for organizing this adventure and thank you to your sponsors for the prizes to be given away. Read More

Tips and Tools – On Your Mark, Get Set, Quilt!

The other day, my dear friend, Barbara, said,  “How do I mark my quilt top for quilting? I need help”  So, I thought I’d address that very important issue today. Marking a quilt top for hand-quilting is a bit different than marking one to be quilted by machine. Some marking tools can be used for both. Here are Read More

Quilting On The Go by Diane

Of the many reasons I love to hand-quilt, I think the fact that it’s portable, tops the list.  I am currently away from the house, and caring for my in-laws. By doing so, I’m the one who is blessed. First, I’m getting to spend more time with my “other parents”, and second, I can just Read More