Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Spiral Quilting

Today I dug out this UFO.....

I have been wanting to try my hand at Spiral Quilting.

Kinda tricky. The key is to start slow with small stitches to lock them. 

And then lengthen the stitches as you go out.

I drew a little beginning spiral and then went around and around using about a half inch spacing.

Good thing this quilt is only 36 inches square. 

It took quite a while....

Tonight , the binding.

Friday, May 8, 2015

Sew "Ezi"

I have seen these tables in classes that I have attended and have often thought about getting one. Not only to take to sewing classes or retreats but also to have on the road in our RV. I recently retired from one job and was gifted a nice cash card and so decided to put it to good use. Here is my Bernie on it all ready to sew. This is a nice stout table. Weighs 25 lbs so is portable. It will be nice to have the machine at a comfortable height to sew. I may have to get another insert to fit the Featherweight!

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Dotted Dresdens in the News!

I have been putting off finishing this quilt far too long. Can't even remember when I started it...anyway today I finished piecing a backing for it and will load it on the quilting machine this evening. I may see if the PMQG may want it to put into this years display at Sisters. It's not very big, only 31" by 31" so it shouldn't take too long to finish. It's been a while since I quilted something for me, we will see how this goes.

   I think I have some dots to bind it.

   And I finished my April blocks for my " do.Good Stitches " group.

   These were fun to make.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Zippy Thanks!

     Finished these two Wide Mouth Zip Pouches
     To thank the two nurses who so graciously 
     Oriented me to my new job. I love this line of
     Cotton and Steel. 

Monday, April 6, 2015

Enjoyable Weekend.

Enjoyed a nice weekend sewing with friends at Fabric Depot.....

And a little addition to my stash...

I made these Noodlehead zip pouches today 
to gift to the two nurses who have graciously 
oriented me to  the new job. Just love that
Cotton and Steel line of fabric!