Category Archives: quilting

Double Arrow

A customer brought me a quilt top and pattern and said she wanted the feathers like the the pattern.  When I could not find the designs I called the company and talked with the quilter Lora Zmak.  Lora was extremely … Continue reading

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Amazing Grace Secret

I joined the Material Girls quilt club that meets the second Saturday of each month in the Shelbyville library.  What a good group of fun quilting women!  I signed up to be a secret quilting sister.  They exchange names and … Continue reading

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Carpenters Wheel or “I wish I may”

The Carpenter’s Wheel quilt block has been around for a long time and is also known by a few other names … Star of Bethlehem and Carpenter’s Star. A customer made a beautiful 100×120 Carpenters Wheel quilt top and I … Continue reading

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Simple Free Motion Quilting Demo

After marking a quilt it is time to move to the sewing machine to begin free motion quilting. You will need an open or closed toe foot and the ability to drop or cover the feed dogs. You need to … Continue reading

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Quilting Makes the Quilt!

Quilting can make the quilt come alive!  This quilt was very plain before the quilting.  The quilt came alive after the quilting!  This is a quilt for charity and I can’t wait to see what the quilt maker thinks of … Continue reading

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Recipe for a Great Quilt!

Need: 100% cotton fabric, 1/4 seam foot and an iron To make a great quilt you will need to start with good quality 100% cotton fabric found in quilt stores.  Quality fabric does not distort, fade, bleed color nor is … Continue reading

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Memories Memories with T-shirt Quilts!

I love to make T-shirt quilts because I always have plenty of them!  I love keeping the memories of the places we have visited or the sports the kids have played.  T-shirt quilts make great gifts for graduation, wedding, birthday, … Continue reading

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