Anita’s Vintage Hankie Quilt

Anita made a beautiful Vintage Hankie quilt and brought it to Angela Huffman for machine quilting. She needed to find the perfect backing fabric and quilting design for it.

Anita is quite the piecer, just a few weeks ago I shared her Sunny Skies quilt with you. Today I have another quilt by Anita but this one has a totally different feel. How sweet is her vintage hankie quilt? Anita said this was one of her UFOs (UnFinished Objects) sitting in a closet for […]

LeMoyne Stars from Tracey

LeMoyne Star Quilt

Take a look at Tracey’s beautiful LeMoyne star quilt! It had all of us swooning in the shop while it was here. What do you think of the way she framed the main LeMoyne star with partial stars? I haven’t seen a variation like that before. Does anyone know if this particular version has it’s […]

Our Renters Tackle Custom Quilting

One Block Wonder Quilt

During all of our longarm rentals, we provide renters with their choice of Omni thread and paper pantographs. For the majority of our renters that’s exactly what they want to finish their quilts. But there are some folks who want to do a little more with their quilting. For some, the pantographs are too constricting […]

Beverly’s Scrap Buster

Many Trips Around the World Quilt

Here’s a quilt that will really help you clear out that fabric stash! Beverly brought me this fun scrappy quilt for a simple quilting treatment. This looks to me like Bonnie Hunter’s Many Trips Around the World quilt. All those small pieces would be my first clue that this must be a Bonnie Hunter pattern! […]

Susan’s Floral Rail Fence

Susan's floral rail fence quilt has me dreaming of spring! Her busy fabrics needed a simple quilting design that would let the piecing sing!

Here in Kentucky we may have missed the blizzard in the northeast, but it has definitely been very cold! I’ve been spoiled by the warmer weather the last few months, and it isn’t fun being reminded that it’s still winter. To ignore those wintery blues, here’s a fun floral quilt to help us dream of spring! […]

How to Prepare a Quilting Plan for a Scrappy Quilt

This customer quilt has lots of busy floral fabrics. Angela talks about the thought process when preparing a quilting plan for this scrappy quilt.

Virginia recently brought this top in for me to quilt.  Look at all these gorgeous floral fabrics!  With so much going on visually, developing a quilting plan can be challenging.  Here’s how we made choices for this quilt. First, Virginia knew that she wanted the quilting to have an overall nature theme with all those […]

Sleepy Field of Flowers

Floral Sampler Quilt

This quilt is from a new client and it reminds me of a sleepy field of flowers. Its watercolor palate is very calming, isn’t it?                   My client is a relatively new quilter and has a friend that owns a quilt shop. Her friend’s quilt shop is […]