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Welcome!

30 years is a long time for “longarm quilting”! How did I get my start? I had worked on my own projects using a longarm starting in 1990. In 1994, my mom, who owned a longarm business, asked me to come work for her which of course I totally jumped at the opportunity. I did have experience with “piecing a quilt” but it was “the old way”, you know, cutting with scissors instead of a rotary blade, mat or ruler. So, off I went to (even though I knew how to piece) learn more skills at a local quilt store. By the time the class ended (4 weeks later), I had made 3 quilts, I was hooked on this “new way to quilting”!

Bargello By Petra

Bargello By Petra

Bargello By Petra!  Petra used a picture to create this awesome quilt and then went on her own imagination.  I thought of Aurora Borealis when I saw it! Check out the backside of the quilt! . I did my large swirl surrounded by smaller echo swirls and I used a blue...

Bird Quilt

Bird Quilt

Bird Quilt!  So, my client went into her stash and pulled out the fabrics for this.  I did "bird nests' " all over in "beach grass" thread color by Omni Threads,  A cotton batting was used, Cynthia also had another in her stash.  I did waves all over. Cotton battings...

Haunting Hoofbeats

Haunting Hoofbeats

Haunting Hoofbeats by Dandelion Seed,  Design for the center and the daisy Janie "Garden Ladder" pattern turned horizontal around the applique piece.....I hope I got that right!!  I did "broken glass" which was totally the perfect pattern for this and I did it in a...

T-Shirt Quilt

T-Shirt Quilt

T-Shirt Quilt!  Each T-shirt quilt is different.  With each one, I like to do the stitching enough so that if they choose to hang for display, The T-shirt fabric won't sag.  I used a thread that would blend with the T-shirts.  When doing these, important to go over...

Closet Shelf

Closet Shelf

Closet Shelf!  This is funny, my client made the quilt and placed on a shelf, totally forgot about it.....for two years.  Found it and sent to me!  All are feed sack reproductions.  Waves were done all over in a cream thread by Omni Threads.  A warm and white batting...

Tina’s Trip Around The World

Tina’s Trip Around The World

Tina's Trip Around The World....Made by Tina! The pattern is by Liberty Lane. I did stars and loops all over in a cream thread color by Omni Threads.  Tina also used warm and white batting.

Teddy Bear With Bubbles

Teddy Bear With Bubbles

Teddy Bear With Bubbles Crib Quilts And Pillow Cover-1935- 15" x 16" and 27" x 39" (pillow cover not shown).  These two Quilts and pillow cover were made by Vogart (only the quilt is represented here).  Crib quilts are #2030 and pillow cover is #2029 and sold thru...

Old, Old polyester

Old, Old polyester

Very old polyester fabric that my client had from her mother.  She had me add the borders.  I did a stipple all over in a thread color to blend.  My client was beyond thrilled to get a treasure from her mother. 

Giant Hexagon

Giant Hexagon

Giant Hexagon! pattern is from the website, Polkadotchair.com .  The fabrics enticed me to do "spider webs", of course, my client was the decision maker and I backed her up!  webs were done in a gray thread color by Omni Thread Company and warm and white batting was...

Andrea’s Quilts

Andrea’s Quilts

Andrea's quilts by Andrea.  Two different designs on the same pattern.  You all need to just look at them since I have no clue what the machine quilting names are.  Andrea chose a thread by King Tutt and used cotton batting for both.

River Rippling

River Rippling

River Rippling cuz Michelle reversed the pattern "Sunshine Lattice by Missouri Star (Jenny Doan). We are calling it, "created by Michelle Main"!!  Check this out!  I did a wave throughout the quilt in a white thread color by Omni Threads.  Michelle also chose a...

Gathering No Moss

Gathering No Moss

Gathering No Moss is the name of this pattern.  Cheryl used many Kaffe Fassett fabrics and I used a backing from fantabulousbacks.com by Kaffe Fassett.  Echo swirls is what I did all over.  A warm and white batting was used.

Island Chains

Island Chains

Island Chains is the name of the pattern (she thinks).  I did Echo swirls on the first quilt in a cream thread color and ocean waves on the 2nd quilt in a light blue thread color

Teardrops

Teardrops

Teardrops by Cozy Quilt Designs.  I did waves all over in a light blue thread color.  A warm and white batting was also used

Boho Heart

Boho Heart

Boho Heart by Jen Kingwell and Andrea Bair.  I did "heart swirls" all over in a white thread color by Omni Threads.  Carol also used a warm and white batting.