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Welcome!

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”!

Windows

Windows

Windows by Quiltin Tia.  The kit is called, "Colorido2"!  Simple leaves all over in a cream thread color by Omni Thread Company.  Cheryl also chose a backing from fantabulousbacks.com by #henryglass&company called "folio"!

Winter Solstice

Winter Solstice

Winter Solstice from Shabby Fabrics in Idaho.  I did "snowflakes" all over in a light blue from Omni Thread Company.  Colleen also chose a backing from fantabulousbacks.com by A.E.Nathan company.

Disappearing nine patch

Disappearing nine patch

Disappearing Nine Patch! I did a type of "echo swirl" on this in "golden rod by Omni Thread Company. Peggy had a tough time liking this quilt but I put the golden rod on it, quilted it and "bamm"!!  I think she is still getting use to it but I loved it after it was...

Thanksgiving point Garden

Thanksgiving point Garden

Thanksgiving Point Garden!  My clients " daughter in law", saw it and loved it so, Lisa made it!!  She copied it from photos and even took photos of the machine quilting! Lisa keeps saying that she is a beginner....WHAT!!  She did an amazing job!  First, I used Warm...

Chevron Legacy

Chevron Legacy

Chevron Legacy by Sherri Bain Driver.  This quilt was in Nov/Dec 2013 issue of McCalls Quilting.  Pic was on the cover but covered in other quilts.  Check it out, I did a feather in the braid and echoed the vine with leaves and added leaves and tendrils.  I used...

Kit # 14910

Kit # 14910

Kit #14910, Seriously?  When asking Carolyn the name of the quilt, this was all she could find!  Carolyn does amazing work and most of the time, she wants simple quilting and this was no exception.  The first pic is from the original pattern, so glad she changed it! ...

Winners Bouquet

Winners Bouquet

Winners Bouquet! The first one I did curly q's but changed it up a bit.  I did kinda medium size curly q's surrounding a very large curly q's. and used a light colored thread (I don't remember) and Peggy used a cotton batting for both.  2nd wedding star, I did...

All of Beths’ quilts

All of Beths’ quilts

All of Beths' quilts!  1st quilt, maple leaves.  2nd, double curly q.  Heart swirls.  4th, curly q and finally the last, a mix of waves, swirls and a loopy thing (have no idea what to call it) for the last one.  All are small quilts.  Beth also chose cotton batting...

Bob & Weave

Bob & Weave

Bob & Weave by Cozy Quilt Strip Club.  I did "geranium" all over in a "praline pink" thread color by Permacore.  Nancy also chose a warm and white for the batting

Nine Patch

Nine Patch

Nine Patch!  I did a "swirly feather on this in a light tan thread color by "Omni Threads".  Tina also chose a backing from fantabulousbacks.com from the Henry Glass & Co called "Folio".  She also chose a Warm And Natural batting.

Petra’s log cabin

Petra’s log cabin

Petra's log cabin!  I di a large stipple in a light tan color by Omni Threads.. Petra also chose a backing from fantabulousbacks.com by Henry Glass & Company called folio.  A cotton batting was used.

98 year old client

98 year old client

None of you have anything on my "98" year old client who just took up quilting a few months ago!!  Seriously, his kids (probably in their 70's/80's ea want a quilt from him  I did large stipple all over in a magenta thread color by Omni Threads.  Bill and Barbara also...

Jan”s Grandkids’ Quilts

Jan”s Grandkids’ Quilts

Jan's Grandkids!  In addition to her "Bee Quilt", Jan mad these two quilts for her grandkids.  She just recently moved to Redmond, WA and is super excited about this next adventure!  Each for boy and girl so, in these, I did the same pattern, I'll call it "kites and...