Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day, Quilters! Valentine’s Day fills me with happy memories of school days… The decorated coffee can mailbox, the tiny cards to sign and address, perhaps a new pen? Paper hearts, doilies, paper rings…the smell of kindergarten paste… All … Continue reading

Whimsical Doodles

Good morning, Quilters and Doodlers! I have a new project…as if I needed one… I just signed up for Joanne Sharpe’s class:  Artfully Inspired 2016 It is filled with Doodling and Lettering and lots of new art supplies! –I couldn’t … Continue reading

Mixed Quilting: Machine and Hand


Good Morning, Quilters!

As much as I LOVE to machine quilt…I LOVE to hand sew!

Nothing is as soothing as any kind of hand sewing.  I know some of YOU agree!


I love to turn on a movie and stitch.

(At times, the ONLY thing that keeps me awake is the stitching!)


I love the “mixed quilting” look–machine and hand quilting in one quilt!


Have YOU ever added hand stitches to your machine quilting?

Any tips?  What worked, what didn’t?

If you haven’t already, pick up one of your practice pieces and see if you can turn it into a masterpiece with some simple embroidery stitches!

Can’t wait to see what YOU create!



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