#Finish it up Friday#charity Quilts#LutheranWorldRelief#Quilts for Refugees

After a many month hiatus in posting (sans guest hosting by my wonderful husband this summer), I am back to posting about my crafting life. This has been a summer filled with travel, family and friends, which was a wonderful break from the usual hectic schedule. I have made 60+ dog and cat quilts for … Continue reading #Finish it up Friday#charity Quilts#LutheranWorldRelief#Quilts for Refugees

WIP Wednesday

I have had repeated problems recently with thread tension, while FMQ. During a recent quilt, featured in my last post, Finish it up Friday, I broke the thread over a dozen times. A quick online search gave many troubleshooting ideas for my Juki, which I followed, but which didn’t work. Fortunately, I live a 3 minute … Continue reading WIP Wednesday

Finish it up Friday – linking up with #CrazyMomQuilts – #Charity Quilts

So, last Friday, I really thought that I was going to get this thing done, screaming’ along quilting so fast, a new pattern for me from Christina Cameli’s book, a great variation on a paisley FMQ stitch, when……my thread broke. Then it broke again, repeat times 12. I pulled out all my tricks and finally … Continue reading Finish it up Friday – linking up with #CrazyMomQuilts – #Charity Quilts