Progress is being made! I started by quilting the louvers. I thought that a walking foot might be easier, but I was told that I had to do it with a darning foot! Actually, of course, my wife was correct; wrangling the queen size quilt has been my biggest challenge so far with the quilting. … Continue reading WIP Wednesday- La Habana Vieja #4. #Quilting!
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
This year has been a particularly beautiful spring. The long winter of life-giving water (sorry, people of Boston and Buffalo!) has resulted in a profusion of daffodils and cherry blossoms, and now the start of tulips and dogwoods. This is in our back yard. We also spent some time planting vegetables in the beds. In a few weeks, we hope to … Continue reading Spring in the MidAtlantic – A Walk and a WIP