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Sunday, April 10, 2016

Needing to get moving......

There is a pile of quilting that needs to be done; but last week I held a Beginner's Class for new APQS machine owners and rather than put a quilt on the machine, I bought some pretty fabric to demonstrate loading a quilt, thread tension, doing pantos, etc. 

We used the Daisies Galore panto.

Today I decided to complete that piece of fabric. 


Used chartreuse thread for a little "pop".   (excuse the camera cord in this picture) 




Here's the backing.  

 

I can see myself buying this fabric again and doing some funky quilting in each of those blocks (squares).  

I am going to bind this one up and donate it as a charity quilt.  

Anyways, it is off the machine and I have loaded my li'l twister pumpkin
just to get warmed up for the next two "custom" quilts that I need to do.  


I plan on doing some McTavishing on this one.  It should be quick and easy.  

Although, this week is going to be very busy what with retirement and all the partying I will be doing!!!

Stay tuned as I am really looking forward to having lots of time to quilt now.  


4 comments:

  1. I love it when you get things done because I know how happy it makes you!
    (it was a good weekend for longarmers!)
    Anonymous Sharon

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  2. Enjoy this last week celebrating your retirement!
    Super Congratulations to you!!!
    Love your Little Twister and look forward to seeing some of your "McTavishing" work on it.

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  3. Congrats on the retirement! Woohoo!! I am so busy now, I don't know how I had the time to work.

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  4. That fabric makes a very cute charity quilt. Good luck with your retirement. Most of the 'retired' people are busier now than they were before they retired. GretchensLittleCorner,blogspot.com

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