Bernina


Practicing 4

I’m between actual projects at the moment and awaiting inspiration for my next one. However, I decided to take advantage of the down time to practice my free-motion quilting a bit. It’s rather nice to do this, not only to try to improve, but also because there’s no stress involved, […]


Slip sliding away …

Anyone who does machine quilting on a domestic machine for any length of time knows the value of having a silicon sheet for the bed of the machine. That silicon sheet allows the quilt sandwich to slide easily, reducing drag and reducing strain on the quilter’s shoulders and arms. It’s […]


A new name tag 2

I enjoy attending meetings of the quilt group (such a fun group!) to which I belong here, and one of our very few rules is that we must wear a name tag. That’s actually a great rule, considering how bad I am at remembering people’s names! 😉 The name tag […]


Coming down the home stretch

I’m *so* disappointed in the majority of the quilting I’ve done on this quilt! That said, I’m pretty pleased with the outer border. I used some of Lisa Calle’s rulers to make the double swag, which enclosed some large feathers. Then I used another of her rulers to do the […]