LisaC reacted to T Row Studio in I'm SEW Excited ( edited video added )
Edited post with a short video tour of my Featured quilted area at the show. I Hope you enjoy I will post pictures of my quilts next week
I am so excited today is our local Quilt show. I have been named one the feature quilters at our show . This is quite and honor I am given a special area where 20 of my own quilts will be hung. I have selected some of my favorite quilts I have made over the years as well as some new ones I got done under the wire. I also have 7 more that are in the actual show. I am looking forward to sharing my quilts with everybody in the Red Deer and surrounding areas. My Daughter is coming today before the show stars and photographing my quilts I will show pictures after the week end. Here is the before picture of 22 of my quilts yesterday morning as I was packing them up. Have a great week-end I know I will enjoy all the visiting Laughing and shopping ans Sharing that goes with this kind of event.
LisaC got a reaction from Quilting Heidi in Angel Quilt for Rita Delivered
Thanks, Heidi! I will continue to pray for Rita, her family and medical staff as well! I can't help but think the quilt will give Rita an added boost to make her fight to get well. I am sure she gets great comfort knowing she is not alone!
LisaC reacted to loraquilts in Stupid Mistake
Well, have you ever done something so stupid you just wanted to scream? I did today.
I loaded a quilt on the frame and everything was going great. Of course the design was very intricate, but was turning out beautifully, so I was very pleased. That was until I discovered my blunder. I about two thirds of the way through the quilt when I come across the seam where the backing was pieced together. Guess what! I put the backing on UPSIDE DOWN. Yup, the seam was facing the outside of the quilt instead of the batting side. Ugh.
Lucky for me the backing was a batik and you really couldn't tell one side from the other. I took it apart and then restitched it by hand. It took forever, but it sure beat the alternative of having to rip out hours of stitching.
I should have had a V-8!
LisaC reacted to AnnP in I am too bored
Oh girl..... Pain is a terrible thing. I can't imaging what you are going through. But when I don't quilt, I look at youtube as well. It gives great ideas and pointers. I never turn my television on throught the year, except for some NFL because it really has depressed me in the past. I listen to music, or read my Bible. Reading the Bile points to Jesus, and He gives peace, joy and comfort during those Yucky times in our lives. Hope this passes soon for you!
LisaC reacted to Pepsi Girl in Project Angel Quilt
I am so laughing out loud at myself! I sewed my block wrong!!
It so funny how it stands out easily when put with the other blocks!
The sad part is if I had wrote on that part not only would I have had more room but it would have looked like I did it on purpose!
LisaC reacted to Mary Beth in I am too bored
I have been down with arthritis in my shoulder and a little fibro flair. Just saying that because I want you to know why I am sitting around. Not that you really care, or that I owe and explanation...so never mind!
I am sick of television. I am not doing some fun quilting, piecing or even cleaning the studio, because frankly, my should hurts so bad it is hard to change my clothes. You do not know what you use your arm for until you can't. Thank goodness it is my left arm. There I go again.
Anyway, I have watched so much stuff on television, Netflix, DVR, yada-yada. So I decided to pull up You Tube on the television and watch videos on quilting studios. Just to get ideas on storage. So this lady is doing a tour of a great studio. She has a 2006 Millie. She said, I don't even know what to do with this, the warranty just ran out, so it is no good any more and who would want it? What?! See this is why I shouldn't watch television. I am getting bad at is. I shouted at the television and said, "It's still good!!" "Why would you even say that?" She didn't hear me.
LisaC reacted to LibbyG in Psalm Rose - baby quilt
My customer Suzanne made this quilt for her nephew's baby, whose name is Psalm Rose. She wanted wavy lines and I saw a quilt with bubbles added. For Christmas I bought myself a set of Jamie Wallen's puzzle piece circle rulers and used three of the rulers on this quilt. I love circles that look like circles!
Also she has a four year old nephew who loves naming the states and capitals, so she found this US map for him. So Fine on top and BL in the bobbin. Hobbs 80/20 batting.
PSALM ROSE 002 by Libby G, on Flickr
PSALM ROSE 003 by Libby G, on Flickr
United States by Libby G, on Flickr
LisaC reacted to delld in Ribbons at the Quilts By the Sea
What can I say! The quilts I made and quilted for others won so many ribbons at our Quilt Show this past week. From Best of Show and Best Use of Color, Viewers Choice and Judge's Recognition. I'm amazed!!!
Best of Show ( I quilted)
20170217_155558 by Dell Dunman, on Flickr
Sharon's Quilt I quilted
20170217_162451 by Dell Dunman, on Flickr
Patsy's quilt I quilted
20170217_162223 by Dell Dunman, on Flickr
20170217_162207 by Dell Dunman, on Flickr
20170217_161955 by Dell Dunman, on Flickr
Patsy's Quilt I quilted
20170217_161942 by Dell Dunman, on Flickr
Emma Jo's quilted I quilted. Her mother in law made the Dresden Plated Stitched by hand way back when.
20170217_161748 by Dell Dunman, on Flickr
This was the challenge- Pirate Legends of Amelia
20170217_161644 by Dell Dunman, on Flickr
Phyllis's quilt I quilted
20170217_161424 by Dell Dunman, on Flickr
Judy's quilt I quilted
20170217_161339 by Dell Dunman, on Flickr
Janet's quilt I quilted
20170217_161309 by Dell Dunman, on Flickr
Mary's quilt I quilted
20170217_161242 by Dell Dunman, on Flickr
Mike's quilt I quilted and won Viewer's Choice!!!!
20170217_161002 by Dell Dunman, on Flickr
20170217_160213 by Dell Dunman, on Flickr
20170217_160154 by Dell Dunman, on Flickr
My Best Use of Color
20170217_155759 by Dell Dunman, on Flickr
20170217_155638 by Dell Dunman, on Flickr
20170217_155628 by Dell Dunman, on Flickr
Thanks for looking!!!Wish you could have seen all 217 quuilted in person. My guild will be putting all the quilts on our flickr account which is public. I will let you know! Happy Stitching everyone!
LisaC reacted to LibbyG in Forever Stars
My customer, Jane Decker, likes to design her own quilts. She designed and paper pieced all the stars on this quilt. She wanted simple quilting which would make the stars look like they were floating in outer space. She named the quilt Forever Stars because it took her forever to get it finished. As usual So Fine in the top and BL in the bobbin. Hobbs 80/20 batting.
Forever Stars by Libby G, on Flickr
Forever Stars (12) by Libby G, on Flickr
Forever Stars (14) by Libby G, on Flickr
Forever Stars (9) by Libby G, on Flickr
LisaC reacted to dbams in Project Angel Quilt
Vickie, you're right, it is a joy to open each package. And I love the way your block is also your profile picture!
Here is a picture of all the blocks I have received so far. They are not in any particular order, other than I kept multiple blocks from the same person together. Based on these blocks, this will be a fun project!
Thanks again to everyone who is participating with prayers and blocks, etc..