Basting

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I am trying out something new.  I am basting a quilt using my hand quilting frame.   I loaded the quilt like I would for hand quilting but I will pin baste it in the frame then take it out for quilting.

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I have a book cover in progress with the Singer 15

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And I had Teddy do a check on the Rose Quilt

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Click on pictures to enlarge

Happy Quilting

Tim

Scrappy Wonky Quilt Finished

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I finished up the hand quilting and binding on the scrappy 1900 quilt.

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I left the edges wonky rather than trying to square it up and have to cut off a lot of fabric.    My goal with this was to make it look like it was all made by the same person. I imagined how the person who made the top might do the quilting and I figured they would be as unconcerned for uniformity in the quilting as they were in the piecing so the quilting is intentionally irregular.
Here are some more pictures (click pictures to enlarge)

I made a video of how I did the binding. (Teddy makes an appearance)

And here are some more pictures of the garden today

Happy Quilting
Tim

hand quilting

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I have made some progress on the hand quilted scrappy quilt.   The top was made in about 1900 and was not well made at all.   the seams are all variable in size and it was not flat or square.   I am quilting it in a way that will go with the top…..wonky .   I have to admit that it is not all that easy for me to be intentionally wonky but I think the result fits well with the top.

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Teddy thinks I am crazy…I can tell by the look

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I also did a few more books on my treadle …here they are front and back

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I’m planning to get the scrappy quilt finished this week.

Happy Quilting

Tim

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flowers

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We have had a few short rain showers the last few days and the flowers appreciate it! (click pictures to enlarge)

I made another Journal

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Now back to work on hand quilting……almost at the half way point on this one.

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Happy Quilting

Tim

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Out of the frame

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I decided that in order to get this quilt finished faster I needed to take it out of the frame and do the quilting in a hoop.

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It is going much faster now and I will now be able to use the large floor frame for basting quilts.

Teddy wanted to have his picture taken as he does every time I have the camera out.    He doesn’t understand the concept of video….he just knows how to sit still and look good.

I did a tree book cover with just quilting

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more hand quilting next time

Happy Quilting

Tim

Antique Quilt Top

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A new antique quilt top arrived today

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Some close ups (click to enlarge)

I estimate that it was made about 1890.

I also took some garden pictures

And I also made a new book cover

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and a video of doing the embroidery

 

And have a few of them for sale on my Etsy site

https://www.etsy.com/shop/timquilts

and Teddy says HI

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Happy Quilting

Tim

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