Free Motion Quilting with Features, Angela Walters, Craftsy

Feather fail

I gave feathers a try for the first time on the longarm, and as you can tell by the feathers going in two different directions above, it is safe to … Continue Reading →


free motion quilting, all over quilting pattern, swirls and circles, longarm

Free motion quilting: Swirls and circles

I put a secret quilting project on the longarm last weekend. I can’t show you too much of it because it still needs to bound and gifted, but I can … Continue Reading →


ombre crib quilt, Kona Skinny, Bright, 1600, free motion quilting,

Virtual Show and Tell: Ombre crib quilt

The ombre crib quilt is officially done and gifted. I almost didn’t think I’d get it done in time for the baby shower on Saturday, the quilting powers that be … Continue Reading →


Free motion quilting

Friday progress report: Practicing new free motion quilting patterns

Every time I rent time on the longarm machine at Quilting by You in Bettendorf, the shop owners ask what crazy plans I have. Occasionally I use one overall pattern, … Continue Reading →


I’m in love with Craftsy

If you haven’t checked out Craftsy, you need to right now. The website offers dozens of classes you can take online about all kind of crafts, from baking to furniture … Continue Reading →


Jungle quilt, applique, baby quilt, giraffe, www.quiltaddictsanonymous.com

Jungle baby quilt reveal!

It was the morning of my sister’s baby shower, and I showed up at my sister’s house with a cardboard gift box. Instead of giving her the present, I locked … Continue Reading →


Jungle baby quilt - www.quiltaddictsanonymous.com

Jungle baby quilt sneak peak

My sister is expecting her first baby in May. She is my only sister, so that means I was tasked with designing an extra special quilt for her baby. I … Continue Reading →


Finishing my own quilt on the longarm

I’m quilting my triangle boot camp quilt tonight at Quilting By You in Bettendorf, Iowa. It’s a great place because there are three longarm machines that you learn to use … Continue Reading →