bernina circular foot ~ fun decorative stitching!

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hi friends !it’s really been fun to relax, and play with some of the tools i’ve had in my sewing studio, and really begin to explore them, just a bit more.today’s post is about a simple little tool; the “circular foot attachment,” {bernina #83} and it works in conjunction with another foot, such as an open toe foot or clear …

“Scatter Joy:” Art Quilt

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I LOVE to FINISH project!  Nothing like that feeling of accomplishment!  I’d been working on this piece for a couple months, and had published the finished picture in yesterday post – in case you missed it!  Sometimes things have to “simmer” on my quilting stove for a while!  Just call me a regular ol teapot! LOL.  I began with a …

GIANT SPRINGS Quilt

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Giant Springs — a beautiful, colorful, fresh water, bubbling, amazing and very large, natural spring!  It bursts forth from the ground near the Missouri River in Great Falls.  It’s also part of a beautiful park; situated along the “Rivers Edge Trail” — the jewel of this city! This is the quilt I named for the springs, because the colors are …

CHICKS DIG GLITZ!

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I know I’ve had more than a couple posts about  threads… and it’s likely that I won’t ever stop teaching… encouraging… showing… learning more!  It’s just THAT IMPORTANT if you want to learn to make metallics SING FOR YOU!   Expand your creative world ‘to infinity and beyond!”with metallics! Without that knowledge, your fun at the sewing machine… isn’t so much …

JoyFUL we Adore Thee!

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My current project is one in the works for today’s blog…. and it all started with this: THE BIG SHOT! I do alot of fusing… and I love it!  But sometimes cutting with the hands is well… hard on the hands!  So have been waiting … thinking… contemplating about the Accuquilt GO and those cool quick cut dies for several …

REJOICE for RACHEL

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“REJOICE for RACHEL!” This is the first quilt in a series I am planning… dedicating an art quilt to each of several Sisters and Friends. REJOICE!  That’s what I feel everytime I see this lovely young lady, RACHEL. I rejoice! So this art quilt is dedicated to her!  (And it is her birthday gift too!)  This young lady was part …

TNT Thread NeedlesTension

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Very Important:  With threads, the bigger the number (weight), the SMALLER the thread is. With needles, the bigger the number, the BIGGER a needle is. Once you get those two concepts in your mind, you can really begin to understand what will work for you in your machine, with the process or product you have.  It’s all about the basics! …