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Rainbow Insomnia – quilting finished!!

I finished the quilting on Rainbow Insomnia last night.  I was going to wait until I put the binding on to show a final photo of the result but I just couldn’t wait any longer! Here is the quilt before I quilted it: I love the light coming through the top: And now that I’m finished here it is after.  I’ll take better photos in natural light later – these are just straight out of my studio.  Hopefully you can see the detail ok.  I took a few closeup shots of the quilting. Despite the numerous flaws that I can see in this quilt I’m completely and totally in love with it. The colored parts of...
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A Quilty Catchup (some embroidery too!)

Some project progress updates: Rainbow Lone Star – I finished piecing the outer border, made the label on my embroidery machine and pin basted the quilt sandwich. The lettering on the label isn’t perfect but it works I guess.  It’s only a wallhanging so I don’t know why I care so much.  I need a better embroidery lettering program. The one I’m using now doesn’t stitch out very well once you create a font in the program and stitch it out in the hoop.  Hoping I can save up for Embird for my birthday since it seems that is all I’m going to be able to afford really.  I’ve heard good things about it so I think...
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The insomnia problem & Super Bowl Sew In Announcement

Sometimes I have trouble sleeping and this week has been no exception.  Stress at work, with the quilt guild and at home has got me completely frazzled.  I woke up at 1AM this morning and just was not able to get back to sleep.  A little after 2AM I decided to heck with it, I got up and took the boy corgis out of the bedroom with me.  I headed into the sewing studio! It wasn’t my intention to start a new project but I feel like I need a palate cleanse before I start my next big thing.  So I picked a small project to do with my rainbow jelly roll by Robert Kaufman that...
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