Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Busy Busy Busy!!

We recently purchased a new longarm quilt machine. This is a great upgrade for us. I was quilting on a Royal Kenquilt 12 but now I am quilting on a Gammill Statler Stitcher Optimum. I have been quilting a lot of my tops that have been waiting in line for me to have time. I always put my customers quilts first so this can really slow my own progress down. I have used my tops to get familiar with the machine and complete some gifts. I have started taking customer quilts and I am so pleased with the quality I am offering. Her is some pics of a few recent tops. 
This quilt was for a friend of ours newest little addition. She was so sweet to blog about it. You can see more great pics on her blog. I used a monkey pattern which I loved. I am sure I will use many more times in the future. Quilted on the Gammill

Here is some antique blocks I pieced together for a friend of mine. I just loved the look of this when it was quilted and washed. I love that slight wrinkle a quilt gets when you wash it. I quilted this one on my bernina with a walking foot. 
This is a kite quilt that has been waiting a long time to get quilted. This was finished while we still loved in Germany. It is from Quiltmaker Magazine March/April 1998. The quilting made it look like wind was blowing across the quilt. I put the new Love U line of fabric on the back from Moda. Quilted on the Gammill.

This quilt makes me smile every time I see it. I purchased the unfinished top at a quilt shop in Wichita, KS back in 2005. It was made with the Vienna nights collection of fabric. It is too small for my bed but so pretty.
This was the last quilt top I did on my old machine before I upgraded. I think it was a great end to a machine that has been such a benefit to our family. I can't wait to see all the great tops that I complete on the new machine. 


  1. You make great stuff!! I am so thankful for your husband and all he has done for our country.

  2. I found your blog on American Freedom Foundation (BFF). I too am a longarm quilter. My tag line is "Sharing God's Love Through Quilted Comfort." Looks like you are having a wonderful time with your Gammill quilting some great looking quilts. Stop by and visit me at