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Two more quilt tops done

Two weeks ago I pinned 6 quilts.  I finished 2 easy ones right of way (see previous post) and this past week I finished two more.  The first one I finished was this one.  It's not my top.  It's for a lady from my friendship group who doesn't quilt much anymore but has a few tops she wants finished.  I just machine quilt for her.  (She's a hand quilter.)



I got the ruler machine quilting foot for my Bernina and decided to try using it with this quilt.  It will take a while to get more comfortable using them, but I can tell I was better at it by the end of the quilt.  Practice, practice, practice.  I will probably use a straight edge ruler for one or both of the 2 remaining quilts I have to finish.

I then decided to work on this English Paper Pieced quilt top.  I started this more than 10 years ago, usually piecing in the car when my husband and I would go to Cambria on the weekends.  The fabrics are all from quilts I've made over the years.  The top has been done for…

Happy Valentines Day quilt

I can't tell you how long it's been since I've had this kit.  I know I bought it on clearance at least 2 years ago.
It's already hanging in my bedroom.  It's supposed to have heart buttons but the buttons they gave me are more on the burgundy side instead of red and I didn't really like them.  So I am leaving it like this.  That is ric-rac going through the blocks.  And I used only the blocks with dogs in them except one that has cookie in it.  That's in honor of my mom.

I also finished this little one.
It's for my grand niece but it will stay at her grandma's house because her mommy said quilting just 'wasn't her thing'.   So I asked my sister if she wanted a quilt at her house for when her grandkids visit and she said yes.  I already had the hexagons all cut and ready so I wanted to make it and get it out of my stash.

I have 4 more quilts pinned and ready to go.  Just need some inspiration.

Also during the Superbowl party my friend h…