Tuesday, December 15, 2015


Okay, I'm horrible showing you the back first...but this is the neatest my FMQ has ever looked on the back (not that you can really see it)!  I think I have finally gotten the tension just right and I am darn proud of it!  I haven't done ANY free motion quilting in about a year.  Yes, there are a few line crosses...but I'm thrilled that there weren't more!

So here is the front...TA DAH!!!

I haven't tried it on my table top quilt stand yet because I had to glue the ribbon around the label.  I'm shaking WAY too bad the past few days to attempt to use a needle to hand sew!  I sewed on a button for my mom yesterday and stuck myself TWICE!  Thankfully I didn't bleed all over her off-white pants!  So I am going to wait until the glue is totally dry before I move it to its place of honor in my foyer.

Finally a finish to get my mojo rollin' again.  I have done very little "creative" this year due to the upheaval in the house with illness, etc.  BUT, I firmly believe that I really NEEDED the creative outlet on just those days.  So, for 2016 I am determined to "create" even if my life isn't cooperating!  I probably won't be around until after the holidays, so have a Happy, Healthy, Magical Christmas and a wonderful beginning to the new year!

I hung my mini quilt this morning.  NOW it feels like Christmas is on its way! 



  1. Very pretty. You did a great job.

    God bless.

  2. Sewing keeps me from going crazy too! Great finish, congratulations on getting your FMQ where you want it to be. But, just remember, finished is always better than perfect, LOL!!

    1. Oh, Carole...you have no idea how long it took me to actually "get" that! I have always been a perfectionist. It was hard for me to realize that the joy of working on my quilt was WAY more important than the perfection of the finished piece. I think I am finally enjoying my hobby much more than I could have a few years ago, LOL.

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    1. Thank you, Amy! It was a lot of fun to make.