Category Archives: Machine Quilting

“Non-interlocking Interlocking Boxes” Quilting Design

I taught my friend Kim how to make a t-shirt quilt. She totally rocked it, didn’t she?  I knew you’d want to see.  I quilted this using my non-interlocking interlocking boxes pattern.  Yes, you heard me right.  I have one … Continue reading

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Wishbones– finally another finish!

Another finish!  I bought this fabric in January, I think.  I was going to make a display for my friend’s sewing lounge.  I’m kind of late getting it done.  In fact, I’m so late that she doesn’t carry the fabric … Continue reading

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Varicose Threads

You might have heard of varicose veins.  If/when you get them, you no longer wear your booty shorts showcasing them– that’s just unsightly.  Well, in the quilting world, varicose thread is also a problem, especially if you tend to use … Continue reading

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(soon to be) The Hottest Trend in Quilting Stitches

I’ve heard that quilters always put their signature in their work– maybe it’s a type of flower or something that they sneak into each quilt.  For over a year now, I’ve been trying to find my own voice in longarming … Continue reading

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Kaffe Fassett Quilts and letting go of your inner drag queen

Check out one of the show quilt I quilted for my client Vickie.  It hung in the San Antonio Quilt Show, which made me so proud.  I spent 25-30 hours quilting it.  I quilted the heck out of it because … Continue reading

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Reflections on the SA Quilt Show

The San Antonio quilt show was last weekend, and for the first time, something I quilted was hanging in a quilt show.  It’s a new era for me, y’all.  I think I’m so close to being satisfied with my work … Continue reading

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Martinique Money-Maker

It has been one full week of not working a teaching job, so I guess it’s official.  I, Nacho Mama,  work at home.  For myself.  As a quilter.  I still can’t believe how lucky I am.  I’m also productive now … Continue reading

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