Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Machine Quilting for Christmas

What a busy month!
On top of everything else going on this month, I did some machine quilting for a friend so she could finish up a quilt for Christmas. Such beautiful fabrics!
I quilted a holly leaf kind of pattern on the diagonal of the quilt and it will make the quilt nice and light for snuggling up in. I don't like dense quilting for a lap quilt since all that quilting makes the quilt feel too stiff.
For a change, I am not madly finishing up any quilts to give this year. I have been busy with the mystery quilt, my December UFO, and two wedding quilts that should have been finished in the summer and that I would like to finish up before 2014 arrives. That's unlikely! 
But I will enjoy every quilting moment that I can find over
the holidays, and I hope you do too. If you are visiting family and friends, take along your hand stitching and double your fun! 
My blog posting may be sporadic over the holidays, so I will wish all of you my wonderful blog readers a Merry Christmas! 

20 comments:

  1. Merry Christmas Kathy All the Best in the New Year 2014. Thanks for sharing your quilting adventures on your blog. I look forward to reading them each day!

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  2. Merry Christmas Kathy! I hope you have a wonderful holiday.

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  3. Merry Christmas to you too! I always enjoy seeing your lovely projects and love your slow stitching Sundays!

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  4. Merry Christmas Kathy, I don't know how you do everything you do.

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  5. Merry Christmas! So nice of you to quilt for a friend, especially this time of year.

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  6. That is a pretty quilt. I would like to see the holly design up close. I want to try that on a top or two.
    I'm with you on the dense quilting for a lap quilt--not cuddleable! (I'm sure that is a word)
    Merry Christmas, Kathy!

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  7. Merry Christmas, and I hope you get to stitch a little over the holidays.

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  8. Merry Christmas! Thanks for all you do in blog world and in the quilting world too! :) Kathi

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  9. You are so sweet to quilt that for your friend...lucky her! Merry Christmas to you and your family!

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  10. Merry Christmas and Season's Blessings

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  11. Merry Christmas to you and your family. Hugs from Brazil.

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  12. Merry Christmas to you and yours. You are so sweet to quilt that for your friend...enjoy the holidays.

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  13. Merry Christmas to you, too, Kathy!
    Hugs

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  14. Merry Christmas to you, Kathy. I'm looking forward to reading all about your quilt endeavors in the New Year.

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  15. Merry Christmas to you! I'm so glad to have found your blog!

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  16. What a beautiful quilt!
    Merry Christmas : )

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  17. Hope you had a very happy holiday.

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