Last year when we knew our seniors were not going to be able to walk across the stage to receive their diplomas I was honored to have made 7 t-shirt quilts that were presented by parents and loved ones in living rooms throughout our community with the senior dressed in their caps and gowns. I… Read more »
Baby Shower Signature Quilt
Remembering a life of service……………….
Quilting Vintage Linens
You can erase the blue lines from these pens with cold water but I prefer to use the blue line eraser that can be ordered on amazon. With these pin you must be carful to not expose the ink to heat or the markings will become permanent.
Change…during our changing times….
Preview Snippet Toggle panel: All In One SEO Pack Pro All In One SEO Pack Pro Preview Snippet Change…during our changing times…. | Quality Quilts by Laura https://qualityquiltsbylaura.com/change-during-our-changing-times/Lectures have been cancelled along with workshops and quilt shows. The hope was that this time of isolation and distancing would pass quickly and life would go back… Read more »
Grandmother’s Treasured Quilt Nearly Destroyed Part 2
The first thing I needed to do was to somehow attach the torn pieces to one another and stabilize them so I can then applique new pieces of fabric over the torn parts. The stabilizer needed to be thin and only attach on one side. So that left out a lot of stabilizers. I had… Read more »
Grandmother’s Treasured Quilt Nearly Destroyed Part I
I am finally working on a Double Wedding Ring quilt made in the thirties that a treasured grandmother made and a granddaughter and her friends nearly destroyed. It started with a bon firer with a group of cold teenagers. One of the teens went in the house and retrieved a quilt and a few blankets…. Read more »
Keep Your Memories Bright
Recently I ran a video advertising Signature Quilts to preserve you or your loved ones wedding day. The video has been a great success, but with that success has come some concern with comments on the signatures fading over time. With this blog I would like to show you what I do so that the signatures… Read more »
GOALS FOR A NEW YEAR…. Happy New Year! Time to think about goals and dreams and how to make them happen. I have heard that we should think about the different areas of our lives: spiritural, emotional, physical, financial, relationships, educational. As many do I am in the process of making goals for 2018…. Read more »
“Trash to Treasure”
One of the things I receive are a lot of unfinished quilt tops and pieces from loved ones that don’t know what to do with them after a loved one has passed. It gives me great pleasure to save these treasures. I have also found quilt tops in the trash or about to be taken… Read more »