Saturday, June 7, 2014

H2H Challenge

This post should be titled "The Joys of Moving" My husband got a promotion to another city which is about 1.5 hours away from Austin.  We took the plunge and moved south so that it is about an equal commute time-wise for both of us.  Between packing and moving not much sewing was done.  I got my quilts pin-basted and my Batik Jewels quilted last weekend when I finished uppacking.  I got the binding done today.  I did some straight line quilting and machine bound it to save time.  The machine binding went well.  This time I used Clover clips and some glue. 



My other quilt for Happy Chemo is a work in progress.  I have it half quilted.  This quilt is from some Moda weaves that I got several years ago and decided to use.  I love the yellow and blue combo. I should have this baby done by tomorrow so I can send both quilts off on Monday.  P.S. This is the new-to-me Juki Exceed 600 that is making my life so much easier.  It is so much fun to quilt on this machine with the bigger throat.  I am almost enjoying the quilting process.



6 comments:

  1. Sue, those are so beautiful! Thank you for making them even during such a busy time. I really appreciate your participation in the Challenge!

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  2. I am amazed you had time to make these quilts while you was moving. There are beautiful.

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  3. It sounds like you are all settled in the new place.

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  4. Your quilts look great. Congratulations on your new machine. You know I keep trying every now and then to machine bind and I always have places that are missed. Thank you for the tip.
    Hope you are having a great day.
    Hugs
    donna

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  5. so do you live closer to me ? Atlanta, TX

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