Monday, December 16, 2013

Handquilting

I love handquilting. It is a quiet and peaceful process, almost therapeutic. Handquilting really turns a top into a quilt. It makes the quilt alive, vibrant, filled with all the energy and love put into quilting it.


 


 

 

I have known that for  a long  time, so  could you tell me why it takes me so long to start quilting a top ?



One block done.  I hand quilt one hour a day to achieve my goal of finishing the quilt before mid-February. Wish me luck!

Until later,

30 comments:

  1. Нравится цветовая гамма! Очень приятная.

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  2. Fabulous! So very well done David.

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  3. I have been a hand quilter for years. It's my favorite part of quilting! Yours looks beautiful and I can't wait to see it fully done.

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  4. I love it.
    the quilting is lovely.
    Un besin

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  5. Wow ! amazing tiny stitches ! I should go and quilt mine :-) it has been waiting too long. Congrats on your goal - I am sure you are going to stick to it :-)
    Have a merry season, David, and make the most of your holiday !

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  6. Beautiful quilting! I know how that feels, handquilting is so wonderful to do, but it is such a big job, that makes it a bit difficult to start. But once started.... I hope you reach your goal!

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  7. Maravilloso trabajo!!! te felicito
    Un abrazo

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  8. Gorgeous, as always! Ton quilting est d'une finesse...
    Moi, je ne sais pas faire, mon top attend donc bien sagement. Mais je ne désespère pas voir arriver mon amie, qui m'a tout appris du patch, pour qu'elle me montre comment faire...
    Je te souhaite une belle fin d'année entouré de tous ceux que tu aimes.
    Des bisxxx

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  9. Lovely color selection, good luck and waiting for new posts about the quilt

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  10. First, I wish you luck, David! Second, please tell me how on Earth you are doing such an accurate stitches?! I am struggling with quilting, I was shown how to but I cannot do it - my needle ( right one) is simply making it long spaces or does not pick up the background fabric... And also, do you mark your lines or just quilt with your eyes? Thank you :-)

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  11. Quel travail, c'est superbe et quelle joie tu vas avoir une fois tous ces petits points finis!

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  12. Superbe travail de petits points, quelle joie tu vas avoir une fois tout terminé!

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  13. Je suis admirative de votre quilting main...tout comme vous ce moment est un moment d évasion et de douceur, aligner les petits points me détend.. Je vous souhaite de bonnes et douces fêtes et bon avancement sur cet ouvrage magnifique....
    Nadine

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  14. Je t'encourage très volontiers et me fixe le même objectif pour finir de quilter les baptist fans de ma chaîne irlandaise. Très bonnes fêtes et souhaits de santé pour toi et tous ceux qui te sont chers.

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  15. J'attend de voir l'ensemble avec impatience: Encore une merveille en perspective!

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  16. Superbe quilting !!!! c'est vrai que chaque petit point nous apaise.

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  17. I know what holds me up from handquilting - the basting! Your quilting looks marvelous - so much gorgeous texture. An hour a day sounds doable - good luck!

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  18. C'est vrai que c'est très apaisant, mais selon la taille du patch, c'est aussi très long. J'ai hâte d'apercevoir celui là terminé;

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  19. Ton ouvrage est superbement quilté, la quiétude que tu ressens se reflète dans ton travail! Félicitations pour ton doigté!
    Tous mes vœux de bonnes et heureuses fêtes de fin d'année, que 2014 te soit doux et chaud au sein de ta belle famille. Bisous

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  20. Oh, your quilt is gorgeous! Love the colors, the design and the quilting itself... stunning! Good luck on the February finish!

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  21. Maravilloso, David!
    Felicidades!!

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  22. It's looking lovely, I hope you meet your goal

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  23. This is so pretty! I'm sure you'll make your goal.

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  24. You're very disciplined, David! I need to take lessons from you. Love your blog, Mary


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  25. It is looking fantastic David.

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  26. Your stitching is beautiful. What kind of batting do you use?

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    1. Thanks Merlyn. It's a bamboo batting.

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  27. Your work is absolutely wonderful ! Congratulations. I love ! ;-)

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