Monday, March 12, 2012

Long arming it


I've got to finish up piecing the back for this quilt top and then Thursday morning I'm taking it to my long arm quilterNot because he is going to quilt it on the long arm machine.  But because I am.


Can't.  Hardly.  Wait!


-dana

36 comments:

tara said...

Woo hoo! Have fun.

Suburban Stitcher said...

love the parisville! is that a grey or a lavender for the background?

beth said...

burning question: Did you buy and hang the stars for the quilt photo...or did you make the quilt to match the stars??? :) I love it.

CitricSugar said...

I can't wait to know how that goes! How exciting!

The Thompsons said...

Beautiful!!! Have fun long arming it! :)

Jacque. said...

ohhhhh, how fun for you! I can't wait to see how you do. Oh...and the quilt is fab, as usual.

Candice @ Made With Love said...

That is one gorgeous quilt top!!! I also just started quilting my own quilts on a longarm, and it is such a wonderful process. I love having control of my quilt from start to finish! :)

Trudi said...

Ooooh, have fun! Can't wait to hear all about it :) Fantastic top too!

Corinnea said...

Oh fun! You'll love it. The quilt is gorgeous!

Ulla's Quilt World said...

The quilt is so lovely! :)
www.quiltworld2.blogspot.com
Hugs, Ulla (from Finland)

Mary on Lake Pulaski said...

Beautiful quilt Dana! I want to follow in your footsteps....make THAT quilt and then longarm it!

Lauren P said...

LOVE!! I can't wait to see how you quilt this! I have Joel Dewberry Heirloom fabric ready for this pattern and I was considering gray. Omg I love yours!

Di~ said...

Be sure to wear sweat pads! :) When I did it, I was just 'wet' after!

grendelskin said...

Wow! Have a blast, you're off to a roaring start!

Cathy said...

Oh it looks just fabulous! cannot wait to see how YOU quilt it!

diane said...

It looks beautiful. I'm a sucker for a star quilt. I'd love to learn how to long arm quilt some day.

Jennifer said...

Love the top! Have fun with the long arm!

Kristen said...

Oh, what a quilt. I can't wait to see it backed and long armed.

One day I'll try that, too. If only to be a ladybug on the wall to watch. ;)

Lisa said...

So excited for you!!! Can't wait to see it done :)

Deb Robertson said...

I love this quilt. I once quilted a quilt on my friend's LA machine. It was amazing. Are you going free motion or a pantogram??

Sara said...

OH lovely!

I think I am going to have someone professionally quilt this quilt I am working on for my bed;)

Janelle said...

Gorgeous!! Have a blast! Can't wait to see the finished look. I'm so amazed at how fast you quilt.

Artfulife said...

Seriously amazing!

Janine said...

i'm in love with this quilt top!
so lovely.
... and i just noticed the pattern the b'gd makes - how cool

Em said...

Your quilt matches your house! Ha! Have fun at the long arm! :-)

Jen said...

G.O.R.G.E.O.U.S.!!!!

Kim said...

So have you longarmed before?
this quilt is just great looking....love the gray. It is the hot neutral huh?

Happy Sewing

Osage Bluff Quilter said...

I can almost see you doing the happy dance! That is beautiful! I love your back drop on the top picture.

Kimmer said...

Gorgeous gorgeous gorgeous!!!
What a great quilt!!! Thanks for the inspiration. :)

Tipper said...

This may be my favorite you've ever made. Did you know I'm crazy about stars-yep I am : )

Kim said...

Beautiful! I love the grey background.

Leila said...

Love this quilt! And you are going to fall in love with longarm quilting!

kit homes said...

Stars made from different fabrics.It look so beautiful.This all stars are stitch in the fabrics.It look so beautiful.Thanx to share with us..

Elissa said...

OH MY STARS, DANA!!!!! (seems appropriate.. my mama always says that)

i seriously am quite convinced that those patchy, bright stars agains that gray fabric are my all time favorite quilt.

ever. in the history of quilts.

can't wait to see the end result. you are gonna have SO MUCH FUN!!!!!

**nicke... said...

holy crap! i LOVE this dana! how did your dance with the long arm go???

amylouwho said...

did i already comment on this? I LOVE it!! this interlocking stars is one of my favorite new patterns. I love your use of gray too. so pretty.