Author Archives: sandycarreonquilting

Clear ruler feet for Domestic Sewing Machines!

Yay, they are finally ready and I ordered some and have them in stock, just a few so if you want one make sure to let me know soon.  If they go well I will order more.  What am I … Continue reading

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Vintage dresser scarf, Girl at the well, finished.

I bought this piece about a year ago at Piecemakers in Costa Mesa, CA. And it has been hanging up with this inspiration picture until this week, when I decided to take the plunge and quilt it.  It had a couple … Continue reading

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Free-Motion Suspension System

I’m am enjoying being able to help others with their quilting.  Now that I am full-time working on my business I am planning on adding more posts and videos weekly to help you.  Today I was working on a special … Continue reading

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Vacation and quilting inspiration.

Me and husband recently (June 18) got back from a dream vacation of a lifetime.  8 days in Bora Bora.  5 days in a bungalow right on the beach, 3 days in an over the water bungalow.  It was fabulous! … Continue reading

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Screen Beach Bag

I was able to get this sewn up for my massage therapist for her birthday that was this month.  It is a pattern that came with a kit I bought a few years ago.  I found out she loves flip … Continue reading

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Productive 1st day.

While it is not the 1st day of business, it is the 1st day of full time business.  Don’t have to worry about working for someone else, so now I can dedicate all my time (or at least all the … Continue reading

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Troubles, troubles, troubles

OK, I think I am done with sewing (at least on this project) for the day.  Here is what is on the machine today. Paper piecing a modern wedding ring quilt (or at least getting a bit more done with … Continue reading

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Spray Basting

Sorry for not blogging for such a long time. 2 more weeks of teaching, then all my time can go into my business so I should be blogging and putting up tutorials on a much more consistent basis. Had some … Continue reading

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New line on my resume: Pattern Tester

I was given the opportunity to test a pattern for a designer in February.  It was a paper-pieced snowflake pattern called “Hoarfrost”, now available at Canuck Quilter. I had been part of her facebook page “Snowflake Sew-along” last year where she … Continue reading

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What’s on the Machine today?

This is a customer quilt that I started yesterday. It is a customer quilt using kind of a free-motion graffiti quilting, consisting of feathers, flowers, swirls and hearts and some echoing around the motifs. I posted it on a Facebook … Continue reading

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