UFO Report! One down, 24 to go…

Here’s a pic of the little quilt I finished up this morning:

Ode to CB

I appliquéd the cat after the quilt was basted together with the batting and backing, just as an experiment. I basted the layers with water soluble thread, then appliquéd the prepared pieces onto the quilt through all three layers, free-motion quilting them at the same time with coordinating thread. The basket and the fabrics in it were applied after the quilt was bound Continue reading “UFO Report! One down, 24 to go…”

Love my machine!

Often in my workshops, students will ask what type of sewing machine I have, and why I like it. I am a Pfaff girl, have been for 16 years now, and I’ve owned 5 different Pfaff models. My first Pfaff was a 955, I think, which my mother has now and still uses. Currently, I have a 1475CD, a 7550, a Performance 2056 and a 2124 embroidery machine. Each of these machines has been a great machine, for many of the same reasons. I keep the 1475CD and the 7550 so that I can give one each to my girls when they leave home, and the other two machines are set up in my studio and get used daily. The list of reasons why I love my Pfaff machines is really long. Just for starters: