Author Archives: Judy's Quilting Studio

About Judy's Quilting Studio

Creator of all things quilted; minimalist in everything except fabric!

K.I.S.S. Quilting

We have all heard about the K.I.S.S. principle. It’s what I decided to do with a kit I had purchased called Easy Summer Fun by Viv Smith of Willow Brook Quilts. Easy Summer Fun was already a simple beginner quilt. … Continue reading

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A Lession in FMQ

“Be kind to yourself” she said. Good advice. She, being one of the best teachers around, and the best Free Motion Quilter (FMQ) I know. FMQ has been the most difficult things for me to conquer in my sewing life. … Continue reading

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Alberta Two Step

I get by with a little help from my friends” Make that… “I get by with a lot of help from my friends.” A cowboy/girl boot quilt would not be my normal style, but at times like this you have … Continue reading

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Mount Kilauea & lonely trees

Works in progress (WIP). It’s all about the journey, right? And memories created in the process. This week’s post is about two WIPs – totally unrelated, and yet they feel connected. One goes back 2 years. At the time I … Continue reading

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Alice

Productive with a capital P. Organized with a capital O. And happy whenever I see her. Let me introduce you to my special friend Alice. At 91, I can only hope to have a fraction of her spirit when I … Continue reading

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Summer Snowballs

Last week it was still winter. The ice was melting. Crystals of ice sang to each other and to us, as they gently swayed in the breeze and nudged each other along the shoreline. Occasionally there was a bang as … Continue reading

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Ken’s Kitchen

This week I am visiting beautiful British Columbia. Of course I will be stitching circles. I might even find a quilt store (fingers crossed). But in lieu of anything new in my quilting world, I will post some recipes from … Continue reading

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Back to Stitching Circles

Today I cut out the pieces for the last circle. Hip, hip hurrah! The most challenging – should I admit that maybe even the most fun?- part of this project is done. Block #16 was as hard as they get. … Continue reading

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Seminole Patchwork with Eva Veltkamp

My series of posts from Quilting on the Beach was interrupted by our local Quilt Show, but I have one more class to share with you. It was Seminole Patchwork taught by Eva Veltkamp. Do you think Seminole Patchwork will … Continue reading

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My Quilting Family

Quilt Reflections 2018 is history. What a wonderful show! In this post I want to highlight the work of people I quilt with every week. These are the people who have welcomed me into their circle and taught me so … Continue reading

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