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Sunday, June 3, 2012

Another Quilt on The Frame

By: Karen Goad

I don’t know how other quilters are but when I take a quilt off the quilting frame I almost always have another quilt waiting in line to be put on the frame.  I can’t stand an empty frame!  I took Star Crazy off my quilting frame several weeks ago and then put a very small wall hanging Pineapple Square on the frame as I knew it would only take several weeks to quilt it.  I had a very big quilt top I was hand piecing that was coming to a finish and wanted it to be on the frame next.  The timing was perfect.  The quilt top finished – and the quilting on the wall hanging was done the next day.

Joseph’s Coat is now on the quilting frame where it will reside for the next 4 to 8 months most likely depending on the speed I quilt and how many hand projects I have going on at the same time.


Stitching begins – a very simple pattern to go with the simplicity of this quilt.  More on my personal blog about this quilt.


When you finish a quilt do you always have another quilt waiting in line?  I know I do, at this moment I have 4 finished quilt tops waiting in line, I’m I ever going to get caught up!  I am working on two more tops at this time – I guess I better get busy.


  1. Your quilt is beautiful! I love this pattern and it will be fun to watch as you add the quilting!

  2. Wow, this Quilt is so beautiful. Wow, wow....
    Liebe Grüße Grit

  3. Always... I have several hand quilting projects at the same time (Life is Beautiful, a X-masquilt, Moon Glow), right now just one top in the making (Nearly Insane). The latter can soon change ;-)

  4. absolutely. there is always a stack of quilt tops waiting for their turn!

  5. I have one quilt ready for quilting when autumn comes. A quick minute of thinking brings about a dozen of quilts to mind that I'm working on, 4 of them intensely. For now. I like to adjust my sewing to my surroundings : difficult things when I'm home alone, appliqueing outside,or when the kids are at home, piecing while watching the tele, and never getting bored with what I'm doing.

  6. i have already basted quilts waiting to be tops too...

  7. Oh yes...several in each stage of the process. Love the photo of your quilting.


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