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Monday, March 22, 2010

Basted and Ready to Fly!!!


Obsessive Quilters can NOT be found without a project to grab at a moment's notice! That includes having a piecing project ready for on the go machine piecing....and a hand quilting project that is small enough to travel easily in my laptop bag!

I find that I always book myself into a seat where there is no one to the right of me. I don't want to poke anyone as I draw the needle and thread through! The right hand window seat is my favorite :c)

I'm ready to go! I'm going to quilt this with red thread...it's already in my "on the go" bag!

8 comments:

  1. That quilt is gorgeous! How big is it? Do you get hassled by airport security for your thread snippers and needles?

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  2. How big is this beautiful baby?

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  3. I love that quilt! But then again I love all of your work, scrap quilts are and have always been my favorite! The hearts are great, I hope that you have a safe trip!

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  4. Wait...you're allowed to bring it on the plane? They don't stop your needles, pins, or scissors?

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  5. I was reading yours posts and looking at your beautiful quilts. I just wanted to say,"Thank you" for inspiring people to step out side of the box.

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  6. My comment is the same as some ladies above - you can quilt on the plane? I'm planning a looooooong trip to the other side of the world and would dearly love to do some quilting en route, but dismissed the idea because I thought they confiscate anything sharp. Also, do you use a quilting frame when you are hand quilting on the plane? I'm so excited at the idea of being able to do this!

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  7. EEk! that rotten egg yellow looks great in your Love quilt! ;) I knew you could put it to good use! My momma would be so happy to see it being used.

    I think back in the day she must have bought the whole bolt b/c she used it a lot - in everything! For the past 20 some years the leftovers sat on her fabric shelf I think they doubled LOL :) b/c my Dad brought it all to me and I knew I'd never use it all.

    Love from Texas! ~bonnie

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  8. Love how random this quilt is. I'd be interested in the answer to whether you use a quilting frame (on the plane or elsewhere for that matter) - I can't seem to quilt with one of those, so I do it free-hand on my lap and often get puckers on the back side...

    Cheers,
    Christine

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