Ahhhh… hand quilting!

I have missed hand quilting SO much! I didn’t realize it until this weekend, when I spent some time stitching on my “Circles” quilt. Last night was perfect. It was cold and rainy outside, the wind was blowing hard, and I was snuggled under this quilt, just a stitching away. Perfect! Even though I bought a machine and frame for machine quilting this past summer, I will always continue hand quilting. I find it so relaxing and peaceful. I used to quilt on a frame that my husband made, but I find sitting in a comfy chair with a quilting hoop works better as I’m aging. It doesn’t hurt my neck and back so much, and it’s more portable.

Just Jen at Quiddity Quilts posted in response to my article about storing stash. OK, Jen and Amanda Jean, you are welcome to come to my house and fix my stash. I’m in stash envy. I probably have more than you do, but I like how yours looks.

Are you a hand quilter or machine quilter?


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