Monthly Archives: November 2014

Train Tree Skirt – Quilting the Edges

The center of the train tree skirt was done. So it was time to move on to the outside of the tree skirt. As always, I wasn’t 100% sure what I was going to quilt. I knew I wanted to … Continue reading

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Train Tree Skirt – Quilting the center

With the quilt loaded and concentric octagons marked I just needed to decide what I wanted to quilt on it. I wanted the quilting to take more of a back seat on this quilt, but not disappear into the background. … Continue reading

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Train Tree Skirt – Marking the quilt

With Ms M’s quilt done, it’s time to start N’s. For his I wanted quilting that wasn’t as front and center. I want the trains to be the star of this quilt, not the quilting. But, at the same time … Continue reading

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Triangle Tree Skirt – Quilting the Edges

The kids are in bed and Mr. Steam is at work. Which means it’s quilting time!! Time to finish up M’s tree skirt. Or at least get the next step done. The center was done. But there was still quite … Continue reading

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Triangle Tree Skirt – Quilting the Center

With all the trees done I needed to move on to the large white space on the center of the quilt. I had been really torn about how to quilt it. So I sat in front of it for about … Continue reading

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Triangle Tree Skirt – Quilting the Trees

I decided to start quilting on M’s quilt first, since the quilting design was the furthest along. The quilt has a modern feel to me. So I wanted to keep the quilting modern as well. I had already design 8 … Continue reading

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Train Tree Skirt – Adding the detials

Now that the main portions of the train cars were assembled and stitched down to the quilt top it was time to add some details. The first detail I worked on where the wheels. There were 40 wheels for the … Continue reading

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Train Tree Skirt – Assembled Cars

Phew. I can’t believe that the last time I worked on these tree skirts was FEBURARY!!!! WHAT? Sigh. Well I had better get rockin’ if I want these done and under the trees this Christmas. Now that birthday’s are done … Continue reading

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