of us remember our grandmothers making a quilt from scrap pieces of
and after the blocks are sewn together, they either put it on an quilt
rack, or get with other ladies for a "quilting bee" which gave
the ladies time to
|gossip socialize, and also a
for some to show off their fancy needlework, and pass it on to the
ladies of the community. These ladies worked on their quilts for
months to finish a hand-stitched needle work quality quilt. There are
some ladies that love to still do it the "old fashioned" way,
and still turn out beautiful quilts.
Quilting has made a strong
comeback in these recent
years. There are now several quilting programs on the television,
websites dedicated to quilting, and you can find 1-2 quilt clubs in any
county. Many quilts made now are not made from scraps of material as in
earlier times. Most quilts now are well planned out, and the material
purchased using color wheels. The only thing holding back the
is your imagination, so when the shapes are put together it looks like
a piece of art.
But with the hectic schedules some
with jobs, family time, they don't have the time to complete the
needle work needed to complete their quilt.
Now with Professional Machine
Quilters, such as "Kelley's Quilting"
using state-of-the-art, high precision machinery, those unfinished
can be completed in days rather than the several months it used to
The needle work looks just as intricate as if done by a quilter who has
hand-stitched for 50 years, with consistently high quality and at
Located in Central Ohio "Kelley's
Quilting", are people who are also
quilters and takes pride in her work. Quilter Lori Kelley,has
classes and seminars, and studied books written by some of the top
of today, Michele Walker, Linda Taylor, Karen McTavish, Pam Clarke,
Webb, Marianne Fons, Liz Porter (Fons and Porter), and Alex Anderson to
name a few. She also has attended classes from area quilters and
belongs to local Quilt Guilds and Clubs. The quilting she has done
won awards at quilt shows.
know the time it takes to get the quilt top just the way you want it,
will take the time to have the needlework just the way you want it
I use a Gammill™ Classic Plus which has a stitch regulator, which
each stitch uniformed. You can have your quilt done with basic
or your choice of many of our favorite pantographs and stencils, or a
design of your own. The quilt will be completed from edge to edge when
it is returned to you. It will truly be a piece of art. Please continue
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