Celtic Solstice quilt on longarm frame

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Celtic Solstice quilt on longarm frame

 I didn’t plan on taking a couple days off from blogging……guess I was reading a good book and working on a new upcoming tutorial and just forgot to blog!

I also put Celtic Solstice on my quilt frame and started on it. Several have asked about my setup and I have written about it before. I am using a vintage 15-91 Singer which is just a standard sewing machine. I put it on a Handiquilter frame. There isn’t a lot of room for quilting, the harp size isn’t very big so I usually just do a medium to large size stippling on my quilts. Since this quilt has so many pieces and colors this type of quilting works well.

 I usually have the curtains open so I can look out at the river.

Celtic Solstice quilt on longarm frame

Sigh…..computer problems…..how come things can’t go right the first time….or the second. It was time to update my anti-virus software so I bought it, uninstalled my old and……can’t get the new to work. So I have NO anti-virus software working at the moment. I sent a email for help so hopefully they will get back to me and I can get things working. Once that happens I will try the same thing on my dad’s Windows 8 computer………..ugh.

We are just getting ready to go meet one of Bob’s daughters and family for lunch at his favorite pizza place…..Rostrelli’s in Clinton…..I’ll have the salad bar.

It might be my imagination but I feel like I have more energy and I’m not so bloated already. Hopefully the hypothyroidism medication is working! I also started doing the Leslie Sansone Walk Away the Pounds again and it is definitely better than the treadmill! Gotta go.

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  1. Just Plain Pam says:

    Thanks for sharing your progress on CS – I need to check back to learn more about your quilting frame setup – Pam

  2. Love your set up and the view out the river!
    I'm glad you are feeling better!

  3. I too think that you set up is very cool and the view out the windows are beautiful!

  4. Kevin the Quilter says:

    It is so cool that you quilt with your old Singer 15-91! I would love to see it in motion quilting …….PLEASE!?!?!? LOL

  5. Your Celtic Solstice looks wonderful on your frame! I am just starting to piece my blocks. I think I still need more 4 patches and I KNOW I dont' ahve any of the orange 'peaky' blocks for the border,…but HEY..I'm tired of UNITS and want to piece BLOCKS! lol Stay warm!

  6. We have used Microsoft's Windows Security Essentials for years for Virusware.. I use their Windows Live Mail, and Windows Live Writer to write my blog posts. Windows Security Essentials is free, and I have never had a problem with viruses on my computer.

  7. Hello Connie, Celtic Solstice will be lovely so colourful. Great place to quilt with the river at your door.The set up looks great. My husband has made a quilt frame set up and we are going to give it it's first go this week!!

  8. Your Solstice is really going to be beautiful. Why is it that computer updates never work as we expect them?

  9. A lovely quilt and a great view to look out on while you work.

  10. Your quilt looks beautiful in that frame, and your view is wonderful. Good to hear that your medication is doing its job. Enjoy your walking plan!

  11. uhhhh you beat me to it 😉 looks great! and SO GLAD to hear you're feeling better.