Ruth McCormick.com Longarm Qulting Tue, 17 May 2016 16:58:46 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.5.2 House Quilts /2015/10/house-quilts/ /2015/10/house-quilts/#comments Sat, 24 Oct 2015 17:01:24 +0000 /?p=2526 2 different quilters – 2 little house quilts – 2 more quilts on my To Do List!

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Joan G Birds in Houses2 different quilters – 2 little house quilts – 2 more quilts on my To Do List!

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Sea of Negative Space /2015/10/sea-of-negative-space/ /2015/10/sea-of-negative-space/#respond Fri, 09 Oct 2015 16:49:37 +0000 /?p=2517 I quilted this modern quilt recently for Nancy M, and LOVE the result, using numbers and a specific date.  Zoom in for a closer look at the detail.  Such a great idea for a special date!   The design is called Numbers2 by Laurie Thomas,  www.itsaquiltthing.com .

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Negative Space NumbersI quilted this modern quilt recently for Nancy M, and LOVE the result, using numbers and a specific date.  Zoom in for a closer look at the detail.  Such a great idea for a special date!   The design is called Numbers2 by Laurie Thomas,  www.itsaquiltthing.com .

 

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Cacao Plant and Mint /2014/12/cacao-plant-and-mint/ /2014/12/cacao-plant-and-mint/#respond Fri, 05 Dec 2014 03:58:15 +0000 /?p=2265 The OCQG December Challenge this year was based on http://nationaldaycalendar.com.   For fun, you might like to look up your National Day  And, imagine a quilt that you would make!

My day is “National Chocolate Mint Day”.  This is my entry into the challenge – a cacao plant botanical print… The brown background is . . . → Read More: Cacao Plant and Mint]]> The OCQG December Challenge this year was based on http://nationaldaycalendar.com.   For fun, you might like to look up your National Day  And, imagine a quilt that you would make!

My day is “National Chocolate Mint Day”.  This is my entry into the challenge – a cacao plant botanical print… The brown background is chocolate, the branches are mint colored, and the theme is the Cacao Plant.  The quilt is based on an original botanical print by Emma Lofstrom,  Swedish Illustrator/Artist (http://www.emmalofstrom.se).

Cacao Plant

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Short horned Grasshopper /2013/01/short-horned-grasshopper/ /2013/01/short-horned-grasshopper/#respond Mon, 28 Jan 2013 15:43:13 +0000 /?p=1508 My most recent little quilt – made for the January 12×12 Art Group Green Challenge .  Yes! Every bit of this quilt is green – green fabrics (very light to very dark), green fabric marker, and green Sulky Holoshimmer thread (wings). The leaves were quilted from the back side, using the printed fabric as . . . → Read More: Short horned Grasshopper]]> My most recent little quilt – made for the January 12×12 Art Group Green Challenge .  Yes! Every bit of this quilt is green – green fabrics (very light to very dark), green fabric marker, and green Sulky Holoshimmer thread (wings). The leaves were quilted from the back side, using the printed fabric as a guide.

 

12 x 12 Green Challenge

12 x 12 Green Challenge

 

 

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Happy Halloween! /2012/10/happy-halloween/ /2012/10/happy-halloween/#comments Tue, 30 Oct 2012 16:51:39 +0000 /?p=1417 Made this quilt based on the Happy Villages technique by Karen Eckmeier – www.quilted-lizard.com

Techniques used: Raw edge pieces- glue basted, black tulle over all, then outline stitched by machine.  Pumpkins, ghosts and cats were fussy cut from a purchased Halloween . . . → Read More: Happy Halloween!]]> Happy Village_Ruth McCormickMade this quilt based on the Happy Villages technique by Karen Eckmeier – www.quilted-lizard.com

Techniques used: Raw edge pieces- glue basted, black tulle over all, then outline stitched by machine.  Pumpkins, ghosts and cats were fussy cut from a purchased Halloween fabric.

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It’s A Top! New Leaders and Enders project /2012/06/its-a-top-new-leaders-and-enders-project/ /2012/06/its-a-top-new-leaders-and-enders-project/#respond Mon, 18 Jun 2012 18:06:54 +0000 /?p=1241 My most recent finished top – “Crabapples”, a pattern from the book,   Adventures with Leaders and Enders, by Bonnie Hunter.  I added an additional row to the pattern to make the quilt measure 71″ x 85″.  This quilt will be in the May 10-11, 2013 CAMEO Quilt Show.

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]]> /2012/06/its-a-top-new-leaders-and-enders-project/feed/ 0 Longarm Machine Quilting by Ruth McCormick /2012/06/longarm-machine-quilting-by-ruth-mccormick/ /2012/06/longarm-machine-quilting-by-ruth-mccormick/#comments Fri, 15 Jun 2012 21:02:25 +0000 /?p=1227 Welcome! to my website, where you will find information about my Professional Longarm Machine Quilting business.

Select from the drop down menus above to learn more.  Please use the Contact page if you have questions.  Enjoy!

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State Fair Quilt /2012/06/state-fair-quilt/ /2012/06/state-fair-quilt/#respond Wed, 06 Jun 2012 03:45:05 +0000 /?p=1148

Fun new quilt that I made in April.  Inspired by the 2005 NY State Fair Visitor Guide.  More photos may be viewed in the Gallery and you can see it in person hanging in my studio.  Or, you can see it hanging at the AQS Grand Rapids Show in . . . → Read More: State Fair Quilt]]>

Fun new quilt that I made in April.  Inspired by the 2005 NY State Fair Visitor Guide.  More photos may be viewed in the Gallery and you can see it in person hanging in my studio.  Or, you can see it hanging at the AQS Grand Rapids Show in August!!

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YouTube Video #1 – Irish Chain Quilt /2012/03/youtube-video-1-irish-chain-quilt/ /2012/03/youtube-video-1-irish-chain-quilt/#respond Mon, 19 Mar 2012 14:47:56 +0000 /?p=1100 This video was created by my talented husband. Hope that your enjoy it.

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This video was created by my talented husband. Hope that your enjoy it.

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“Scissorsfiend” – new inspiration for quilt art /2011/09/scissorsfiend-new-inspiration-for-quilt-art/ /2011/09/scissorsfiend-new-inspiration-for-quilt-art/#respond Fri, 30 Sep 2011 14:04:55 +0000 /?p=875 My daughter Gail makes intricate paper cut pieces of artwork.  Naturally, my eye immediately thinks about converting them into quilt art and we are sure to collaborate on many projects in the future. One new project is in process, to be displayed at the next OCQG Quilt Show, April 2012. You will have to . . . → Read More: “Scissorsfiend” – new inspiration for quilt art]]> My daughter Gail makes intricate paper cut pieces of artwork.  Naturally, my eye immediately thinks about converting them into quilt art and we are sure to collaborate on many projects in the future. One new project is in process, to be displayed at the next OCQG Quilt Show, April 2012. You will have to come to the show (or my house) to see it!

I encourage you to take a look at her work and to imagine yourself cutting those teeny-tiny little pieces – just imagine!  (I’ll stick with big hunks’o’fabric.)

http://gailmccormick.wordpress.com/ and also  http://www.etsy.com/people/scissorsfiend

How about you? What non-quilt sources inspire your creativity?

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