Author Archives: Lori Baker

PIGS: April’s PIG – a Hybrid with Free Motion Quilting, Feed Dog Driven Quilting and Long Arm Quilting

PIGS (Projects in Grocery Sacks) accumulate way too quickly at my house. I try to finish one PIG every month but have lately come to realize that I am falling further and further behind.  I’m going to start trying to … Continue reading

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PIGS: String Theory – A Queen-size PIG

I try to complete one of my PIGS (Projects in Grocery Sacks) every month. Here it is nearly the end of April and I have only finished three. This quilt was actually the first PIG I completed in 2017 but … Continue reading

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PIGS: Finish Them with Longarm Quilting!

My goal every year for a number of years has been to complete one of my PIGS (Projects in Grocery Sacks) every month. I’m so thrilled with my most recent finish. It’s a PIG, but not a very old PIG. … Continue reading

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This Week’s PIGS Progress (aka UFOs)

I spent part of my sewing time this week working on one of my PIGS. PIGS are Projects in Grocery Sacks. Some people call them UFOs but I find the name PIGS amusing so that’s what I call them.  I … Continue reading

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Adventure #1 with the Q’nique Longarm Quilting Machine

We recently got a new Grace Q’nique 14+ longarm quilting machine and frame here at work. As things happen, the day we were to get lessons from Nathan with Grace, the weather didn’t cooperate. It was a nasty, snowy day. … Continue reading

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Corralling the PIGS – Unfinished Quilt Patterns and Projects – Part 2

Maybe I make it too hard, but I always think that part of corralling my PIGS (Projects in Grocery Sacks), also known as quilt UFOs, is figuring out the whys and whats. Why do I have so many? What happened … Continue reading

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Corralling the PIGS — Unfinished Quilt Patterns & Projects

PIGS (Projects in Grocery Sacks), UFOs (Unfinished Objects) WIPs (Works in Progress) – it doesn’t matter what we call them, it all comes down to unfinished quilt patterns and projects. I think we all have one, or two, or maybe … Continue reading

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