Tag Archives: PIGS

PIGS: A PIG for All Seasons

With one PIGS (Projects in Grocery Sacks) finish for May under my belt and a weekend looming, I decided to see if I could get another project well under way. I went through my PIGS on Wednesday and decided to … Continue reading

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PIGS: Atlanta – Quilting on a Longarm Quilting Machine

I just finished another bed-size quilt, my first PIGS (Projects in Grocery Sacks) finish for May. I’m trying really hard to get my PIGS down to a more manageable number. At last count I had 30 PIGS and because of … Continue reading

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A Weekend Excursion – No PIGS!

I didn’t work on any of my PIGS (Projects in Grocery Sacks) this past week. Instead, I went on a little weekend trip and had a wonderful time. Look who I ran into … well, okay, that might not be … Continue reading

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Machine Quilting and Binding PIGS Finish #4 for 2017

In last week’s blog, I told you about this pretty little PIGS (Projects in Grocery Sacks) quilt. I’m working hard at finishing at least one PIG a month. I had to hurry to get this project finished while it was … Continue reading

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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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