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Welcome to Quilting It. 

My name is Leisha, and I have been longarm machine quilting for nearly 13 years.  I also have been designing longarm pantograph designs for 4 years, with Urban Elementz

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Jen’s 100 Good Wishes quilt!!

Jen’s 100 Good Wishes quilt!!

What is a 100 Good Wishes quilt?  After searching, this is what I came across.   “A custom that originated in China, the “100 Wishes Quilt” or Bai Jia Bei, was originally created by having friends each contribute a quilt square as a show of love for the new child.”

Jen and her husband adopted their daughter from China in 2012, and she has a special birthday coming up...8!  She wanted to have this quilt quilted and ready to give to her in November when she gets baptized. 

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Each of these fabric squares were sent to Jen to add to this quilt from family and friends.   

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It reminds me of a postage stamp quilt I made years ago.  One of them even came with a cute button sewn in the middle.  I did remove it to quilt the quilt, and sewed it back on afterwards.  

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Some of the squares even have sweet hand drawn pictures.   

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I decided to quilt Soho on it by Sarah Ann Myers and it’s available at  https://www.urbanelementz.com/soho.html

I also used a white 30 Tex A&E Perma Core thread, and 8020 cotton/poly blend batting. 

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Look at that minky and quilting!!!  This is why I love quilting minky that is solid.  The quilting texture is always amazing when the minky is solid.   

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I hope Jen’s daughter feels extra loved by her 100 Good Wishes!  

- Leisha  

Let’s Bake

Let’s Bake

Kristen’s Ellie the Elephant quilt!

Kristen’s Ellie the Elephant quilt!