Quilt ADD in therapy

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Colorado, United States
Other than my family, the passion of my life is quilting. An eclectic, I love a wide variety of styles and techniques encompassing both machine and hand work. I am a longarm quilter who can work for you. I enjoy any style, from pantographs to all-over to full custom, ranging from traditional to modern. I love bringing vintage tops to life and am willing to work with a challenging quilt top. Instagram: lyncc_quilts

Modus Operandi

I am a complex person who thrives creatively, and produces most effectively, when I can shift among several quilt projects at a time.   My tastes are widely eclectic, but tend toward intricate and time-heavy works that swamp you in boredom if you try to work on only one at a time until a finish.

This page is my personal organization page. It provides a map that lets me work on current interests, heavily interspersed with UFOs, and also pull in the old NETY sets that I have in storage on a regular basis. With this system, I am not bogged down with boredom, nor frozen by my overwhelming goal (to finish all those kits I collected over the decades my children were growing, but also enjoy current interests). For me, it produces far more finishes than any other approach I've tried.

Some people would be frozen by these lists. I do not use them as TO-DO lists that I have to check off in a given period of time, so there's no stress to me. They are simply organizers, from which I draw a UFO list each month to check off from, and look for guidance to each time I am ready to pull a "new" project into the BOM lineup or the Priority Finish field. One day, the UFOs and NETYs will be exhausted, and my complex lists will shrink away.

My quilting work is generally organized into priority work Mon-Fri. The longarm takes precedence with domestic machine options for when I wake too early to use the longarm (it wakes people where it is). After dinner, Scott and I like to relax with a TV show together, and that is hand stitching time for me. On the weekends, if we're not doing something else, I step away from the priority list and do BOM work or whatever-the-heck-I-want.

[For those of you who like to find out how other people tick.]

OMG - Classic Nutcracker Quilt top finished
Longarm - Start Heather's Dahlia
Domestic - My Dahlia -> Thistlepods
Handwork - Octopus 6 -> From the Heart border

2019 Records:

UFO Firing Range

(Using the American Patchwork & Quilting UFO Challenge site at Facebook)

These are the ones I most want finished this year:
  1. It's a Hoot
  2. Hearts
  3. Ruffled Roses    <~~ Jan challenge - just needs hanging sleeve and label
  4. Leaded Glass    <~~ May challenge - need to make backing
  5. Modernology    <~~ April challenge - need to make backing
  6. Rainbow Jane    <~~ Feb challenge - getting marked for quilting
  7. Set Sail
  8. Sew Spooky    <~~ March challenge - need to finish quilting
  9. Silky Wool FLannel Kind of Day
  10. Once Upon a Star
  11. Plums in November
  12. Martha's Holiday Spin
Additional, if there's time at the longarm around the above quilts:
  • Allietare
  • Coral Encounter
  • Daisy, Daisy    <~~ Feb alt # - Don's requested gift, FINISHED
  • Devon's Quilt
  • Quiet Rebellion on the Pond
  • Salt Box Harvest
  • Stary-Eyed over Grand Illusion
  • Whooo's Your Mama
  • Listen with your Eyes

~*~*~ Requested Work

Scott asked for these row quilts in this order:
  • Night Watch  FINISHED - Feb 27, 2018.
  • Raven's Throne  base made - Mar 21, 2018; Flimsy, Apr 2019;
  • Borealis Ridge  stage - date
  • Caribou Crossing  stage - date
  • Morning Stroll  stage - date
  • Moose Lake  stage - date

Longarm Customer Quilts
  • Dolly's Brigham baby quilt  meander with custom name panel - Feb 23
  • Janet's Julie & Josh Llamas  custom - May

(UFO Back Files)
✓ Feb OMG: Ruffled Roses finished  
  • Star Crazy  Flimsy status - Jan 27.
  • Ruffled Roses  Quilted - Jan11-Feb 4. FINISHED Feb 27, 2019.
  • Journey's End  Center assembled - Feb 2. Flimsy status - Feb 17.
✓ March OMG: All the Bk 2&3 work on Heather's Graduation Dahlia 
  • Daisy, Daisy  Flimsy status - Jan 27. FINISHED March 13, 2019
  • Sew Spooky  Embroidery  done - March 24. Some quilting  in April. 
April OMG: Scott's "Raven's Throne" finished 

(NETYs and NewFOs Incorporated)
  • Amaya   (2018 purchase) Washed Jan.
  • Heather's Graduation Dahlia  (Feb purchase) Washed, cut Feb. Flimsy - March 19.
  • Devon's Mandala Dahlia  (Feb purchase) Washed Feb. Flimsy - Aug 5. 
  • Marissa's Kaffe Dahlia  (Feb purchase) Washed Feb. Cut Aug.
  • Surfer's Point  (2018 purchase) washed and kitted, in BOM rotation Sep. 
  • Our Blue Dahlia  (July purchase).  Started Sep.
  • Swan Island  (Aug birthday purchase). Washed and kitted, in BOM rotation Sep.

BOM Time

Week 1: Swan Island
Week 2: Surfer's Point
Week 3: Down the Rabbit Hole
Week 4: Forever My Valentine

  Sue Garman Nutcrackers
   - Jan: block 12 appliqued 
    -Sep: blocks 1-6 embroidered
    -Oct: Flimsy assembled!
  Star Crazy
   - Jan: Flimsy assembled!     
  Ruffled Roses
   - Feb: Quilted and FINISHED! 
                Journey's End
                - Feb: Flimsy assembled!   
               From the Heart 
                - Feb: block 3,4 appliqued  
                - Mar: block 5 appliqued  
                - Apr: block 6 appliqued  
                - May: block 7 appliqued  
                - Aug: block 8 appliqued, center assembled  
                Sew Spooky
               - Mar: Embroidery done, started longarming  
                                                          Heather's Graduation Dahlia
                                                           - Feb: washed, cut out, many sections sewn  
                - Mar: Flimsy assembled!  
                - May: 
                  Devon's Mandala Dahlia
                - Feb: purchased, washed 
                - Apr: some units paper pieced
                - May-July: paper piecing
                - Aug: Flimsy Assembled!  
              Marissa's Dinner Plate Dahlia
                - Feb: purchased, washed
                - Aug: paper piecing 
                - Sep: paper piecing, assembly
                    - Oct: Flimsy Assembled!
 Lynette & Scott's King-size Dinner Plate Dahlia
                - July: purchased, washed
                - Sep: paper piecing, assembly

                    - Oct: paper piecing, assembly
              Down the Rabbit Hole
                - started Mar 2017blog log 
               Swan Island       
                                                           - New BOM Sep, swans 1,2,3 made; Oct: 4,5

 Surfer's Point
    - started Sep 2019, washed and kitted; Oct - 1,2 made
 Fiesta Mexico
    - started Apr 2014, blog log 
 Octopus Garden
    - started May 2017, blog log      
 Wind in the Whiskers
   - started Oct 2014, blog log 
 Forever My Valentine 
 Beary Colorful 
 Queen's Garden
 Winter Birds 
 Seaside Town
My Affairs of the Heart
Started May 2012, on hold June 2014 because all the finished blocks are lost! 
I suspect they are a victim of familial dysfunction.  :(

Link to "DENIZENS of the CREEPY ROOM" - Here there be dragons! Enter only if you dare. Don't blame me if you get stressed out.   :D

Link-Ups I like to use:

BOMs Away Monday
WOW - WIPs on Wed at Esther's
Let's Bee Social at Lorna's
WIP Link-Up at Brook's
Free Motion Mavericks at Muv's
Sew, Stitch, Snap, SHARE at Julie's
"New to Me" at Celtic Thistle (opens each 25th for the rest of the month)
Throwback Thursdays at mmm! Quilts (1st Thursdays)
Whoop! Whoop! at Sarah's 
TGIFF Thank Goodness It's Finished Fridays (rotates)
One Monthly Goal (OMG) at Elm Street Quilts (post 1st and end-of-month)
UFO Busting Party at Tish's
Finish-A-Long at Marci's (post first and end of quarter)


  1. I found your wheelchair quilts on pinterest and my sewing group is interested in making some. Do you have the dimensions or a pattern? My mom herself is 88 and in a wheelchair in a home with dementia. The corners cut would be amazing! I understand how cold they are all the time and the others di get caught! Thank you for the idea and what your group does!

  2. Lynette, do you have a pattern for those wheelchair quilts or a link to one? Could be a great group charity quilting project!


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