You'll recall that she likes constructing quilt tops but doesn't enjoy the actual quilting process. And her experiences with commercial long arm quilters has been somewhat less than satisfactory.
I think she likes how I finish her quilts because they still look homemade at the end of the quilting process, since I quilt them either on my sewing machine (for straight line designs) or on the Sweet 16 (for free-motion designs).
She brought a twin-size scrap quilt that she made for her husband:
|ready for basting|
That black and white design in the middle really makes it interesting.