Sunday, May 5, 2013
Has it really been a month since I posted last???? I have got to get better at that. I have noticed, though, that I am not the only one. Seems like most of the bloggers I visit regularly have been posting less often. Must be the time of year!! I HAVE been sewing, though! Just not as much as I would like to. I made a second quilt for "Blueberry": This one is called On the Go and can be found at Moda Bake Shop. I am wonderfully blessed to be gifted with scraps and leftovers from my friends. Judy gifted me awhile back with all these leftover flying geese she had made: I wasn't sure what to do with them, so they sat for a while. Then, for my birthday in February, Judy gifted me with this charm pack from Moda: She hadn't realized it, but they went perfectly with the flying geese! So, I started making these: I started making some courthouse blocks as my leaders and enders: But then, I realized how lucky I was because Judy didn't trim the extra triangles off her flying geese: So, I used them also as leaders and enders and ended up with these: Now I was working on 3 quilts at once! lol Funny how that happens. I also made this little wallhanging for Judy to hang in her shop. I just need to embroider the eyes and some little details and bind it and I can deliver it to her. Then, in April, I started having some more chest pains and went back in the hospital. 2 new stents later (the 1 I had done in August was already 90 % blocked!), I got to come home. Since I wasn't up to sitting at a machine, I started browsing blogs. The I found the most amazing hexagon quilt. I swore I was never going to make one, but oh, this was lovely!!!! So, here is the start to mine: That's about it. I have a bible study/sew date with Judy and Shelly today and am hoping to finish SOMETHING up! lol Have a great day!!
Sunday, April 7, 2013
I have my first grandbaby due in July!! We lovingly refer to him now as "Blueberry" because at one point my daughter told us he was the size of a blueberry. I pieced the top a few months ago and finally quilted it yesterday. It was fun to quilt since I wasn't free motion quilting it, I got to quilt it on my old Domestic sewing machine. I LOVE this machine. Anywho, here's a pic of Blueberry's apple core quilt: Now, off to sit in the warmth of the day for a few minutes before chores call me back inside!
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Friday, March 8, 2013
I am quilting my Rectangle Wrangle. This would be one of the reasons it is taking awhile: Hallie has decided that it is hers and I canNOT keep her off of it. It is big enough on its own for me to have to wrestle with it, but throw a cat in there too and well, it's a job and a half!! lol I also finished another quilt top. This one is wool and cottons. the wool pieces and embroidery and beads are all hand stitched down. I LOVE how this turned out. I need to get it quilted up and over to Judy at Cafe Sewciety because I am going to be teaching it there!! Keep an eye out here for more info as to when that is going to happen! Now, back to quilting (hopefully without Hallie's help!)
Friday, February 22, 2013
Sorry I couldn't get the pic any bigger, but I think if you click on it, you will get a closer up pic. I wasn't very fond of the border Bonnie had on hers, so I changed it up a bit. This is Bonnie Hunter's Rectangle Wrangle pattern. I really love how this turned out although it didn't seem to make a dent in my scraps!! Now to get it all quilted!! I really hope Nick likes it!!! Not going to be starting anything else soon..I am determined to finish up some UFO'S!!