And what have I been doing? I haven’t posted in a while because I am visitng my daughter, son in law and their brand new baby girls. Precious little twins. We have had a couple of stops while they were napping and I will talk about those places later. I have a swap to hand sew… Continue reading Where have I been ?
The theme is the ocean, so the quilting was to look like moving water. Here is the back of the quilt. The stars are very pretty. I love the blue/white combo. My Mom made this quilt for my Aunt. I think that she will love it and it will be perfect for her dining room.… Continue reading a little wall hanging done
Summer is over. Sniff, sniff. Highland games are officially finished for the season. It’s a bittersweet thing. The hotels, travel, eating out all and being with friends comes to an abrupt end. Life cannot be all fun and games. Now is time for more exercising, lighter eating and more serious work. I tend to get… Continue reading The party is over…..
This is about 95×97 and used a king batting. It is a big as I can put on the frame. Look at the results for my customer, Phyllis! She pieced this gorgeous top! It is displayed on a queen sized bed and drapes to the floor on all sides. Here is a close up of… Continue reading Card Tricks is done
My Hello Betty fabric from Moda was languishing in a UFO pile. The pattern was a Quiltathon at Patchworktimes called Scraps ahoy. I just couldn’t get it. The arrows stood out and I didn’t have a fabric to sash it because I felt it needed to be sashed. To continue the arrow theme, I added hourglass corner stones.… Continue reading Finish!!!
I let this Scraps Ahoy Quiltathon block, from Patchwork Times, languish in my UFO bin for 2 years. It didn’t have the contrast I was looking for when I saw the original pattern. I decided to use sashing. No perfect fabric on hand. I looked and solid greys weren ‘t available three years ago …then I bought… Continue reading Hello Betty!
In celebration of Labor Day and incredibly bad weather, we stayed home today and just hung out. No painting the garage today, it’s too cold and rainy. Perfect for sewing and quilting. I dug out these blocks that I started on August 2010. It was a Quiltathon at Patchworktimes. I ran into a bit of… Continue reading Labor Day