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Done in time for CSQ's UFO Challenge and STLMQG's War on WIPs. Custom long arm quilted by Sandy Etheridge of St. Louis. Queen size but kinda short, could have used one more row at the bottom, but I didn't have enough of the black & white fabrics.
(Sorry for such a blurry photo - I took over a dozen shots and they all came out blurry, even though I used a tripod. Blame it on the breeze!)
Linking up with Friday Finish at Crazy Mom Quilts and Whoop Whoop Friday at Confessions of a Fabric Addict. read more
SewCalGal learned about some amazing sales that are going on and wanted to share insights with you today.
CT Publishing has a Virtual Warehouse Sale this weekend (9/19 - 9/22). They are also hosting a "win your wish list" giveaway too! Click here for more info: http://www.ctpub.com/clearance/
Craftsy has a Fall sale this weekend where many classes are on sale, up to 50% off. I'm excited about a new class with Paula Reid for machine quilting, Patsy Thompson's new class on free-motion quilting, machine embroidery classes, yummy cooking classes, photography classes and more ... read more
We left Wyoming and the snow behind – what a freak summer/winter storm that was – September 11th – it got down to 24 degrees that night! We moved on to Nebraska. Our first campground in this state is Chadron State Park and near by is Fort Robinson State Park where we spent part of […]read more
I finished the jack-0-lantern sweater and got started on Addie’s Carabe. Remember the one I made for Nicole? I love this pattern and still plan to make one for myself.read more
Scrappy sewing and making new friends! Lunch break time at the Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village in Amherst NY - We've been piecing away all morning and so much is coming together in just the 3 hours we have put in so far! Thanks to the wifi code I fanagled, we also have been singing and bopping to Pandora One and the Frankie Valli channel--fun fun fun, quilting to the oldies!read more
Back on the quilt train after yesterday's arrival and day of catch up rest! My gals are busy with their 2.5" strips and are well on their way with block quarters and should have full blocks to show shortly. We are just breaking for a yummy catered lunch, some show and tell, some door prizes and will be back to our classes at the Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village where this week's eventsread more
We were in a pineapple kind of mood yesterday! I am so impressed with the whole venue here in Amherst, NY. This seminar has been going on for 40 years strong, and it is so well organized. If you get a chance to come this direction in September – if you are close enough to make a road trip ---believe me, it’s worth it! Being this far north in New York, my classes have been nearly equallyread more
Do you remember when your kids always had an excuse as to why they did not do what they were supposed to be doing?
While I have not been able to do much (any) quilting of late, I've had my excuses. Aside from another pressing project that I've been working on (for several weeks, or is it months), we've had a house full of company. Well maybe not a house full, but our guest room has had a no vacancy sign on it for several weeks. In and out......... friends of my daughters, two guys who hold ...
In Southern Louisiana, we have had a lot of bad weather, including lighting storms. We now have a new internet service, new phones and lucky we did not lose more. I have been wanting to share these beautiful batik quilts made by Kathy from Texas. She used my "Stars over Scott" pattern, named for my son. The quilts are made using batik HSTs! That's it. Good way to use up scraps.
In the works, busy quilting tops for new patterns by Black Cat Creations. The Houston Market is just around the corner.
Linking up with Sarah at Confessions of ... read more
Tammy MacArthur was the featured quilter. It was obvious to me she loved applique, challenges and machine quilting. She is very talented and I enjoyed seeing her diverse collection of quilts.
|(I do believe this one was hand quilted!)|
The group featured was the Central Oregon Modern Quilt Guild. The quilts displayed were ...
My sewing room goes through phases of messiness. BUT IT IS ALWAYS MESSY! After buying another sewing machine (number 16) this week I decided I needed to tidy up and rearrange a little to find a space to pack it away when it is not in use!
Half way through cleaning up I found 50 mini charm squares sewn into pairs, they didn't go with any WIP so I decided to throw them together into a table runner:
Then I remembered I was cleaning up!!!! OOPS
Now you can see the top of my sewing desk:
Apart from the ... read more
Just look at those stars! You could make the quilt without the owls...I'm not sure why you'd want to do that, but it would still be gorgeous.
And the foxes!
You can see all ten quilts at the book's detail page on the Martingale website. These would be such wonderful heirloom projects. and with the variety of colors and critters, I ... read more
QUILT JOURNAL - CHRISTMAS TABLE TOPPER Machine Pieced Machine Quilted 35" x 35" Completed - December 2005 Pattern - Rail Fence - I Can't Believe I'm Quilting By Pat Sloan (c) 2004 Made as a quick project for Christmas from a very basic pattern - Just to use the REALLY PRETTY Christmas fabrics - ;)) QJ - 2005read more
Since I've started doing a little Fall decorating around the house (Monday is the first day of Autumn) I thought it would be fun to share my favorite fall quilts for today's favorites post. My absolute favorite fall quilt is one I did about ten years ago using scraps. It was one of my first attempts at machine applique using fusible material along with a buttonhole stitch.
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