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Since I know that Trish has received this and that she has been under the weather lately, I decided to
go ahead and post this. It was fun but challenging for me! read more
Yesterday saw the arrival of this month's Color Me Happy bundle from Sew Lux Fabric - 6 gorgeous prints and 2 solids in the aqua family.
- Bella Aqua
- Bella Robins Egg Blue
- Apple Jacks Jacks
- Simply Color Ikat Diamonds
- Coquette Scroll
- Coquette Watercolor Stripe
- Glamping Social Butterfly
- Good Morning Honeycomb
The past couple of days have been fairly busy. Thursday, the carpet was laid. Smitty told you all about that. I left Thursday afternoon while they carpet installers were here and met up with fellow blogger Judy R. We had coffee at Starbucks and I gave her the bobbin clips that I had previously used as my bobbin storage system. Since they won't work with the new, larger bobbins that my new machine takes, I passed the clips along to Judy. It was great fun getting to meet in person. Judy came bearing gifts, which surprised me completely. As ...read more
Things that live forever in my suitcase…… The IKEA clip on lamp! The lamps with the heavy base are of course…..too heavy for my suitcase. I traveled with this one when I was flying with a machine, or borrowing a machine for hotel room sewing…..but I am even finding it ESSENTIAL to hotel room hand work. Those who have spent hotel time before know that rooms are lit by a bunch of dim bulbs….read more
Wynn Price, a My Heritage Fabrics customer, recently completed this quilt made all of Kaffe stripe fabric. I wish we had a picture of the back, too, as it was equally fabulous.
Thanks for sharing, Wynn. We love show and tell!
We are off to a good start with the Mystery Quilt Class at Kindred Spirits Quilt Co. Mary, Pat and Lorna have their fabric choices picked and have started with the first instalment of 9 months….to give birth to a fabulous quilt and they have no idea what it will look like.
We started cutting strips, then strips to triangles with the Tri Recs ruler and then added pieces to the triangles…who knows what is next?
I’ll never tell… Trust me ladies…you will love this one.read more
"Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it." Danny Kaye
We had two months to create a quilt that was inspired by this quote. We met on Thursday and here are the quilts we came up with.
This is mine. I'm pretty literal so it's a basic paintbrush with lots of color. After our meeting and on the suggestions of the group, I added some metallic thread on the brush and some paint splatters on it too. I also shortened the strings and added fabric beads to the end ...
Market has been absolutely wonderful with good people, good friends, and lots of good things to see!I took a lot of pictures with my camera that I can't wait to share...I have just a few that I took with my phone that I'm using for this post.It's always fun to see quilts I've pieced---quilted and on display. "Fireworks" by Camille is pictured above.....And "Summer," also by Camille.Here are Jodiread more
The colors for these blocks are blue, yellow, white and gray and the size calls ... read more
I have been busy sewing and quilting these past weeks trying to finish up some small table toppers that have been sitting around
|Conchico Mills, a mini quilt of the month from Temecula Quilt Co.|
|Smoked Cheddar Bow Tie, 12" sq. Each block is 2" finished.|
|Happy Holiday Table Topper for Valentines Day.|
|Summer Fun Sampler for 4th of July.|
Then made a small test quilt to see if I liked the pattern. Now I'm off and running to make two twin quilts as birthday gifts that need to be ready in ... read more
I'm joining a parade ... that is if it is not too late to join Sinta's Schnibbles parade this month .
I have had these 2 little Black Dress charm packs in my stash just waiting for the perfect quilt to come along and I found it ! I am using some Kona bone fabric for the background and the black floral for my border that I also had in my stash ..
These are addictive and so fun to make . I have made only 8 so far but I am sure I can have this darling little quilt done by the ... read more
We made it in at about 10:30 last night after a good time out camping for the first time this year. But I must say it was COLD!! Winter is hanging on way too long in these parts. We saw some interesting things up in Grundy Lake Provincial park, including some of these: