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September 2, 2020
Pin It Weekly # 330 from Fleur de Lis Quilts and Accessories


The weather has been quite blue/blah and gray/icky since the hurricane. We absolutely can't trust the sky. However, the temperatures make up for that. We absolutely CAN trust the temps. 

Hand Painted Oil Painting Abstract Indigo Wall with Stretched Frame 7 Wall Arts® – CAD $ 119.53

So I've been feeling a little gray and blah. I did load a quilt top on the long-arm and I've gotten in the groove. I had forgotten I had this top. It was in the bin waiting a turn. Apparently, there's no rhyme or reason to taking turns in my world. This is neither the oldest or the newest in the bin. So... 


But ...

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August 25, 2020
Pin It Weekly #329 from Fleur de Lis Quilts and Accessories

 Fleur de Lis Quilts has reached 11,000 followers! Birds of a feather, right? Okay, that's my segue into showing a few bird pins before showing some of the quilts I pinned this week.

© All Rights Reserved  Black-Capped Chickadee taken in Langley, BC Canada

Chickadee by Casper Storm on Capture Minnesota // Chickadee, plain and simple. One more...

Interview with Modern Quilting Duo Hopewell #modern #quilts #contemporary #gray We learn more about Hollywood modern quilting duo Hopewell and their contemporary quilt designs inspired by painting and architecture.

Probably not these colors...

November « 2010 « Sue Spargo

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August 14, 2020
Pin It Weekly #328 from Fleur de Lis Quilts and Accessories

 PIW! Let's meet some new followers! These pinners all have a #quiltlife in common. Take a look at one of Catherine Bonser's quilt boards. She has over 20 boards with the word quilt in them, so you're bound to find something, right? 

Giraffes in a Row Quilt Pattern PDF Instant Download modern | Etsy

Sweet Tweets quilt

Cute idea for baby girl quilt

Dog Daze & Feline Frenzy Free Quilt Pattern

These pins are from Michelle Lee Heckeman-Parke who has plenty of her own quilting pins to share--over 13,000!

And lastly, Lisandra Santos, who got my attention with this first pin. But the pincushion cuteness does not quit. Take a look.

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July 30, 2020
Pin It Weekly #326 from Fleur de Lis Quilts and Accessories

Welcome back to PIW!  My Pinterest has over 10,000 followers! How did that happen? Let's say hi to a couple, okay? Starting with

How to Make a Gradient Circle Flower Quilt – On Williams Street

William Morris in Quilting: Quilt Convention excitement - Part One  Australia

Okay, I admit it: I've already snagged a few of Phyllis' pins. Then I discovered that 

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March 26, 2020
Pin It Weekly #310 from Fleur de Lis Quilts and Accessories

Acquire excellent tips on "modern abstract art painting". They are readily available for you on our website. #modernabstractartpainting

Welcome to PIW! 
My most recent pins have been additions to the "mixed, media" board.
Italian collage and the garden of lovers, caterina giglio La Dolce Vita

by dailypoetics, via Flickr great use of a collaged ground with areas highlighted using the gesso.

Crossings - Strummel's work is inspirational.  I can learn a lot from her.

These pins are from Susan Camata. I didn't translate, but I think we can all figure out what she likes, especially considering that this is one of eight sewing boards.

And these are from Dawn Hunton's "floral applique" board. Talk about inspiring!
Small Flower (c) Vanessa Brisson 2005  19.5"x15"Ribbon Cone Flowers

Madam Quilter.  And this is a pattern you can buy!

Stay safe everyone. Remember, social distance helps to protect you and to avoid you from carrying the CoVid19 home to your loved ones. 

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March 19, 2020
Pin It Weekly #309 from Fleur de Lis Quilts and Accessories

Welcome to PIW! It's time to meet new followers. Thanks to everyone who follows Fleur de Lis Quilts on Pinterest! If you'd like to be featured, please let me know in the comments or at Include "Add Follower" in the heading, so I can distinguish it from all the other "stuff" that comes in. Let's get to it, shall we?

Disappearing Nine Patch Quilt Instructions | Valentine Quiltworks: Disappearing 9 Patch Quilt

Hello to Sharon Pinney! Look how fun her "Embroidery stuff" board is.

Mastajustin Buck has many weird, really weird boards, but there are a few not too-weird-for-me ones. "Miniatures" is interesting.

WILLIAM COMYNS SILVER CRANBERRY GLASS SCENT BOTTLE Victorian Cased Scent Bottle in Collectables, Vanity/ Perfume/ Grooming, Perfumes | eBay

Antique Style Empty Glass Oil, Perfume Bottle

And finally ...

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February 7, 2020
Pin It Weekly #305 from Fleur de Lis Quilts and Accessories

This is a late PIW, and I apologize for that. I've been quilting, though! So, no pins from me this week. Here's what some followers are finding. Let's start with Marie Dunn, who has some pretty modern quilts pinned.

Don’t you just love how designers can be inspired by a variety of different sources, and then come up with a gorgeous quilt? We’ve been seeing a lot of quilts inspired by gemstones these days. From the 2017 QuiltCon best of show quilt (“Bling” by Katherine Jones) to MJ Kinman’s bourbon gemstone masterpieces, to the …

paper pieced birds

Check out Circajan's candy board! I couldn't resist. Now I'll be hungry for sweets ALL day. :)

100 Best Christmas Candy Recipes - Prudent Penny Pincher

And finally, Mary Gaytan-Ramirez has a board on wire angels. Aren't these sweet? 

How to Make a Wire Angel Ornament - Nativity Ornament Series

Andělka jarněnka - vícebarevná

Wire Angels diy-jewelry-Not sure that this is a beginner's level project but it never hurts to try it!

Andělíček Je z černého žíhaného drátu.  Velikost je cca 12x6cm.  Celková délkaa je cca 18 cm. Můžete ho pověsit kdekoliv ....   Drát je ošetřen proti korozi, ale ve vysoké vlhkosti může chytit patinu rzi.

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December 12, 2019
Pin It Weekly #298 from Fleur de Lis Quilts and Accessories

Pin It Weekly time! Last week we met a couple of new followers. Let's meet a few more....

First a hello to Donna Farquhar. She has over 400 pins on vintage fashion ideas from patterns to photos. I'll have to go back for a visit, she's given me an idea for another board... 'cause, you know, 180 would not suffice.  

 dress used in The Age of Innocence which is set in the 1870s. This could also be considered a “princess line” dress.

Circassian wedding dress

Leona Hawker has some beautiful crochet and lace on one of her boards. Here are a few that have been turned into Christmas ornaments.

17 b228sta bilder om navidad crochet p229 Pinterest Gratis-#70131 - Odkrywaj, kolekcjonuj, kupujЯнголи та дзвіночки: схеми та ідеї для в’язання гачком | Ідеї декору

What a beautiful Christmas wreath - Salvabrani

And lastly, Stitchin' Post, which is a quilting shop. This is their blurb ...

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