Sunday, December 4, 2016

Wall Flower Quilt

This is the flimsy on my design wall. This is the quilt that Little Missy and I worked on when she was in KY. So much fun.
I used the Azalea pantograph to quilt this quilt. Little Missy loves it. It is on her bed in Michigan.

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Mini Quilts

I completed several mini quilts for my sewing room walls. I loaded them on the long arm in space that was available next to a larger quilt.
Cherry Pie from Fig Tree Quilts

Mini Blossom from Fig Tree Quilts (two color version)

Mini Twirl from Fig Tree Quilts
I look forward to getting these hung. DH isn't in the mood.

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Christmas Quilts

I completed three Christmas quilts for the grands. Such fun. All have been delivered and are being enjoyed. I bought kits from AQS.

Each quilt has different quilting in each section.


This is the view from the back of one of the three. This was a pantograph.

Here they are on beds in NYC. No picture from Michigan yet.



Three happy grand kids. Three more finishes for 2016.

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Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Wallflower Quilt

Little Missy came from Michigan to Kentucky to visit with Grandma and Grandpa.  I chose a project that we could do together. I chose the Wallflower quilt from Missouri Star Quilt Company found here. So cute.

Little Missy traced the flower petals. We both put product on the back of the pieces (Crafted Applique technique).



She is going into first grade, as she will be happy to tell anyone who asks.




She loved arranging the blocks on the design wall. We couldn't get it finished while she was here. I finished the blocks and got the flimsy pieced.




I am now ready to get this loaded onto Lucey.  Such fun.

Now, here is the next thing. She wants a matching quilt for her American Girl doll. Oy. I don't want to make teeny tiny blocks. Any ideas? Anyone? Anyone?

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Monday, August 8, 2016

Sherbet and Creams

Here is my Sherbet and Creams flimsy. I added a small border before the outer border.


I have taken several liberties with this one. First, I reduced the size of the center circles and the corner stones. Then I added an inner border. Just because. I liked it better.

This has been added to my pile of flimsies.

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Thursday, July 21, 2016

Crossroads Quilt Along

I completed the 18 connecting blocks for the Crossroads Quilt Along. Phew. I seemed to take forever. I cut the pieces on Saturday. It took most of Sunday to sew the components and complete the blocks.

72 4-patches ready to go.

18 Connecting Blocks

Close up of one block. Intentionally scrappy.
Very cute.

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Zipper Pouch

I made a zipper pouch from the Sherri McConnell video from Fat Quarter Shop, found here. So cute!


I really enjoyed using my favorite scraps to make something useful. I did not have Soft and Stable. I used Pellon Fusible Fleece. I think it turned out well, but I will shop for Soft and Stable for future use. I didn't have the special zipper she used. I found zippers at Hobby Lobby. I wasn't able to put the cute little pull tab on the zipper because my zipper didn't have the larger hole in the pull tab.






I have had such fun following Sherri's tutorials. Thanks to Sherri and FQS.

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