Friday, November 25, 2011

Summer House Quilt All Done

Free motion quilted, binding machine sewed on, washed and dried.
Bright bold fabrics in a pieced back, and a bright, bold colorful binding ... blog land has had a positive influence on my quilting. I love this colorful little quilt :D

Saturday, November 19, 2011

Summer House Quilt Back Ready

Used the last large piece of red roses on blue background, Summer House fabric, and surrounded it with some Hoopla. I have a few scraps of Summer House left, maybe enough for a small orphan square.
See how those cute Hoopla wavy blue and lime green lines play with the eyes :D

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Summer House Quilt Top Ready For a Back and Batting

The top is about 60"x72". Used a jelly roll, a charm pack and a little over half a yard of fabric. Working on a back and binding. Definitely a busy, happy quilt for a girl.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

I Won A Table Topper!

It came in the mail today! The picture doesn't do it justice. It's beautifully quilted! Pretty fall colors. I see this as a wall hanging in my home. Sandy also sent some candy, a Christmas towel and Christmas socks. I was starved when I opened the box and wolfed down some candy before I remembered I wanted to take a picture for my blog. See the wrapper in the picture. YUM.
Thank you, Sandy!!!
Please visit Sandy's blog and see pictures of all her lovely quilts :D

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Hoopla Quilt All Finished

The back was pieced using some left over pieces of Hoopla. Then I quilted it free motion style before adding a green binding. It's about 60"x70". Then into the washing machine and dryer to give it a soft crinkled look. Hopefully I'll have a grandchild that will like it :D
Thank you for holding Hoopla Quilt for photographs, Mother.

Saturday, November 12, 2011

Linus Project Sew In

Today Tonya's son chose fun fabrics for this quilt and another. We had decided to make a couple quilts for little boys. This is a picture of a strip quilt with trucks, planes, and fire trucks. We almost finished a second quilt. I just need to sew on the binding. It's zoo animals, dinosaurs, apples, pears and strips. We had a good time!!!

Friday, November 11, 2011

Linus Project Thomas Quilt

Finally a finish. And just in time. Tomorrow is a "Linus Project Sew In" in Wilkes. I'm so excited. It will be good to see Tonya and her family again.
Tonya gave me the Thomas the Train panel as I walked out the door after our last sew in. I used some Thomas the Train flannel I had in my stash for the backing. The whimsical binding came from my stash also. It's all washed, dried, folded and ready for tomorrow. Yah!

Friday, November 4, 2011

Quilting Hoopla

A few pictures to show I haven't stopped sewing altogether. Quilting Hoopla is slow going, but it's coming along.

When I'm unable to do free motion quilting on Hoopla, I work with Summer House pre-cuts. It's a work in progress.
I like busy colorful quilts!

A Package From California Came in the Mail Today!

Terri at had a 100 blog entry contest and I won! Her box was full of BEAUTIFUL fabrics, some paper pieced projects and some seeds :D
I am doing a happy dance. Thank you, Terri!
You must visit her blog. She posted some great pictures of her Halloween Greenhouse. I can see why kids love to go to her house Halloween Night!
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