Monday, September 7, 2020

Hello Quilting Friends,

I want to share a few quilts and some Christmas gifts below...

This is a wedding quilt along with a photo album I made for and old friend of mine.

Below are a few little boy quilts.
One is for my  great nephew and the other two are for 
my little Giovanni...
Little monsters for Gio...
As promised, here is my log cabin quilt..

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Working from Home

Hello Everyone,

I know I haven’t posted since April…  It’s kind of funny when you’re working from home, you seem to work more than when you’re working in the office.  I really haven’t been doing much quilting. I've been working outside in the yard, weeding & mulching.  My husband made a pond with a waterfall, which is beautiful…  Here are some pictures.

OK, back to quilting...  I am still working on my log cabin quilt, and now I have a wedding quilt to start…  Which I think is good...  I need a deadline to get me motivated again.

I still need to add two more borders on this then the top will be done.

Below is the material I think I am going to using on the wedding quilt...

I will share when done!

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Another week of Isolation

Hello Everyone,

Please stay healthy!  Stay in, be safe!
Who would have ever imagined we would be in a pandemic, crazy times for sure... I am blessed I have my hobby to keep me busy, it's my therapy...

I made some masks for family and friends to wear when going out to the store or in public...
I am making a couple of i-spy quilts for the grand kids...
Here is one, that's all done below...
The colors are nice and bright.
The back is little monsters -
I haven't made any clothes since high school...
But when I saw this little jumper dress pattern... I knew I had to make it.
This is the pattern cut out
 Here is the dress all done - So cute
I am going to make a couple more.
I am also working on a Log Cabin Quilt
Here is the fabric all cut out...
Here is the block all sewn together

Saturday, March 28, 2020

Hello Everyone,

I hope you are all safe & well... This is my 2nd week of staying at home routine. I am grateful to have my sewing to keep me busy, it's a good distraction from what's going on in the world.  I do miss seeing my extended family and friends. I pray that this will all end soon and we can get back to some kind of normalness.

Here is an update on a couple of quilts I have been working on...
The orange and teal quilt is all quilted. I am sewing the binding on the back, and I hand bind all my quilts.  - Here it is...
This is the back - love the colors, matches the front perfectly

Below is an update on the forest friends - I have it on the long arm ready to be quilted.  I will finish this one this weekend :-)
I am not sure what quilt pattern I will use on this one yet...  But I can't wait to get started...  

I don't know if you remember, but back in 2015 I created a memory sweater pillow for a dear friend of mine.  I added pictures and a label.  I am updating this for her now that I have a better embroidery machine..
Here is the new label below...  I need to cut some threads and finish it off
then I will sew it to the sweater pillow below... 

Stay healthy & safe!

Friday, February 14, 2020

Valentine's Day

Happy Valentine's Day to all my quilter friends!

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Hello Everyone,

I know, I have been neglecting my blog... I just haven't had the time to post any updates.  although, I have been a little busy...

Here are a few things I have done.. Bib towels, embroidered a couple of jean jackets and working on a few quilts...
This is Zig the Flying Ace ...
Can't wait to make this for my little guy 
Below I am making a forest friends quillow
What is a quillow - it's a quilt that folds into a pillow.
I will show pictures when done.
And here I am making a Jelly Roll quilt
I love the orange and teal in this
it really makes the quilt pop.
I will post an update on all these when
they are completed.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Hello Friends,

Well I finally finished the wedding quilt I was working on...  it felt like I was working on it forever... Don't know why, but some seem to take way too long.

Here it is all done. :-) YAY 
 Above are pictures of bride & groom 
along with the invitation I put on the front
of the quilt - very nice keepsake!
Here is the label on the back side. 

I am very happy with the way this turned out!