Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Sister Memory Quilt

Hello Everyone,

Wow, can you believe this weather...  It hasn't been much of a Spring outside of the rain.  It's been damp and a little on the cool side.  Well, I think we are finally going to get some nice weather this week. :-)

I want to share another quilt project I am starting...  A very special one. This is going to be a memory quilt.  I am making this one for my niece Tina - In loving memory of my Sister Donna.  Boy do I miss her!  She was my biggest fan when it came to making these quilts. Donna loved birds, humming birds were her favorite. So, when I found this quilt panel, I thought it was perfect!  Not exactly sure how I am going to lay this out yet.  But I do have the fabric :-) 

I am going to use the blue, gray and yellow which pulls the colors out of the panel and then add a little bit of orange to bring it all together, may in a boarder.

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Lancaster PA Quilt Show 2018

Hello Everyone,

Wow, I can’t believe it’s been a year already since our last quilt trip to Lancaster PA…  The weather was not cooperating and we got some snow, which put us back a day but that wasn’t going to stop us from going and having a great time!  We still managed to get in all our quilt shops and then some- thanks to our host Mary Kay – she's a great organizer and planner.  We all had a great time. If you have never been to the Amish Country, well it's beautiful and a must see!  OMG -the food is delicious!  Everything is homemade. It really is breathtaking and relaxing too. It was three fun filled days with the quilt club girls!

Here are a few pictures I took of the beautiful quilts that were on display.
This is a nine patch of Lancaster 
Absolutely beautiful!
The two above are scenery quilts
I just love these two above
the detail in the quilting is amazing
Here I am at the convention center
where the quilts are all hanging -
had to get a picture... :-)

Monday, February 26, 2018

Soft Flannel Quilts

Hello friends

I have been working on a couple of quilts... One is a family quilt with pictures and the other one is a take 5 girly quilt.  They both have the soft flannel fabric, which I love!

Here are some pictures... This is the family quilt below - 

Here is the Take 5 Girly Quilt... Just love the fabric!

Now it's on the longarm ready to be quilted.
Not sure what quilt pattern to use.
I'm thinking either flowers or feathers...

Saturday, January 6, 2018

Organizing My Sewing Room

Hello friends

I have been organizing my sewing room.  I think organizing is my favorite thing to do. Don't get me wrong. I do love sewing and quilting, but having everything right where I need it to be, is awesome. I find myself more productive when I am organized.

As promised, here are the pictures of my new table with the shelves underneath... I still need to get a few more bins...

I also cut fabric for the take 5 quilt-- 
I will be starting this one after I finish the memory quilt I'm working on.
                              Love the fabric and colors of this one :-)