Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Sunday, June 19, 2011
Quakertown Quilts is holding a Weekly Summer Sampler for twelve weeks. Each week you can buy the fabric and pattern for $3. The blocks finish at 9 inches. I just finished this week's block.As you can see, this Sampler will be Christmassy! One of the print blocks isn't going in the same direction as the others. Am trying not to obsess over it, am trying not to rip it out and re-sew. . .
Saturday, June 18, 2011
We spent most of the week up at the lake-swimming, kayaking and going off my diet. (There may have been a box of Milk Duds involved.) My husband bought me some loot at the Heavenly Threads Quilt Shop in Trinity. I have really been wanting the Civil War Sewing Circle book-am really glad to have it. The two panels there have tools all over them-had to get two for my tool obsessed boyos! I was also happy to get some Scarlet Today needles. I really like those for stitching on muslin. I started on a stitchery while at the lake and lost a good needle. I'll post a pic of that when I get further along.
It's a top! My goal for my two week vacation was to get this to a top and here it is!
I am working on a new wall hanging. This one is using Steampunk Halloween. I wanted to use the yellow tossed print as a square on point and...
This was a doozy! Up to eleven!
With these blocks I've finished the pieced blocks in the center star. Tonight I'm hoping to start the Argyle blocks for the outsi...