Thursday, September 22, 2011
Earth and Sky Quilt
A pretty batik jelly roll+ contest quilt. I bought most of the strips from Connecting Threads. The batiks used in the border and the back came from local fabric shops, maybe JoAnns.
Sandwiched, quilted, a binding, washed, dried, and photographed. It's 70"x71". No pictures taken outside as it's raining.
Saturday, September 17, 2011
Whimsical Crayon Box Completed!
I started Whimsical Crayon Box last year and set the top aside until I could learn to free motion quilt. I found the quilt pattern on Bonnie Hunter's blog, Quiltville.com. Thank you Bonnie! My finished quilt is a little different, it's smaller. Still, at 83" x 70", it's a large quilt for me to attempt to quilt.
I used a variegated thread, pink/blue/purple/green/yellow, to FMQ and sew on the binding. I am very pleased with this bright, colorful, fun little quilt! Looks happy on my bed!
A big thanks to Pam, my brother's gf, for holding up the quilt for me to photograph :D
Friday, September 16, 2011
Crayon Box Sandwich is Quilted
Crayon Box is a UFO from last year. It's about 84" x 70" and ready for the binding.
I must decide between a scrappy binding or a colorful stripe fabric binding.
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Mother's Purple Quick Strippie
I finished free motion quilting, binding, washing and drying Mother's Purple Quick Strippie top for a grandchildren that likes purple.
We used Mary Johnson's Quick Strippie pattern.
This sweet little quilt was made using all purple fabrics. I don't know why my camera made the purple colors in this quilt look blue :D
Friday, September 9, 2011
Homemade Jelly Roll Quilt Finished
A jelly roll contest quilt top, a pieced back, sandwiched with Warm and Natural Batting, free motion quilted, some pretty binding, washed and dried. It's 67" x 59". A sweet little quilt :D
Thursday, September 1, 2011
Fat Quarters in This Week's Mail
FOUR delicious Citron/Gray FQs by Michael Miller arrived in a squishy envelope in the mail! Freda of imperamagna.blogspot.com, a blog that chronicles the adventures of the Impress of the Universe" had a give away in honor of her parents wedding anniversary. I was one of the winners! I plan to make a purse :D
Thank you, Freda. They will make a lovely purse.
I needed 4 more pot holders for gifts. Pictured are the fronts and backs. Two were made from scraps and two were made with some Monet cotton quilting fabric I found at JoAnn's. I have a friend that likes to paint. She chose the Monet :D
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