Sunday, September 18, 2011

A quilt Show, A New BOM and a little Finish!

Good Afternoon!

What a great quilty weekend. It started Friday night with going to a local guilds Quilt Show, here are some photos of some of the fabulous quilts we saw! This was one of my favorites, I LOVE 30's so much and the scallop edge was so beautiful. I hope to make one of these....someday.

This one is a Blackbird design, I love the colors, I love the blocks, I love it all. This might be a good winter project.

This one is about the size of a piece of paper (8.5 x 11 inches) I love the little hexies! And the green background I think is a good choice.

Then our group when out to a fish fry after and talked and laughed til about 10:30 ....I got home after 11! Gosh and the sidewalks weren't rolled up!!

Then I got up early - took a few hours off of work and went to the LQS for the kick off of the new BOM, I am so EXCITED!! It is Jan Patek! I have always wanted to do one of her quilts. So this is block one.

And of course today is football day,(and it is a rainy cold day..perfect football weather) so when I was watching the Bears with Dear Hubby I finished up this little candle mat - the navy is not as bright in person. It is not all that big the center is about 5 1/2 inches. But I love working with wool and started it last year, so a finish is a good thing.

Thanks for stopping by I hope you had a great weekend!
Happy Stitches

Sunday, September 11, 2011

Quilting Book Club project

How are you doing today? So far the world seems to be doing OK - I sure hope the rest of the day is the same.

Dear hubby is watching the Bears game and I am going to bind a patriotic table runner, but I thought I would catch you up on a new group I belong to on Flickr - It is called Quilting Book Club and you select projects to complete from a book you have or you can purchase a new book, a couple of ladies do reviews on some books and gets you thinking about creating again and then you select a project to complete - see the key word here is COMPLETE!! So I selected a Schnibbles pattern from Carries Book Schnibbles times two! I love this book!

The project I selected was Scratch - I love it and I am using the 2 Amelia charm packs I won a month or so ago from the Le Petite Group.

Here it is in the process - I have my 4 patches made and am still working on getting them in the rows I need.

And here are my stripe rows. This is a really fun little quilt! I hope to get it sewed up today after the game and then quilt it tomorrow and bind during the final episode of Bachelor pad.

I hope you are having a good day, and that you take a minute to reflect on what this country has been thru in the past 10 years.
Happy Stitches!

A day to Never Forget

10 years ago today, was one of the most tragic and sad days in America.

May we never forget

I think I might work on a patriotic project today.