Thursday, May 31, 2012

Schnibbles "Doc"

Yeah, it is 3:55 pm Pacific Time, May 31, 2012 and I finally finished my May Schnibbles.  I used Moda's "Blueberry Crumb".  Why do I wait until the last minute to start?  Yesterday when I started, I thought about making the quilt bigger as I had more than enough fabric.  BUT, I ran out of time.  I will use my scraps for something else!

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Busy Scrappy Day

Shhh, don't tell anyone, but I am off today.  The dogs got me up about 5:30 am and I hit the sewing machine about 7.  My intention was to cut and make my "Doc" quilt, but for some reason that really doesn't interest me. Last year when I was making my "Stars" quilt, I bought lots of red, white and blue fabric.  This morning I dug through some of my scraps and made a small table runner.

I also found three charm packs of "Clermont Farms" and "Bar Harbor" and decided to make a "Twister" quilt.  Here is the charm quilt.

And, here is the "Twister":

I can cross this off of my list for 2012.   I tried making a selvage something today.  And, was successful in making a coaster.  LOL

Now, these two quilts go downstairs and to my stack on the quilter.  I am off to put supper in the oven--Chicken Enchilada's, take a shower and watch the Mariners play.

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Something New

Here is one of three quilts that I started this weekend.  I need some more fabric for one and I only have a few blocks cut for the third.  This one is a little outside of the box for me.  I am thinking of adding one more row and a border.  I did add a bit of sashing to one side of each block to break up the "wild" colors.  I haven't quite decided but I have plenty of time because of the stack of quilts sitting on my quilter! I used a combination of Kate Spain's "Good Fortune" and "Terrain".

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Pocket Patchwork

I finished the binding on my "Pocket Patchwork" mini, designed by Pam Buda.  I love the fabric and the mini.  I may have to make another!

Sunday, May 20, 2012

Jelly Roll Quilt

Here is one more quilt that I can check off of my to do list, a Jelly Roll Quilt.  I used Moda's "Its a Hoot".  I think that the trick to jelly roll quilts is to use bright fabrics!

Backing and Quilting Motif

I have to show you this pillowcase.  It is made with the cutest fabric ever--"Cutest Critters" by Avlyn Design Studio.

I am off to the basement to start quilting Durinda's quilt!

Saturday, May 19, 2012


I have wanted to get this quilt quilted for some time and last night I finally got it done.  When I got up this morning, I sewed the binding on and threw it into the wash.  The pattern is "Under the Sea" by Pat Sloan.

Scrappy Flannel

I have been trying to catch up with several small projects for the past couple of weeks.  I finally finished the binding for this scrappy flannel quilt.

It is beautiful outside so I hung it on the fence to take the picture.

My cousin sent me a baby quilt to redo.  Her mother in law (my auntie Maxine) made it when her son was born.  It was tied and Vonda asked me to quilt it.  I am sorry to all, but I had to remove the zig zag stripe on the binding.  But, here is the quilt.  If any of you have any fabric like this hidden away, please let me know!

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Wonderful Surprise

I was traveling through blog land and saw that Heidi posted the winner from the April FNSI.  To be eligible, you had to make some kids pillowcases and send them to them to Arrows Cabinets in Arizona for the Conkerr Cancer Challenge.  There were ~174 pillowcases sent and,  THEY DREW MY NAME!!!!  Here is what I won:
Thank you Arrows Cabinets!

Sunday, May 6, 2012

4 Patch Doll Quilt

I cut way too many squares for my Civil War Stars Doll Quilt than I needed.  I sewed them all up into 4 patches and then added some other squares, two borders and "Ta Da".

I also found some really cute red, white, and blue fabric Friday at the craft store.  Here is what I made today!  Yep, more pillowcases!

Friday, May 4, 2012

Civil War Stars Doll Quilt

I have skipped Kathleen Tracy's monthly mini quilt challenge for a couple of months.  This morning work called at 4:50 am and wanted me to come in.  I said "NO" and tried to go back to sleep.  However, the dogs decided that I needed to get up!  As a result, I had all of my chores done by 7 am.  I sat down, cut all my 1 1/2" squares and completed my doll quilt before supper.

My plan for the rest of the week end is to play golf, go downstairs and quilt, and go to my darling sister-in-law's for supper on Sunday.

Catch you later!

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Wonky Stars

I am all caught up with my Wonky blocks.  They are not due until July 1st.  But, here they are:

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Summer Days Quilted

Kim wanted to see my "Summer Days" quilted.  I have a yellow print backing, so I can't turn it over for a better look!