Friday, July 21, 2017

Charity Finish

First - on the design wall, ready for assembly of the two remaining sections.
Next -- fresh off the long arm (inside shot)

Last shot is outside -- I was almost finished with the binding last night and wanted to take the picture before the sun went down.

The Helping Hands Quilt (our guild's charity program) finished at 64" X 88 -- the center used 4 1/2" Kona solid squares and same fabric used for the border.  The scraps were 2 1/2" X 4 1/2" rectangles. The pattern was inspired by a Shop Hop Pattern from a few years ago (Mama's Quilt Shop in Independence, LA.)  We are just a couple weeks away from the 2017 Shop Hop, so I need to dig out the mad money.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Baby Thunderbirds in Progress

A smaller version of  my "Thunderbirds" Quilt (Black Cat Creations Pattern) commissioned by a newborn's Great Aunt Ginny from Michigan.  Special thanks to Cheryl at The Quilters Garden in Fenton, Michigan who assisted Ginny with the fabric choices.  The top will finish at 60 X 60" and will be large enough for the baby boy to use for many years to come -- especially since high quality batiks are being used.

Just need to sew the blocks together and load it on the long-arm!  Almost done.

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Sunday Sample

And then there were three!!!  Making the blocks in between several other projects -- I'm sooooo not in a hurry.  My hope is Bonnie will continue to design for the Quiltmaker's 100 Block series until there is enough for a nice size quilt.  

The newest block, top left, is called "Midnight Flight" and was published in Volume 4 of the Quiltaker's 100 Block collector's edition.  (Note:  I am not going in order of publication).

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Sunday Sampler

It's time for another block for my Sunday Sampler quilt -- made from Bonnie Hunter's (Quiltville) scrappy blocks published by Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks.  Winston Ways (on top) was published in Volume 3 of the Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks and is seen all over Pinterest made into awesome quilts.  When several of the WW blocks are made, they nest very nicely together and form secondary blocks.

 Winston Ways (top) and Talkin' Turkey (bottom)

Friday, June 23, 2017

Baby Patch and Pinwheel

The Patch and Pinwheel Baby Quilt has now been delivered and being used by a brand new baby girl.  The 60' x 76" quilt is a pattern by Bonnie Hunter, using blue/green fabrics.  I used larger blocks,  finishing at 8"; and added a 2" border.

Whoop Whoop!  Linking up with Sarah at Confessions of a Fabric Addict.

Sunday, June 18, 2017

New Sampler

I am a big fan of Bonnie Hunter (Quiltville), and have collected all of her books and the Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks.  Bonnie has designed a block for all but the first publication --- so far she has 14! 

Recently, Bonnie published a picture of someone making all of Bonnie's Blocks as a sampler. Well......I love that, I am starting a new long-term sampler project.  

My first finish...."Talkin' Turkey", from Quiltmaker's Volume 5.  Not sure why I started with this one, possibly because red is my favorite color!  The pattern for a quilt is also found in her Book "String Fling".

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Scrappy Finish

All finished and delivered to our guild's Helping Hands Program. Finished 60 X 76", perfect for a young girl.

Whoop!  Linking up with Sarah at Confessions of a Fabric Addict.