Thursday, May 31, 2012
Yes that is plural! I feel like I have gotten lots done this week. Here are eight identical table runners that I pieced this past week, they each have 4 leaf blocks, that is 32 paper pieced blocks total and all those strip pieced borders! Onto the 'need to be quilted' pile they go.
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
First let me say thank you to everyone who visited my blog yesterday, there was a lot of traffic!! A big thank you to all who left comments, it was so fun to read them all!!
This wall hanging is a pattern from Joined At the Hip. I modified it a bit using one fabric for the border and also put in a tiny border between the large border and the binding. It measures approx 19.5 x 35". I quilted a baptist fan style design in the border and an allover design called spinners(from Diana Phillips) in the background. Batik red poinsettia's are raw edge applique as are the leaves. A very fun wall hanging to make. The above pic makes it look crooked, it really isn't, LOL
Monday, May 21, 2012
This past week I was at MQS (Machine Quilters Showcase) in Overland Park, KS. I took a few classes, one of which was with Angela Walters that was a really fun class, I learned lots, she is a great teacher, thanks Angela! I was also lucky to be #2 in the line to get a free signed copy of her book that is coming out in June, 2012. An awesome book. So yesterday I designed this modern looking table runner, which I am calling Mod Dots(modern dots) pieced the background and appliqued the circles on using the interfacing method, it was easy peasy. Today was really fun quilting some of the designs from Angela's class/book. I used Hobbs 80/20 batting and Glide thread.
This gold circle and orange circle are my favorite designs.
Friday, May 11, 2012
Now I have to go clean a little house and get ready to babysit our Grandson, Brevon, this