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Monday, October 14, 2019

Happy Thanksgiving!






Happy Thanksgiving! I am so grateful for the 3 F's. 

FAMILY

FRIENDS

AND

FABRIC! 

 

I am so grateful to have wonderful family and friends, who support me in so many ways including my love of fabric and quilting. 

Friday, October 11, 2019

Flora and Fauna




I finished the baby quilt for my friend last week. I decided to call it Flora and Fauna. It was a quilt kit that I got on sale. I had originally bought it thinking my daughter might like to make it but then decided that it would be perfect for my friend. It was quick and easy to do. I have quite a few left over half square triangles and hope to make something with them. Baby quilts are my favourite quilts to make.

Linking to Can I Get A Whoop, Whoop.

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Slow Stitching Sunday




I am working on binding a sweet baby quilt. It has been a while since I got to make a baby quilt and it is great to do it again. It was a cute kit that was on sale last summer from my LQS. I had thought about making it into a larger size quilt but when I found out a friend was having a baby girl I remembered it and quickly made it in the summertime.

Linking to Slow Stitching Sunday.

Friday, September 27, 2019

Kaleidoscope Quilt


My Kaleidoscope quilt was finished last Fall but I only put on the label today.  Even though I called this "the little quilt that could" it was hard to let go and say it was all done. I had a ruler that I used to cut the wedges and a different pattern I used for the placing of darks and light fabrics. After I had sized my blocks I realized that the ruler and pattern had different dimensions and the blocks would have mismatched points. I ended up redesigning it in EQ6 with the sashing and litle blocks. I also worked on the border as the fabric was bought when the quilt was to be much smaller. This all started from a few fat quarters that my son gave me one Mother's Day. It has become one of my favourite quilts and I keep it on my bed. It reminds me what can be created with hard work and determination.




I like it much better than what it would have originally looked like. It was a true labour of love.

Linking to Can I Get A Whoop, Whoop.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Friday Night Sew In - Stolen Kisses




I spent my Friday Night Sew In finishing up my half square triangles for the Aqua section of my Stolen Kisses quilt. I am finding this quilt a bit slower to do as to make sure I have the pattern correctly I have been sewing each of the colourways before I go on the next one. After this section is done I will have two more to do.

Friday, September 20, 2019

Get A Clue


I have been working on my Nancy Drew quilt for a while now. I attempted earlier this year to lay it out on my floor as I was sewing it. I should have had a "clue" that this was not a good idea as I have three cats. This is the result.






I then put it on my design wall and it worked much better.

 


 I now have all the squares sewn together and I am trying to decide what I would like to use as the border.




Linking to Can I Get A Whoop, Whoop.

Monday, September 16, 2019

Microwave Plate Cozy




My mother asked me to make her a microwave plate cozy. I thought that I would try to enlarge a bowl pattern but then I found a great tutorial by SewWhatYvette. I bought fabric that I knew she would like and made it. The tutorial was very easy to follow. I gave it to her on Mother's Day. She was very happy to receive it. I thought it would be great for me to have as well but of course I have yet to make one for myself