Sunday, December 4, 2016
Thursday, November 17, 2016
Yes!!!.....lol it is finished, and didn't take nearly as long as I expected it would. This quilt measures
112"x123"and I don't know how many little hexies!!! But, it was easy to hand quilt...finished it yesterday just before supper. I spent the evening binding it, since I was alone last night...hubby is out of town for a couple of nights.
The back is neat..looks like chicken wire...lol. Today I got the last one needed to be done for Christmas in the frames. This Log Cabin was pieced quite some time ago, and saved as this gift.
I got a couple of blocks quilted, then a couple of friends stopped in for a tea with me. Wasn't that nice...since I was alone?
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Here we are in November already!!!! Linking up to Monika http://needleandthreadnetwork.blogspot.com/. This week, I am working like crazy to get quilts out.
I did finish machine quilting the three jelly roll quilts for a customer...two or three more coming any day.
Here they are....
I have this customer quilt in the frames being hand quilted now....about 1/3 finished. I added borders to this Grandmothers Flower Garden, which is hand pieced.
I had a log cabin dropped off yesterday to be hand quilted....that makes three besides this flower garden here now. But I love it!!!!!
Things are pretty well finished up outside for fall anyway.....so, quilting it is!!!!! Ok.....I do have to clean house once in awhile, I guess.......
And I am working on my blocks for this months 100 club quilt with our fabric shop. Here is the quilt I am piecing, but mine will be queen size.
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Hey folks...well, my giveaway was a hit...had two lucky winners!!!!! Now my works in progress...
Today, I have a bad cold...but still plugging away. I just finished hand quilting this large bedsize quilt for a customer...
I've done a few in these colours for her...she loves the brights!!!!! Next to go in the frames to be hand quilted is this one...another border was added since this picture.
This measures 110x125 inches. The grandmothers flower garden was hand pieced by the lady's grand mother...I added the borders to make it bigger for her.
I finished putting this cat quilt together a few days ago for a customer...
She had most of it pieced, but got overwhelmed, and sent it to me to finish and hand quilt..it will be quilted after the flower garden. The lady who picked this finished one up a week ago ...Linking up to Monika athttp://needleandthreadnetwork.blogspot.com/
Brought a Bargello today for me to hand quilt. I haven't taken a picture of it yet, but soon I'll post one for you.
I also have the third jelly roll quilt ready to machine quilt....here are the first two.
Monday, October 31, 2016
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
HI folks...I would have posted this as a WIP with Monika, but since there is a giveaway...decided not to.
This week I am really crazy busy with quilts and things. I am also working hard at hauling and piling hard wood for the next few winters. So, on with this post, eh!!!!!!!
I am planning to put this customer quilt in the frames today...to be hand quilted. This lady has had me quilt 3or4 quilts in these colours in the last couple of years. Guess she loves them...lol
It is roughly 92x100 inches. And this next one is from a new customer...making it larger for starters.
Her grandmother hand pieced the grandmothers flower garden, but Its too small. I am adding borders to fit a king size bed then will hand quilt it.
One more outside border to add...darker print from same line. And I have this one ready to machine quilt...jelly roll quilt.
This lady has 5 or 6 for me....this next one is finished. She will bind them.
Now, for the fun!!!! I have two giveaways for you today...sponsored by a couple of fantastic quilt shops that we all love.
In alphabetical order.....
Pam is generously sponsoring with a $30.00 gift certificate for one lucky winner.
JUdy is giving one lucky winner a $25.00 gift certificate. How much more could we ask for???
Don't you love our sponsors people!!!!!! I know I appreciate them very much... thanks to both shops.
Now...to enter, you have to follow my blog, so in the comments, tell me how you follow, please.
Monday, October 31st, I will draw the 2 winners in respective order. Then send your email to our sponsors. So....make sure I am able to reach you, please!!!!!!!
Thank you all for following, and to Carols and Pam for sponsoring...love you girls!!!!!!
Sunday, October 16, 2016
It is Sunday evening, and quite windy here in Shepody...but has been a very nice weekend.
I have a couple of finishes for you tonight...first is the wedding memory quilt. This is not easy for you to really see, I don't take great pics. It is made from the girls wedding gown, and her bouquet.
This piece measures 30"x36" and she plans on framing it in a shadow box.
I always feel so thrilled when they see their quilts for the first time. Now the second finish is a quilt that I hand quilted for a customer...Lovers Knot.
Tomorrow brings a new day, and probably a new quilt to hand quilt will be started. I have three waiting to hand quilt, and two right now, to machine quilt...three on the way.
I am working on your giveaway too....soon!
Have a great week my friends.