Design wall Monday 3/19/12

These blocks have been on the wall for awhile. With everything else I’ve been doing, it got put on the back burner. It’s time now to get back to it. I’m working on the sashing pieces and here’s how it’s looking.


I do like it better with the dark color added into the sashing. The blocks alone were just too blah!!

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UFO finished

I finished the binding on this quilt today, so I can mark it off my UFO list. Yea!!
That makes 3 UFO’s finished so far this year.


I made this quilt as a BOM at my LQS. I decided to do the red one since I don’t have any red quilts. After making this one I remembered why I don’t own any red quilts………….I really can’t stand the color red!!
I planned on doing some pretty custom quilting on it, but I didn’t want to waste any more time on something that I don’t like, So it got a quick panto design. I am sooo glad it’s done!

It always feels good to finish a quilt. 🙂
Even though I named this one Fugly! LOL!!


Wholecloth quilt

Here’s what I did today. If you’ve read some of my previous posts, you know that I absolutely LOVE quilting feathers.
So today I quilted feathers! 🙂


You may not think it’s all that cool, but I do…… I wasn’t sure how it was going to come out when I started quilting it. I think it took about an hour or so to quilt the whole thing. I did McTavishing behind the feathered hearts. Once again, I didn’t know how it would come out. I knew I didn’t want to rip any of the stitches out once I did them. I freehanded all of it. So I got what I got. As for the size of it…………….

Here it is……….


That’s it for now! Have a great day!


Flying geese

I’ve been working on FG units today. I do the no waste method. In case you haven’t seen it I’ll share the steps I do to end up with 4 FG units and NO waste. Using 1 large square and 4 small squares…


I use a little glue and baste the smaller squares down on the big square, then I mark my lines…..


Sew on the marked lines and cut apart, press, then lay one of the small squares on the piece, mark and sew as before….


Cut apart and press open. You will now have 4 flying geese units and no waste.


Back to my geese now……


Design wall Monday 1/16

Here’s what I have on the design wall. I worked yesterday getting the rest of the blocks pieced together. I’m putting a pieced sashing between the blocks, which I haven’t cut out yet. Hopefully I can get the pieces cut and sewn this week. I don’t care much for this so far……………….

. I’m hoping I’ll like it better after I get the sashing in there.

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