Thursday, May 25, 2017
Sunday, May 21, 2017
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Not linking up this morning....just an update.
I can see the end of my 100 club quilt!!!! It has been in the frames for just over two weeks, and going very well.
This is the border where I started....and here it is now. No, I didn't just turn it around...lol a few days left on this one!!!
I have this one on Lily...not much to see because of lighting in this room. I have a 4 foot led light above the machine, which glares on the camera.
This is partial blocks...using rulers on this one for the ditch. And next is the border pattern...everything is freehand and ruler work.
I'm a bit slow with this one because I have outdoor chores now, and going through summer clothes.
Plus...I am binding a few quilts that needed finished.
Lots to do folks...just to get to all of it.
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
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Here we are again people....I've been busy, but doesn't seem like I have much new to show you.
I am moving ahead with this one being hand quilted...
Slow, I did absolutely nothing over the weekend, except run the roads!
I have this order almost pieced...two more borders to add. Now it is hanging over the ironing board; so you can't see all of it.
I'll be adding a white and then a darker green border yet.
I pin basted this one for the Coronet this morning...so one day soon I'll start quilting it.
It is still raining here too...seems to go on forever! I have lots more to work on, but, one at a time, eh!
I want to get some binding done this week, I have my mail slot quilt to bind, and a few small items. Need to get them in my shop.
That's it folks...for now anyway. Have a wonderful week.....Ohhh, I forgot!! Our sewing group is working on a project together. Five of us are each making a Giant Dahlia quilt...we have our centres finished as of yesterday. Here they are...
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
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Hi folks....it is raining here again, been a wet few days, and not much sun in the near future. But, the grass is green and growing!!!! I am busy at getting quilts moving here...as you know. If you haven't seen my last post, here is an update....
On Sunday, I finished hand quilting this customer quilt...queen size
I finished machine quiiting this one for my shop on Lily(my Coronet)...
I bound two large quilts for a lady last night....no pics I just did the bindings for her.
I have this one for my shop in being hand quilted now...
I love this quilt...can't wait to see it quilted!!!! And I am working on sashings for an order...
The sashings will bring these star blocks together. I am going to pin baste a customer quilt this week to load on Lily again. Having lots of fun with this new machine, and learning lots!
I have lots more quilts piled and waiting to be quilted one way or another. Before we know it, gardening will be cutting into my quilting time!!!!! Lol
Have a wonderful week...
Sunday, April 30, 2017
Oh the feeling of a finish....this one came off the Coronet today. It was a delight to quilt this one, called Mail Slot. I am trying not to spend too much extra time when possible...so, meandering, loops and a little ruler work on the squares.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
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Hello folks...hope this finds everyone in good spirits. I know the nicer weather is helping my mood....lol!
This past week has been busy here in my little corner of the world...getting ready for tourist season and gardening all at the same time. Hubby being late going back to work this year is a help to me with yard work, though.
My WIPs this time around are.....this Rail Fence pieced by the same lady that pieced last weeks Grandmothers Flower Garden is being hand quilted.
And this one on my Coronet(Lily), is my own Mail Slot quilt, which will go in the shop when finished. I loaded it this morning...then could not make up my mind on what to quilt on it...lol. Tomorrow I will decide on something! This measures 90x100" which are hanging below the machine. Lol
These next blocks are a LaMoyne Star which is a custom order I am working on.
There will be 20 blocks with triple sashings and a nine patch corner stone in each sashing. Did this one years ago too.
Besides these, I have made and machine quilted several baby quilts, a bed runner, and a couple of wall hangings for Canada's 150.
This is the wall hanging above.....these small items all need to be bound yet. Other than what I've shown you here; I have three customer quilts to be hand quilted, one customer quilt to machine quilt, and five of my husbands to quilt....plus s couple more of my own. Ours will be done both ways....depending on the quilt.
That is it, I think...stay safe and enjoy as much quilting as you can...