Hexies and Stars

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Jill sent a few more quilts. She always makes beautiful quilts.

I always look forward to what comes in the boxes she sends.



This first one is hexies..she used mostly stonehenge fabrics…great colors and design.

I quilted continuous curves & swirls.

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I just love the finish!

This second one is also a stunner. I used a bright raspberry colored thread in the background ….and it stands out!


Curls, straight lines. loopies, continuous curves..and in the border I just followed the pattern in the design of the fabric.

IMG_0356Lighting hasn’t been to great here..getting photos has been a challenge.


IMG_0357IMG_0358Here’s the backIMG_0359-001Thanks Jill! They are on their way home already. Have a blessed week!


Fabric Fast Stats 10/19/14

Fabric Count 465 yards used

I completed a quilt top and it was scraps….so I am not going to count them….they may have been counted in another few projects recently. I just used leftovers. :)

Bolts I have purchased this year:

Black -3

White -3


Extra Wide Muslin -1


Personal finishes for 2014 (these are ones I made from start to finish):

1. Scrappy Squares (pieced & quilted)

2. Amy Scraps (quilted)

3. Scrappy 500 HST (quilted)

4. Soothing Gray quilt ( quilted)

5. Modern Monkey Baby (quilted)

6. Dresden Flowers pieced & quilted

7. The Grinch Quilt  (quilted)

8. Mod Vintage Tablecloth quilt (quilted)

9. Scrappy Swoon (quilted)

10. Scrappy Owls (quilted)

11. Scrappy Postcards (quilted)

12. Double Delight (quilted)

13. Deep Sea Bubbles (quilted)

14. Red, black, white & gray Big & Bold Pieced & Quilted

15. Scottie Dog Houses (flimsy)

16. 9 Patch Scrappy Pieced & quilted

17. Asterisk Quilt

18. Pumpkin Pie (quilted)

19. Baby quilt (whole cloth/cheater) pieced & quilted

20. Scrappy Jelly Race pieced & quilted

21. 2 Shopping Bags

22. Galleria (pieced)

23. Bubble wand quilt (quilted)

24. Charisma’s Flock of Birds (quilted)

25. Valentine Quilt pieced & quilted

26. Celtic Solstice pieced & Quilted

27. Improv Charms pieced & quilted

28. 2 Hope quilts Pieced & quilted

29. Granny squares flimsie

30. Scrappy Sassy pieced & quilted

31. Scrappy Sassy Pieced & quilted

32. White Star Quilt (flimsie)

33. Gold Ring pieced & quilted

34. 9 Patch Delight pieced & quilted

35. 9 Patch City Planner (flimsie)

36. Everlastings quilt (flimsie)

37. Everlastings Wall-hanging (flimsie)

38. Favorite things pieced & quilted

39. As for me & My house pieced & quilted

40. Christmas Flurry pieced & quilted

41. Christmas 9 patch table runner pieced & quilted

42. X’s & O’s pieced & quilted

43. Hour Glass Quilt pieced & quilted

44. Sister’s Choice Table Runner pieced & quilted

45. Sister Choice Quilt pieced & quilted

46. Glow Happy Quilt (flimsie)

47. Winter’s Lane table runner pieced & quilted

48. Beth’s Graduation quilt (pieced & quilted)

49. Round Robin quilt – quilted

50. Spool pieced & quilted

51. Spool Pieced & quilted

52. City Planner (flimsie)

53. Over the river pieced & quilted

54. 30′s Round Robin (quilted)

55. Felted Women Pieced & quilted

56. Asterisk Quilt pieced & quilted

57. Gilmore Chickies (or Birdie Stitches)  Pieced & quilted

58. Love Quilt -Flimsie

59. Blush Tumbler (quilted)

60. Swirly Bouquet (quilted)

61. Embroidered Beach Babies pieced & quilted

62. Christmas Rose Pieced

63.  Metallic Burgoyne Surrounded quilted


64. Scrappy Peaks & Valleys Pieced



Scrappy Trade Quilts Finished:

1. Harmony’s Soothing water quilt (Quilted)

2. Plaid Bouquet (quilted) Made by Annette

3. Snowman Advent Calendar (quilted) made by Karin

4. Snowman Welcome sign (quilted) Made by Karin

5. Squared Origins (quilted) Made by Harmony

6. That Thirties Thing (quilted)  Pieced By Annette ( will post this later today) Some pics are posted on Fb.

7. Wing It! Rectangled (quilted) pieced by Annette

8. Scrappy Origins (quilted) pieced by Harmony

9. Peaches & Cream (quilted) Pieced by Annette

10. A Tisket A Tasket (quilted) pieced by Nelle

11. Snowman Country (quilted) Pieced by Nelle

12. Table runner (quilted) Pieced by Harmony

13. Birdie Wall hanging (quilted) pieced by Karin

14. Birdie Welcome sign (quilted) pieced by  Karin

15. Baby Boy Tumbler Quilt (quilted) pieced by Jolinda

16. Scrappy log cabin (quilted) pieced by Jolinda

17. Crazy squares (quilted) Pieced by Jolinda

18. Meadow Lark (quilted) Pieced by Teresa

19. Green Stripes (quilted) Pieced by Annette

20. Roll Roll Cotton Boll (quilted) Pieced by Tisha

21. Birdie Round Robin (quilted)

22. Sunshine & Roses (quilted) Pieced by Jolinda

23. Marmalade Flower Girl (quilted) Pieced by Donna

24. Stacked Coins made by Annette (quilted)

25. Impromptu pieced by Donna (quilted)

26. Halloween Quilt pieced by Florence (quilted)

27. Christmas Presents pieced by Donna (quilted)

91 Projects! YAHOO! 9 more to go!

Fire & Ice

I wasn’t sure what to call this piece. I have quilted a few variations of this. It’s a great pattern because it showcases fabric so well…and Deb did a great job with this…the fabric choice was very modern…the setting is modern. It’s going to be a wall hanging…so I used two layers of batting.



I used my ruler to just do straight lines in the sashings…..Didn’t want to take away from anything…just wanted to frame in each “picture”

IN the center piece I did some pebbles and waves. created movement and texture.



I gave each element it’s own design to bring some texture and interest for the wall. I love the finish. Clean simple and eye catching. IMG_0341 IMG_0342

Here’s the back:

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Falling Leaves for Deb

Deb has been working on many fall themed projects…I can’t say I blame her…I love fall! I love everything about fall…the rich colors, the smells, the cooler crisp clean air…..cinnamon, apples, pumpkins….In fact my family is going to the Apple festival…there is apple dumpling..YUMMY! punkin donuts….music, corn maze…kettle corn. Yes…all of that working out I have been doing is just going to go down the drain in one day..I am pretty sure. But it will be worth it!


This is one of those OBW quilts…I think that is the term right? I love them..they take a fabric and completely change everything about it. Always interesting to look at. This one is a beautiful fall themed pattern. I quilted all over leaves and framed it in with a leaf border. IMG_0366The back shows the quilting a bit.


She also made a few table runners….Can we talk Turkey for a minute?

IMG_0347How cute is this guy? ADORBS!

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Everything was great Deb!

Thanks so much! Always a pleasure working with you!



2 Block- Batik



Elvida is a local quilter. She brought me this beauty. Batiks are always beautiful and I combined a few different designs for the blocks.



In one of the blocks there are 4 small ferns that meet up.

In the next block there is a continuous curve flower that fills the space. I framed it in with a feather and the side setting triangles got wavy lines that follow the pattern of the strips.


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The pictures don’t do this quilt justice. It’s so pretty I wish the quilting showed up a  bit better…but lighting hasn’t been my friend lately. :( such is life.


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Here’s the back:


I can’t wait for Elvida to come pick up her quit…we are going to trade some Iris bulbs. I love iris…but all of mine are one color…light purple. The last time Elvida was here they put on quite a show because they were in full bloom. She has all white ones..so it’s the time of year to plant them..so we are going to trade some..so we can have a variety. yay!

I hope you all have a wonderful day!