How Do You Do That?

I was roaming through quilty pins this morning and came across this quilt.

Boston Commons by Patricia Byron. It’s of interest to me because I’m sewing 2″ squares as my leaders and enders and this would be one idea of what to make with them. But how did she bind or face the edge? If you know, please tell me in the comments.

This pin came from a blog called Janice Elaine Sews. I love her tag line.

“The only place where housework comes before needlework in in the dictionary.”

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Wonderful Customer Quilts

Enjoy the great quilts made by my customers and quilted by me.

First is Marlene’s very large appliqued double wedding ring. What a great idea and the only way I would make a double wedding ring. Isn’t it beautiful?!! Lush leaves pantograph.

Next is Alisa’s hot pink and navy auction quilt. Stunning. Frisky fears pantograph.

Cozy and snuggly is Ann’s inviting scrap quilt. The is another very large one and the second one of these she has made. What a busy lady. Ocean Froth pantograph.

Speaking of snuggly, nothing is more snuggly than a baby quilt backed with Minkee. Isn’t this adorable? Love the colors too. Bayside pantograph which is a fairly open Panto which works well with Minkee.

Have a great day sewing and thanks for stopping by.


Finish-A-Long 2nd Quarter

  Check out the other quilters lists for the Finish A Long at Clover and Violet. It’s time to set the next quarter goals and get more UFO’s finished. I really want to finish what was on my list last time, so I’m repeating the unfinished ones.

William Morris quilt. All I did was think about this one, rearrange the blocks and buy some fabric that might go with it.

Attitude of Gratitude quilt. Needs quilting and binding.

Purple and green Habitat quilt. I managed to get this one quilted the first of this month but still have binding to finish.

Snowman Pillow. Hopefully.

I’m leaving off Anna’s quilt because it is so far down the list.

It’s going to be a busy quarter. I have 2 quilt trips and my son’s wedding. Also I signed up for a workshop and am making a king size quilt. Guess I just can’t help myself.

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Lovely Customer Quilts

I have several beauties to share today.

First is Lynette’s sailboats with Bayside pantograph.

Here’s Val’s with Feelin Groovy and Greenette thread.

Next is Donna’s blue and white orange peel. It has Whirlygig Panto and white thread. I’ve got to make a blue and white quilt. Love it.

Jan is teaching a granddaughter to quilt. Great to pass on this skill. Here’s her jelly roll 1600 with Star Swirl pantograph and rust thread.

They are all so different but all so wonderful.

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Second UFO Finish

I am pleased another UFO on my list is finished. Here’s a link to My UFO List. This is a wholecloth quilt, @40×40, for my newest grandchild, Juliet. Much of the quilting was an experiment, either in design or thread choice. Some ideas worked and others…well not so much.  But I know her parents and someday, Juliet, will treasure it.

Juliet’s name is quilted with feathers intertwining the letters.

The quilt would have been reversible if it didn’t have letters.

Here’s a picture of my sweetie, Juliet, along with my son, Brian, and wife, Rhonda dressed and ready to go see Star Wars.


This quilt was on my UFO List for the image More information on the Finish A Long is available at A Quilters Table.

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Valentine’s Day In My House

My sweet husband bought me lovely red roses to express his love. I treasure such moments.

Knowing that cards aren’t his thing but sweets are, I decided this afternoon to bake him a cake and tell him that way that I love him.

My roses are sitting on my heart table runner I made some time ago.

To my friends who don’t have their beloved today, my thoughts and prayers are with you.

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