Last Kid’s Quilt 4th Quarter Finish A Long


This project was originally posted in my 4th Quarter Finish A Long Projects.

Someone had left a lovely cross stitch with bears on it on the “free table” at Guild.  I picked it up thinking it should be useable for a quilt for The Children’s Center.  Then my Queen Bee was given some fabric and some of it had bears.  So I made several blocks and bordered everything with bears.


Not the prettiest quilt but once again, some child will love it.

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First 4th Quarter Finish A Long Project


This project is listed on my post for the 4th quarter Finish A Long here.  I had bought some “boy” panels when my grandsons were little.  I never got around to making them up for them and since they are 10, 9, and 7 now, I don’t need them anymore.  So I added a border, quilted it and off it went to The Children’s Center in Southern Pines which is a day care for developmentally delayed children.


Nothing special but I’m glad it is now a quilt and some little boy will be delighted with it.

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Customer Quilts

Here’s the last batch of customer quilts.

Tumbler quilts must be in vogue right now.

First Patsy’s with Bubbles pantograph. Great idea for an “I spy” quilt.


Vickie’s large tumbler with Bubbles pantograph.

There’s even tumblers on the back.

Carolyn’s Blue and Yellow with Shell Shock pantograph.

Sharon’s sweet comfort quilt with sea horses. Bubbles pantograph.

Barb’s baby quilt with Bubble pantograph. The cuteness factor is off the charts with this one.

Can you tell I like the Bubbles pantograph on kid’s quilts? I should find another one I like as well.

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4th Quarter Finish A Long Projects

My list for this quarter is long but you can’t touch the tree top if you don’t reach for the stars. I’m not crazy enough to think I can get all this done but some of them are simple comfort quilts for charity and for some reason, putting projects on the list helps me get more done than when I don’t list my goals. The Wm Morris quilt was on a previous list but I think it needs more “mulling over” so I can figure out what I want to do.

Redwork pillow-make pillow

Cultivate an Attitude of Gratitude-quilt and bind

Cat pillow-quilt? And make pillow

Anna’s quilt-the whole thing

Comfort quilt Bears-quilt and bind

Dinosaur Comfort quilt-quilt and bind

Cars Comfort quilt-quilt and bind

Construction Comfort quilt-quilt and bind

Several Christmas Runners and Placemats-some need sewing together-all quilt and bind

Labyrinth quilt-finish quilt top-quilt and bind

Dog Collage-make

Happy Villages-finish top-quilt and bind

Baby quilt-finish blocks-quilt and bind

Christmas Wreath-add borders-quilt and bind

I forgot an important one.

Hallack family heart quilt-finish sewing top together-quilt and bind

Oops some pics are upside down.

Christmas, Thanksgiving, Customers, and all the projects I want to finish. It’s going to be a busy quarter!

Beau loves my tuffet. Must be a great place for a nap.

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Tuffet In A Day

I took Tuffet In A Day at my local quilt shop, Linderella’s Quilt Shop.  This is the brain child of Sharyn Cole who has a pattern, classes, and website to order supplies.  You have got to check it out. Be sure to visit the gallery.  The possibilities are endless.

Since I have done some upholstery, I wasn’t sure that I needed the class but I am so glad I took it.  She has so many tricks and tips that she has learned over the years.  My tuffet just wouldn’t have been so nice looking without them.  And her foam and base are the best.

Since this was tuffet in a day, all I did at home was to sew 30 strips together on the long side and then sew it into a tube.  I also fused the interfacing that comes in the pattern to muslin and cut out the 8 sections.

Class lasted 5 hours with time out for lunch. I came home with my tuffet complete. As soon as I bent down to take a picture, look who jumped up.


Since I use a jelly roll, I didn’t have any fabric big enough for the button.  I tried creating something out of the strips, but it didn’t look good.  So at the quilt shop, they gave me plain black fabric and some fusible.  I fused the back of one of the strips and cut out the flowers and then fused them to the black fabric.  Turned out good!


I used the Pauline 7″ legs which I actually thought was going to be too low for my legs when sitting in my chair.  But turns out that it is perfect.


I couldn’t be happier.

Check out the class that Sharyn teaches at if you aren’t near Linderella’s.  Just click this link to go directly to her tuffet class.  It would be well worth the price and you can view your class anytime you want and over and over.

I think another tuffet is in my future!

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