Friday, February 28, 2014

At our annual quilting retreat

 Just a short post today because Jenn and I are at Hearts to Holly Quilt Shop annual quilt retreat. Jenn is working on her Christmas quilt and is determined to finish the top by Sunday.
 I'm quilting my "shirtings" quilt. With any luck it'll be done tomorrow.
This morning at Chattertime one of the quilters brought in her completed star quilt... I just loved the fun, bright colors.


Friday, February 14, 2014

Working on Farmer's Wife Blocks

Worked on some Farmer's Wife blocks the other day and really liked how this one turned out. I used a solid as the background. We are doing Penny Haren's method through Hearts to Holly Quilt shop. She has lots of shortcuts in her way of making these. This one was all foundation paper pieced. Took a while but comes out very accurate.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Christmas block swap quilt finished

This is one of my recent finishes. Finally got my Xmas quilt top off the UFO list. This is three years of swaps with ladies I met online. We swapped the stocking blocks one year, then swapped ornaments  another year and the first year I won a block drawing of Christmas blocks. It'll be a nice memory quilt.

American Jane beauty

My American Jane quilt is coming along nicely but not without many HICCUPS. I added a small border on the New York Beauty center... A bla...