Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Scrappy strip coverlet or quilt

I know,I know...I've really neglected my blog. A lot has been going on in my life lately so I'm just now catching up with things. 
This is a finished UFO coverlet (not really a quilt, no batting) made with 30s scraps. The binding is finished and the quilt is hanging at Hearts To Holly. These are 9" square blocks worked on white sheeting...flip and sew method, starting with the center strip. No hand sewing on this one...machine stitched binding.




These are a few of my latest  30's and vintage reproduction type fabrics. Al and I spent a few weeks in Florida which gave me a chance to visit a few different shops.


At a cute little shop in downtown St. Pete's I found this adorable octopus from moda. You can find the pattern on Moda's Bake Shop site.
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I'm thinking of making him out of these new fabrics we got in...Bartholo-meows Reef:


Well, that's all for now. I'll leave with a picture of my wonderful grandpuppy, Harry. He just got a haircut and shave so he's all set for warm weather...now if we would just get some!

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...