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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

WIP Wednesday

Linking up to Monika over here....http://needleandthreadnetwork.blogspot.com/
Hello folks...hope this finds everyone in good spirits. I know the nicer weather is helping my mood....lol!
This past week has been busy here in my little corner of the world...getting ready for tourist season and gardening all at the same time. Hubby being late going back to work this year is a help to me with yard work, though.

My WIPs this time around are.....this Rail Fence pieced by the same lady that pieced last weeks Grandmothers Flower Garden is being hand quilted.
And this one on my Coronet(Lily), is my own Mail Slot quilt, which will go in the shop when finished. I loaded it this morning...then could not make up my mind on what to quilt on it...lol.  Tomorrow I will decide on something!  This measures 90x100" which are hanging below the machine. Lol
These next blocks are a LaMoyne Star which is a custom order I am working on.
There will be 20 blocks with triple sashings and a nine patch corner stone in each sashing. Did this one years ago too.
Besides these, I have made and machine quilted several baby quilts, a bed runner, and a couple of wall hangings for Canada's 150.
This is the wall hanging above.....these small items all need to be bound yet. Other than what I've shown you here; I have three customer quilts to be hand quilted, one customer quilt to machine quilt, and five of my husbands to quilt....plus s couple more of my own. Ours will be done both ways....depending on the quilt.

That is it, I think...stay safe and enjoy as much quilting as you can...




Monday, April 17, 2017

Grandmothers Flower Garden

Well...I thought it would take forever, but here it is!   I just finished hand quilting this one.
Have to say....I just love it!!


Wednesday, April 12, 2017

WIP Wednesday

Been working steady on customer quilts and starting yard work. The past couple of days have been gorgeous here...love getting outside to rake and clean things up.
I am out to the borders on this custom order...Dresden Plate...or Sunflower, depending on who calls it which.
And, I am just past the center of this Hexie quilt...hand quilting it for a lady.
Last, but not least...Merrill's fifth quilt top finished today. This is from Missouri Star Co.
Side view...
Not great view...lol. But the borders are white moss green and the deep emerald green, very pretty.
Weather is suppose to be great for a few days...so, hope to be outside more.
Have a wonderful week folks!!!!






Tuesday, April 4, 2017

WIP Wednesday

Linking up to Monika at http://needleandthreadnetwork.blogspot.com/

Hey everyone...its been a few weeks since I posted anything, so here we are.  I have finished hand quilting and bound the one I was working on last time.
This is called Take Five...very simple pattern.
And I have this customer quilt in the frames and just started the hand quilting on it.  Hexies.....
This has such pretty colours!!  I have the Dresden Plates put together for an order...have to applique them next.  And....I have to get one on Lily(my Coronet) right away!!!  I spent the afternoon with a couple of friends, who just bought Coronets and had so much fun bouncing ideas and info off each other.
I have to get Lily moving again, and get quilts done for this summer.  I was baby sitting last week...which meant, no quilting. 
Here are the Dresden plates...there is a stack of 20 there.
Sashing will be in navy...and, that's it for me this time around folks!! Have a great week.


Thursday, March 16, 2017

Love this Quilt!!!!

Well....we are babysitting the dogs this weekend, 2 little Yorkies who think they own the place...lol
They are so easy to take care of too.        On to quilts!!!!

I finished hand quilting this customer quilt last night...now to bind it.
It has hearts quilted around the borders and on the cream rectangle blocks. The quilting softens this quilt so much..love it. This is one of the 100 club quilts,here is mine..not quilted yet.
I put the next one in the frames tonight to start hand quilting. It is a "take five"...very simple quilt.
And, the babies...
Have a great weekend folks.





Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Now to Bind/WIP Wednesday

Hey folks...finished my blue 4patch on Lily, now to bind both of them. Here they are..two UFOs finally coming to an end.  Hand quilted...
And...the machine quilted one.
The back...which is actually blue...lighting means everything...lol
Having fun with my new Coronet. Plus...I want to show you thhow quilt tops that my husband has pieced in the past couple of weeks.
#1...
#2...
And #3...




Thursday, March 2, 2017

A Finish!!!

Got this one done last night...this top was made by Merrill(husband) years ago...those UFOs, lol.
I have another one of them in Lily, which is almost quilted. After these, everything is new this past couple of months. Yay!!!
back...
I still like the old patchwork quilts...now to get it bound.


Tuesday, February 28, 2017

WIP Wednesday

Hey folks...keeping in touch with fellow quilters...linking up to http://needleandthreadnetwork.blogspot.com/.  Last week I showed you this flimsy I had put together.
Loving it!! And this one I am almost finished hand quilting.
This week, I pieced this baby quilt to be hand quilted...
I also have a customer quilt identical to the blue one above, but smaller to hand quilt. And, I am piecing a second quilt for the same lady.  I will take pics another time for you.
I am very busy right now with orders....so, my talented husband has stepped up to help me. Here is one he just finished piecing, and is at another!
Well, folks...have a fantastic week, I have one on the Coronet being quilted too...lol. Sorry, almost forgot!! Super weather today...had a very nice walk after lunch.  See you next week.....


Tuesday, February 21, 2017

WIP Wednesday

Here we are another week gone by....but nicer weather!  I am staying busy with my quilting, but wanting to get out in this lovely sunshine.  Soon.....there will be lots to do outside, can't wait!

Yesterday was our sewing day get together....had a blast. We have some fun ladies to chat and laugh with.  I got some work done on my 100 club quilt, and finished the top today.  Now it goes in a pile waiting to be hand quilted.

And in the frames being hand quilted now is this older 4 patch...

I have another one of these in a different colour that I plan on loading on Lily any day now. Then I can move from room to room if bored....lol




Monday, February 13, 2017

Updates....and snow!!

SWe are in the middle of a snow blizzard...about 40 cm. of snow down and still storming. But, what a great sew day!!!!!  I mentioned the quilt I was hand quilting for a customer....
Back...
Finished it today.  I'm waiting a few days before putting another in to hand quilt. I have a few to piece right now. I did finish piecing the one I showed you the fabric for, though...
That is the fabric.....this is the quilt.
Not the best pic...not enough room in there to stand back. Tonight, I am binding this one...
Well, have a great evening...

We made it through!!!   Was quite the storm, but over all things are good.  Lots of drifting snow around driveway and yard, but practically nothing on walkways...blew through.  Looks like the tractor will handle it!!







Saturday, February 11, 2017

Moving Along

Yesterday, I took the second quilt off of the new Coronet...loving it!  This is a mid size quilt( 70x90), roughly.  I did a funky, freehand flower all over quilting pattern, which went very well. I am getting quite comfy with this machine now.

This is on the bed...spread out, but poor lighting.
This is over a chair with a peek at the back.  I am very happy with this quilt. Now, I am focusing on the customer quilt that I am hand quilting...and piecing new ones. I have one started and three new orders in. Hubby has been reacquainted to the sewing room!!!!

In a day or tow, I will show more pics of what is taking place...lol

Thursday, February 2, 2017

In The Groove...

Hey everyone!  It has been one of those days...you know, very busy, but feeling accomplishment.  Last night, I finished hand quilting the "Snow Geese" quilt, and I just love it. This one is 90x100 inches.
It is quite densely hand quilted...I love the modern look of it.  This morning, I put this customer quilt in the frames to hand quilt, and have the first border done.

This measures about 80x90 inches.  I cut all the fabric for a new quilt I am starting...picture later on, and am getting ready to pin baste one for Lily tomorrow.
It may seem like I'm rushing here, and I am...lol, because I have orders coming in, and I need to get quilts ahead for summer. So; I am on the move here!!

Please stick around...there will be much more to show before long. I just might have a giveaway before too long also!!!!  Have a wonderful weekend everyone...stay safe.




Tuesday, January 31, 2017

WIP Wednesday

Linking up to http://needleandthreadnetwork.blogspot.com/2017/01/wip-wednesday-272-tn.html

This week is much better than last week......ice storm and no power for five days.  No sewing or machine quilting!!!  But I made up for it today.....lol

I quilted my first decent size quilt on Lily today....went great!

And I am very close to finishing the hand quilting on my Snow Geese...
I also have to get in gear and get piecing more quilt tops. I am very low on quilts for this summer....which is a good thing.  So, that means sew, and quilt more and more...right???  Lol
Enjoy your week everyone...


Sunday, January 15, 2017

Bargello

He is the picture I promised...finished Bargello that was picked up today.

Onto this one now...Snow Geese

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

WIP Wednesday

Hi all....been a couple of weeks since I posted anything, sorry. I like to wait until I have a few things to show you. So...I can see the end of the Bargello quilt that I am hand quilting.
I did finish a little project over Christmas...Chilly Willy. This pic is poor lighting, but here he is.
And.....I am practicing on my new Coronet(Lily)....latest little quilt. I am starting small and working my way up!!!  Lol
And the back...
Lily is a joy to quilt with...just totally different setup than the Tiara, and moving a very light weight machine instead of a heavy quilt takes adjusting to. We are getting there!!!!