Saturday, May 23, 2015

Two Music Quilt Flimsies

I have been working on the music quilts; all three must be completed by May 31. Yikes!
Here is Soli Deo Gloria 3 in its flimsy form.  It is being quilted now. I can't wait to see it. Binding this one in a few days. 
Soli Deo Gloria 2, in its flimsy form.My longarmer finished the quilting. I must tear the paper off the quilting stencil that she used (applied with spray adhesive). Then it must be bound. 

Soli Deo Gloria 1 is still being assembled. It is about half finished; fortunately it is an easy and quick pattern. I hope to have it ready for the quilter later this afternoon.

Next week I will showcase the finished quilts.
For now, I am off to the sewing machine!!!

Monday, April 6, 2015

Design Wall Monday

I finished one baby quilt top, adding a cloud border, making it 36"x39".  A little on the small side, but perfect for a newborn!

I am preparing for quilt retreat! I want to make four quilts in the 5 days of retreat. I have cut out everything so that I can make the most of the sewing time.

There are three music-themed quilts, for daughter's three music mentors:
an Elegant Star Quilt;

a Disappearing Nine-Patch Quilt;

and a Tall Triangle Quilt.
The fourth quilt is a high school graduation gift for a dear friend of my daughter. 
A Hunting-Themed Quilt
I hope to get all four tops assembled at the retreat. I will need time after that for quilting and binding in order to meet a May 30 deadline!

I'm linking up with Judy at

Monday, March 30, 2015

Design Wall Monday

New Small Projects!
At last all the Christmas Stars are finished, all 72 of them. I have put them away for now.
I found a number of small projects when I rearranged my sewing area. I dug out two of them that had pieces assembled but no plan for a quilt.
This one started out as half square triangles; I picked them up at an estate sale at some point, a few years ago. I decided to make the Broken Dishes Block. The fabrics are baby themed prints, with a few 30's reproductions as well.

I made hundreds of small hour glass blocks back in a rainy June in 2010. I pulled out two different ones, sewed them together into four patch blocks, then into rows. For the center I am working on a machine appliqued Doodle Bug from Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks magazine, Vol. 6.
Today I am linking up with Judy at Patchwork Times!