Wednesday, August 23, 2017

A Quilt for Grandson

This quilt pattern seemed to fill the bill for my grandson.  


Saturday, August 19, 2017

Rainbow Scraps! and More!

Rainbow Sraps have been sitting in a drawer and I decided to tackle them.  The blocks were made into 6.5 inch blocks and I cut two black 6.5 inch squares from black and then cut on the diagonal for each block.  I use a Crayola marker to number each block.

The brights and the backing are from Colorways by She hand dyes each piece and I love her work.

                          the backing from a three yard piece

Quilted by Gayle at Scrap Apple Quilts. When there is a contrasting thread needed for quilting, I usually send it out.

I now need to box it and get it into the mail Monday for a dear friend that loves rainbow colors.

Linking to
for Whoop Whoop

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Quilt Tops for the Week

As I finished a book on tape I continued sewing.  amazing what I can do while listening to a book on tape!

This one will be mine!!!  I love orange and with the latest move I decided to go bold with the rugs--they are orange.  This will look good on the sofa in the living room.

This one is from some stray blocks and a couple I added so I can complete a quilt top.  I'm thinking this will be a Project Linus quilt if I can find a happy background.  

I woke up the other morning with visions in my head of making a top that would go with my turquoise flannel in my stash.  This is a start.  

String quilts seem to be a pre-occupation for now!!! :)

Happy Quilting!

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Stepping back into quilting


It's not that I haven't been quilting, as I have.  I haven't been posting here.  I wanted to give this another start.

Combing through my stash I found a box of purple.  So far I have enough of the blocks for a lap quilt for a FB follower and another group for one who wants a wallhanging.

I'm learning to use my phone for my uploads and I'm struggling a bit so I've stayed away from this.  Hopefully things will get better as I do this more.  

I went to my batiks and found some beautiful autumn colors.  I'm doing this one for another FB friend.

I cropped this on my computer, but for some reason they aren't cropped when I add them here--ugh!  Oh well, this gives an idea of a start.  I think I'll still have enough strings for a donation quilt from these.  I'll wait and see and use some of them for a border and then I'll decide.  

Adding this link to