Saturday, May 14, 2011

Blogger's Quilt Festival

This quilt was made for my new niece that is set to arrive in the next few weeks. I made this quilt using the pattern Toe the Lime by Blueunder Ground Studios. This was nice and quick to put together. I used the fabric line Kumari Garden by Dena Designs. I did a ripple quilting on it with a pink variegated thread. I also backed the quilt in Hot Pink Corduroy. I think little Morgan will like her new quilt. I'm sure it won't be her last, but definitely her first.

Thanks again to Amy for doing such a great job organizing this Blogger's Quilt Festival. Don't forget to check out the other great quilts at

Friday, October 29, 2010

Bloggers Quilt Festival

It's that time again. I so love to look at all the quilts people have made and get inspired. I've not done a whole lot of Quilting this year. I've just had alot to get threw in my personal life, but the ones I've made have put a smile on my face. I've started to get back and love it. I just love how making a new quilt warms your insides. I also have not blogged in sometime so I hope I don't ramble on. For this round I've posted a quilt that I love that makes me think of spring. I call it Ric Rac Flowers the pattern name is Liliana by Crazy Old Ladies Quilts. I've never used Ric Rac in a Quilt and just fell in love with the Flowers and the large size Ric Rac. I also put this in our Guild quilt show this year and I'm happy to say I got first place in the small bed quilt category. I hope you enjoy it. I also want to thank Amy for always doing such a great job putting this all together. Also a thank you to all the quilters that let us in to look at the work they have done. So snaps to everyone.

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Charming Girls' July/August

Well I'm jumping in and going to set a few goals for July/August here goes nothing:

1. I've been walking and have lost a few pounds, so I think a few more would be great. I've also set a goal to do my first 5K over Labor Day weekend. I've never done this and thought this would be a good start. My husband is a runner and is setting me up with a good workout. I just wish it wasn't so darn hot.

2. I need to get back to my machine and just get one project done. I've had such a bad sewing summer. Our guild has a quilt show at the end of September and at this time of the year I'm usually not this calm. I also have a few more quilts done than what I have. So for the rest of this month and next I want to get two quilts that are done quilted, bond and a quilt label put on them.

3. Go away for a weekend with the hubby. I think this will be much needed since he's a welder and has been putting in overtime. Side note today's heat index is 103. He will need some time off and a quilt shop on the way won't be bad at all. I think he likes to go to them. At least they'll have air conditioning.

Well I think these sound good. It will be a start. So until next time

Saturday, May 22, 2010

Blogger's Quilt Festival - Spring 2010

I sure had hoped to get this up a little sooner. It's just the story of my life at the moment. So here it is:

This is called In Santa's Workshop. I just loved making it. This was the first time that I did shading and coloring on a quilt. I took a class to get some of the basics down. All the faces on the elves were done with the same fabric. I just used different colors for them. I used fabrico markers and crayons. Some of the elves had more work to them than others. If you look close up at the boots those also have shading done to them.

On this one below the wood and the sawhorse are one piece of fabric, but with some coloring it looks like different pieces. I loved how this came out.

My husband calls this the Target elf.

On this one the stool was shaded and the fabric he's holding is all one piece of fabric. The shading and coloring really make a difference.

I'm by far not an artist, but for my first time I don't think it turned out to bad. Hope every enjoys. Have a great Blogger's Quilt Festival. Don't forget to check all the other beautiful quilts over at Park City Girl. Amy does such a great job. TaTa for now.