Monday, June 27, 2011

Two more birthday blocks that were done for me in 2010.
I finally got the top of a baby quilt done yesterday. It is for my nephew and is really late. He is over 6 months already. I am getting it done so that I can take it to Ontario with me in July. Should have finished it a long time ago. I have it laid out and ready to pin in the morning. Hope to get it done tomorrow if I don't get side tracked with a daughter home all day. She has a friend over so maybe I'll be able to get it done before they even get up. I want to do a 15 minute challenge on the Inklingo blog as well.
I made myself a new pen holder for work tonight. Now I just have to embroider my name and RN on the front and it will be done.
I figure that I will do the embroidery while I watch the Y and R tomorrow. I know I started a to do list for before our trip too so I need to find that so that I can get organized for that too. We fly to Ottawa on July 6. Lots to do before that and I have to work 5 evenings. My husbands last day at work is June 30th so my evening shift days will be different with him home in the morning.
I may not get as much done as I usually do. Time will tell. Well, I guess that's it for tonight.
Happy quilting,


Friday, June 24, 2011

Birthday blocks done for me from an online group I belong to. This was the group in 2010. I will add a few more later. I had fun sending out monthly block to others on their birthday. These blocks are still ufo's. I haven't received all of them yet.
Life has been very busy lately. My daughter Jenn is now done high school. She will work for a year and then go to university.
She has taken a job selling Cutco knives. Hope she likes it. She is waiting to hear from other jobs that interested her. She could do this parttime if something else comes up. She is quite excited about it.
Happy quilting,

Sunday, June 19, 2011

guild show and tell quilt. Busy day at work. Enjoy

Friday, June 17, 2011

quilt show pic

Another quilt show gem. Today was busy at work but it all went well. No serious issues.
Hope to spent at least 30 minutes in my sewing room tonight. Chris is working days this weekend so will spend at least 2 nights at home and then go back to his apartment as he works evenings Monday and Tuesday.
I have 2 more days to work and then I get 2 days off.
I can believe how quickly that new jelly roll pattern has worked up. I have the last border done. Now I have to think about the backing. I'd like to use flannel but I don't have any that would work for it. I will have to give it more thought.
Happy quilting.

Thursday, June 16, 2011

This is a quilt from our guild show and tell in 2010. Thought I would share it.
Got to sew for about an hour last night but not sure about tonight. Maybe I'll so down for 15 minutes or so
Happy quilting

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

best ever jelly roll pattern

More views as I made the jelly roll pattern with my fat quarters and 2 metre of fabric.
I really enjoyed making this one.

Monday, June 13, 2011

jelly roll quilt idea

This is a picture of a free pattern I found online. The pattern did not show me a picture but it sounded like something I wanted to try. I changed it a bit. I didn't have a jelly roll but I have lots of fat quarters. So I decided to make the pattern using 5 fat quarters and 2 metres of fabric. I like the results. I put all the colours of fatquarter strips together in the same order each time. I had 1 metre of a pink and 1 metre of a purple. I added purple between each set of fat quarters. This is the first picture taken.
Tonight I added a second border but I haven't taken another picture yet. I really like how this is turning out.
Happy quilting everyone. I just started this last weekend . I didn't keep track of my time but it went together fairly quickly.
Of course I will have to quilt it now and get it finished.