Sunday, September 14, 2014

Catch- Up…

I am still plodding along on my Halloween postage stamp quilt. I do love all the fabrics I am using… they represent years and years of collecting.  Some from dolls I made or decor items or quilts…  such fun memories!!

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I actually added a design element to all the tiny pieces which I think will look great when it’s quilted and embellished afterwards…

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I had 2 lovely family visitors from out of town for the weekend, so did not get any sewing done until this afternoon after they left.

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I had bee last week and made my dear beemates  little hedgehog pin cushions that I found a tut for on Pinterest HERE!!

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Very fun to make and they turned out so cute and pleasing to all!!

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I also forgot to post that a few weeks ago, my dear bee friends and I went to a lecture/trunk show by Alex Anderson.

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I have always wanted to meet her, as she taught me how to quilt… well, her “Simply Quilts” TV show did. 

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How many of you feel the same way about her?

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She was quite fun and down-to-earth…seemed like a girl next door!!  It was fun too see her quilts, too!!

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I’ve got bee tomorrow here at my house.  Yay!!

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What are you up to this week? 

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Sewing on something awesome??

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Thursday, September 11, 2014

Friday, September 5, 2014

Who Talked Me Into This???

I LOVE autumn and especially Halloween. Below was Halloween in my old home!!

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So, I have made LOTS of Halloween dolls and decor and quilts over the years…

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so I have LOTS of Halloween fabric scraps!!

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I fell in love with Kelly’s postage stamp quilt on her blog, Charming Chatter, and decided to use up those scraps to make a Halloween postage stamp quilt.

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I completely emptied that bin of smaller scraps and used some of the many Halloween fat quarters I’ve collected to cut lots and lots

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and lots of 2” squares.

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And I’m sewing the squares into 16 patch blocks which will finish at 6”.  I’ve got about 30 sewn up so far…

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This will take  F O R E V E R!!!

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But it will be an awesome quilt, I think!!

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So, what are you up to these days????

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