Sunday, January 29, 2012

Missing My Baby…

My Bernina Artista 640E… my baby… sniff sniff… is in the quilt shop for repair and adjusting… sigh  I am really missing her!!  Sad smile 

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Thank goodness, I have my old Bernina Virtuosa 160 to pull out of the closet and set up in my sewing table!  The clear insert doesn’t fit too well, but I’m making do!

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So, I was able to finally quilt my Schnibbles quilt for January- “Full House”yesterday.

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I made it from Kate Spain’s beautiful collection- “Good Fortune”. Love the pastels with pops of red orange!  Yowsza!!

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I free-motion quilted it with meandering leaves.

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I used a pretty hydrangea print from my stash for thebacking and a pretty swirly green fabric for the binding.

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YAY!  Am so happy to get the first Schnibbles project for the new year completed before the last day of the month!!  Whew!!  Smile 

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I can’t wait to find out what comes next!!  Smile

SOOOO, what did you sew on this weekend??

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23 comments:

  1. Your quilt is soooo cute! I wished I had a Bernina to miss......grin.

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  2. Oh Miss Polly,

    Our Get Well wishes to your machine. Go hug Yogi, that will make you feel much better.

    Hugs,
    Prudence

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  3. You did a very nice job finishing your houses quilt! Great quilting too btw!! I hope your machine is not in the workshop too long!!!!

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  4. It is really beatuiful in those fabrics.

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  5. Hi Polly OOh I really love your quilt especially in Kate Spain's Good Fortune it is one of my favorite lines right now. Your baby will be home soon.
    I don't know what is my problem these days but I just can't seem to get back to sewing. I think I wore myself out before christmas and right now I seem to want to lay in front of fire and read. My Son bought me a Kobo Reader for Christmas and the learning curve of downloading the books took a while but now that I finally figured it out I just want to read. I think I have post Christmas flu. lol

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  6. I adore your Schnibbles full house. The fabrics are beautiful. I worked on a few small quilts and did some hand quilting. Had a great weekend!

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  7. Your quilt is gorgeous! Love it and glad you have a back up machine!

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  8. Your houses look so cheerful in your fabric choice. I still have my old 830 Bernina for a spare, she is my workhorse.

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  9. I just got my Bernina back from the shop, and she is purring! I just love that machine. I finished quilting my girlfriends quilt which will be entered into our quilt show. I also worked on sashing for a quilt my mother had started, hoping to have that top finished this week.....we shall see! I love your houses and that orange pop!

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  10. Beautiful quilt! Love those colors!

    -- Colleen @ Made By Colleen

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  11. Oh I would never part with my old Berninas. My original I got for my 21st, way back when,has gone to live with my DD2. Use it when I visit .
    But I have Mum's 830 here as my spare.

    I just love house blocks and the colours you used in your quilt are beautiful.

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  12. Two Bernias.. Not to bad girl! Love the Schnibble, great fabric choice!

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  13. Have no fear, it shall return to you in better health!! Love the little houses!

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  14. Your 'Full House' is so yummy---I would like one JUST LIKE IT, Please!! ;D

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  15. The orange does make it pop! Really nice!

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  16. So pretty Polly - I just love those houses - and the bright cheery fabric you used! Hope your baby is home soon :)!!

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  17. Such a cute pattern, and I love those fabrics!
    Should be working on February's BOM... gotta get off this computer! ;-)

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  18. My bernina is also one of my most treasured possessions! I had sooo many sewing projects on my TO DO LIST that i drew up at the beginning of the year only to have life put a spanner in the works but your completed quilt has given me the shove to just make time! Love the quilt btw!

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  19. I'm keeping a good thought for a speedy recovery for your Bernina. I have one in the shop right now too so I feel your pain. :)

    Just as a girl can't have too many Berninas, she also can't have enough Kate Spain fabric. I love your Good Fortune Full House even though it confirms the fact that I don't have enough of this collection.

    Your quilt is gorgeous!

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  20. Your Full House is beautiful! It really caught my eye! I love how you used blue for the sky and white for the sashing! Very nice :-) I have some Good Fortune charm packs that I'm going to have to get out after seeing this!

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  21. Your full house quilt is just precious. :0)

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  22. I wanted to let you know how much I enjoy your blog. I'm honoring you with the Versatile Blogger award.

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  23. Love the pattern, and the colours are gorgeous! :)

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Thank you sooooooo very much for taking the time to leave a comment! I am always happy to know that someone is reading my ramblings!! Polly :-)