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Thursday, February 28, 2013

Lots of quilting going on...

#quilting

I'm really making some progress on my quilting back log!

#quilting

After finishing the two big quilts below, I decided to work on some smaller baby quilts above. Literally I have so many quilt tops that are just waiting to be quilted. This is my attempt to get them done. This year I have finished three quilts with these next four waiting for binding!

straight line #quilting

:)

#quilting

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Play with fabric

new mix #fabric !!!

I fell in love with the flowered print at the quilt store the other day. From there I paired it with some other prints I thought would match.

#patchwork

After I got home I cut some HST with my Go! and played with some layouts.

undecided #patchwork

This is what I ended up with and I think I'm making a pillow!

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Paintings

the little #painting needs some help!

I finished my paintings this week! This is the almost finished picture. Before I hung them I painted the sides a peachy colour. I really love looking at them!

#painting today

This might be my favourite one.

Here is the little rug that I'm weaving that inspired the paintings. I really love chartreuse right now. And I always love shades of black and white! This was a little loom I set up using a blank picture frame. I set it up in a traditional Navajo weaving way. I need to familiarize myself with the weaving set up so when I go visit my grandmother this year I can learn everything I need to know to carry on the weaving in our family! She is 93 years old so there is some urgency.

my first weaving attempt

Monday, February 25, 2013

Garden Geometry

Garden Geometry

I was so lucky to win a quilt kit from Melissa's 100 billion stars blog last month! She sent me all the fabrics to complete her mini quilt "Garden Geometry"! In addition to the prize she said I would also be receiving a few half yards of Parson Grey's Seven Wonders fabric line!

Once the quilt kit arrived I quickly started piecing the squares. But I realized that I really liked the idea of making this into a larger quilt....

Garden Geometry Quilt

and next some quilting...

straight line #quilting

Once I am done I will share some photos!

Last week a box with the rest of my prize arrived!!!!


Look what I won!!! winner!

Not just a couple half yards, but the WHOLE Seven Wonders Fat Quarter Set!!! OMG!!!!