Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Another one done

Actually got this finished over a week ago and just posting it now. Our friends like neutral colors and I just lucked out with these colors that blended well.  The pattern is Jasmine Breeze found in Fons and Porter May/June 2011 magazine and it finished at 60x60.  This is picture of the pieced block.

It looks a little bland doesn't it?  After adding the borders it really picked up...

And this is it after putting on the binding and the quilting.  I used up the last of the fabric on the back,
.I have also started 3 other quilts but they are pieced with a lot of little blocks.  Here is a sample of what I have so far...

Should be fun as I keep changing from one to the other.  I surely am not bored! I also have another quilt just started but no picture of that one so far. 

I have another grand niece to make a quilt for but that is still in the designing stage.  Her dad is really into hunting and camo so need to make sure that is incorporated into it.  Some thing with the bear claw pattern I think with a little bit of pink to set it off!!.
Till next time!

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Giveaway by1 Choice 4 Quilting

This site is giving away an awesome bunch of material... check it out!

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Time to play

After a month away for vacation and work travel with my honey, I finally have started on a few more quilts.  We traveled to the Maritime provinces of Canada and really enjoyed all the water! Ocean, lakes, streams etc.  We really tried to find the elusive moose to show my husband but it was for naught.

My first object I worked on was a quilt for a new addition on My Husbands side.

I know that this baby quilt is rather on the small side, but I am hoping that it will be able to do double duty as a doll blanket as she gets older.
I also started a pattern called Celebration sampler that I collected while participating in a fab shop hop.  It is really interesting going to all these new sites as some of them I wouldn't find them otherwise.  There are always prizes and contests on some of the sites that you can enter every month (which I try to do).  Here is the start,
These are actually the outside blocks and the center has its own pattern.

I have also been inspired to try a pattern called Jasmine Breeze.  It was designed by Marianne Elizabeth and the pattern can be found in the Fons and Porter May/June 2011 magazine.  At the moment, the quilt looks a little lackluster but the setting triangles and following borders promise to make it pop.  I will post pictures when I get it done.  This quilt is for friends of ours.

Our friends like more neutral colors so I am attempting to please!!
Here is a picture of the spring time sampler finally finished also...

Well that's all for now!