Wednesday, February 22, 2012

What a Great Idea

Was reading different blogs on my reader and I found this idea from Shelby Stitcher.  I think I am going to try and make one of these.  It is called a Chatelaine and is to be used by hand quilters. 
I have just got back from a trip to Canada visiting my sister.  Hence nothing to show today here.  I sure am hoping that I can get back into the sewing room soon. 

Saturday, February 11, 2012

Two quilts finished

I'm just motoring along here. This quilt was started last summer and it is finally sandwiched and bound . The pattern was found in a Fons and Porter magazine and was named Imperial diamonds. 

The second photo shows what it looked like before the final borders were added. Actually, I didn't add the last border that the pattern called for as the quilt was pretty big by then.
This second quilt was called Monochrome but I just didn't stay with the layout. I had a request for a "man" colored quilt with blue, grey and black. With that in mind it started out looking like this: 
 And then to this,