Thursday, March 24, 2011
Anyways the stocking is all put together but I think I am going to rip it apart. For the backing a just used a piece of fabric and I think I should have done a quilted backing. The fabric by itself seems so flimsy.
I am going to make the next stocking with the quilted backing and then decide what I should do about this one.
My youngest has claimed this one for himself. The oldest wants half square triangles, so I started cutting those last night.
I have yet to make a decision on the Central Park and Pinwheel quilts. I have started picking out paint samples for the bedroom though. Not sure what look I am going for. Shopping the weekend so hopefully I will make a decision then.
Saturday, March 19, 2011
Sunday, March 6, 2011
I finally finished my double hourglass quilt based on the tutorial from Cluck Cluck Sew. http://www.cluckclucksew.com/2009/09/tutorial-double-hourglass-blocks-easy.html
It went together so easy and fast. What took me so long was trying to decide how to quilt it. I wanted to do something besides the meandering. I ran across the double hourglass quilt that Fussy Cut did (http://fussycut.blogspot.com/2010/05/double-hourglass-quilt.html) and decided to do the straight line quilting like she did. Only I did it both ways across the quilt. We plan on using this at ball games and for picnics.
I made all three of these quilts from the 2 jelly rolls that it takes to make the hourglass quilt.
A nice surprise to see that the pattern was stars. Love it.
This is now gracing my kitchen table. Makes me want the snow and cold to be gone and then sun to come out.
I am also working on a Central Park quilt (pattern on Moda Bakeshop). I am trying it out to see if I want to make it king size. I am debating between this pattern and the PSIQuilt Pinwheel Sampler in Verna. I have 8 blocks done. I hope to have the rest complete by next weekend, then I will share them.