Jul 31, 2023

Hello Spring quilt

I posted this photo on Instagram, it wasn't machine quilted yet.

 My son met me at the park at sunset, and took this photo with my little grand daughter Sabrina, and my quilt.  The reason the photo has a gold tone, is because it was reflecting the golden sunset.  We have spectacular sunsets in Arizona, every single evening.

I took these closeups of the beautiful machine quilting.  It looks like custom quilting, but it's an allover design called zen flowers.

I shared my finished quilt with my Farm Girl Chicks quilt group last week.  I'm holding it upside down!!! ­čśę

Pretty funny, but two other ladies shared the same quilt that they made too!  The pattern is called Hello Spring by Pen and Paper Designs.

I love sewing all of her patterns, the directions are perfect!

Thanks for following along, I'll see you next week :)

Jul 24, 2023

Red, Whire and Blue quilt

 Hi Everyone!

I finished my red, white and blue quilt using criss cross star blocks from Lori Holt's Scrappiness is Happiness book.  It was a fun block, because your star points float on the background and they don't have to be "perfect". I used the picnic setting which can be found in Lori's Farm Girl Vintage book. 

Here is our Farm Girl quilt group, we had a criss cross block exchange. Shirley (holding her quilt)  won first place, we all had a chance to vote.

I was really surprised to come in second!
I only used my scraps for this quilt.

On the back, I used some extra stars that didn't fit on the quilt.

I always try and add a label.  This label is from a subscription I had to Sweetwater, they printed my name on them.

Thanks for following along, I have a really pretty quilt to show you next week :)

Jul 3, 2023

What did I do last week?

Not a stitch of sewing!

My daughter asked me last minute if I could fly to Utah and look after two of my grand daughters, Charlotte and Lucy.  I'll take that over sewing!  I also got to spend time with all of my other grandchildren who don't live in Arizona.  We went to two of Maisie's performances and one of Ben's and Jake's. I also spent some time with four other grand daughters but didn't get one single photo ­čśö

We did lots of fun things and ate lots of treats.

I loved my week!!!