Monday, March 25, 2013


Did you ever get a whoa moment?  That's what happened when I found this album cover on the internet!

Sunday, March 24, 2013

Sewing Day!

I finally got together with some friends and spend the day sewing! I have not had many chances to participate in any guild activities, either, I have been so busy at work lately. Gail hosted and the three C's (Christine, Cathy and Carol) supplied some potluck food for lunch.

Remember these luscious reds? I finally got a chance to work on them!

I had all those fat quarters cut into rectangles 4.75 x6.75 and sorted into pairs. I would take a pair and then make 4 random slices through them and then alternate the colours and then sew them together. Then I would trim them down to 4.5 inches square. I completed 40 of them and still have about 14 more to go. I am thinking of making a table runner out of it....we shall see.

Saturday, March 16, 2013

The year of the big quilt!

 It still needs binding, but here is a photo of my City Harbour Quilt. I had to hang it from the curtain rod in my living room it was the only space big enough for me to take a photo.

 Here is a close up of the straight line quilting:

I also hung the Hawaiian Punch quilt in the window to get a better photo, of course the light is shining through the window giving it a bit of a stained glass look. Hopefully it will go off to the machine quilter in the next couple of weeks.

Monday, March 04, 2013

Barn Quilt

Was driving to Zurich and found this barn quilt off of hwy 4 between Exeter and Hensell...a nice splash of colour on a dreary day!

I have not been blogging but I have been quilting. I have been working each month on a nine patch swap for guild. I am enjoying that, looking forward to the end result.

I picked up my City Harbour Quilt from Diane Carson who machine quilted it for me, it looks awesome but the thing is so big I have no place to hang it so I can take a picture of I would like to wait until I have the binding on, anyway. Here is a photo of the top finished at a retreat a year ago:

Speaking of large quilts I have finished the top to Dan's Hawaiian Punch quilt, now I have to get material for the back and have that quilted as well, it also is too big for me to take a decent photo of it.