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Friday, January 30, 2015

A Friday Finish

 
 
 
Quilt Doodles 2014 BOM is finished!
 
This was the 2014 BOM with Cindy over at
 
 
 
Cindy has another BOM for 2015...its super cute too!
You can check it out here:
 
 
Linking up with Richard & Tanya Quilts
for Link a Finish Friday!
 

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Grand Illusion is a Flimsy!

 
Oh my goodness, its still January and my
Grand Illusion Mystery Quilt
is a flimsy!!
 
YIPPEE!!!
 
 
I would just like to state that I am so glad that I
changed a few colors in this quilt.
I am not a fan of Yellow and changed it to 
this toffee color...and my pinks are
much darker than Bonnies. 
 
Like Bonnie always says
 "Make it your own, its YOUR quilt!"
 

 
Many thanks to Dahlia for Cat testing
and approving another
Mystery Quilt....
 
 
I am sending this quilt to my best quilty buddy
Kathy in Ohio for some
 BOMB Longarm quilting!!

You can find her here:

www.new2quilting.blogspot.com
 
Thanks for stopping by my blog today!


Tuesday, January 27, 2015

QBSA Quilt Top Complete!

 
For over a year now I have been swapping
 Quilt Blocks monthly with
Quilting Block Swaps Australia (QBSA) group.
 
My block choice was the Lonestar block
 (found on Craftsy for free).
I asked my partners to use scraps only and any
navy blue or dark blue background. 
 
 
 
Needless to say I received many beautiful blocks
in the mail...I love squishy mail so much! 
I was delighted to see all the wonderful talent that arrived each month, just gorgeous blocks. 
 The fabrics that each quilter used were all so unique...
 
 
 
 
I received a couple of blocks from bloggy friends
in the US and made a couple myself...then I sashed them with fabric crumbs that I sewed onto strips of
paper.  So lots of little bits were used up!
 
Now to find someone to work some quilty magic on
it...it needs longarming
with so many little pieces in it...
 
I love this quilt and its MINE!!
 
 
Thanks for stopping by my blog today!
 
Go sew something!!

Monday, January 26, 2015

Block Lotto!

 
 
Januarys Block Lotto block is this Double 9 Patch
done in Blacks & Whites...
 
I got two finished in time to get them entered
 into the Block lotto for this month.
 
 

You can join in the fun by checking out the
 Block Lotto here:
 
Join me on the Block Lotto Blog

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Quilt Doodles BOM 2014 Reveal and Blog Hop!



Its that wonderful time to reveal our Quilt Doodles BOM 2014!!!
hosted by Cindy @ http://quiltdoodledesigns.blogspot.com/


I really enjoyed this monthly row by row Quilt-a-long...
It was all made with 2.5" Squares, my favorite!!

Each month we were given a free pattern to make
and post our progress...


We did a row of Christmas lights...
Ice Skates....
Stars...



Super cute mugs of cocoa...
Christmas Peppermint Candies...
Snowmen!!!

& even a few more...


This is the backing, funny thing about it is...I got it for 
$1 a yard years ago....never knew what the heck I would use it for.

Its perfect for this wintery quilt!

I quilted it myself on my Kenmore 10 machine, her name is 
"Lenore",  just making wavy lines across the quilt...
turned out GREAT!

Heres the whole quilt!!  I love it!



So theres my turn on the Blog Hop Schedule...check the schedule
below to check out other beautiful quilts made 
during this BOM...

January 24th

January 25th
January 26th

Thanks for stopping by today!!

Saturday, January 24, 2015

RSC 2015 Scrap Happy Saturday!


Hello everyone!

I have decided to do a second block for the RSC 2015 this year, I'm
not surprised by this because I did two sets of blocks last year too
which I might add, I still need to set and sew together...wink wink..

So my first set I showed you last time was the 
Scrap Jar Stars...


My second set will be these...Scrappy Wonky Stars!


Ya'll know how much I love those little squares!

Thanks for stopping by!  

Linking up to Angela over at So Scrappy!!

ScrapHappySaturday!

RSC 15

Friday, January 23, 2015


Its Friday night Sew In time! 
What are you all working on??




I'm finishing up the borders on my
Bonnie Hunter Grand Illusion Mystery Quilt!

If my internet wasnt so slow I would show you all a picture. 
Needless to say I am a little frustrated!


This is the only picture I have managed to come up with, its one
of the clues for my Grand Illusion..so you can get an 
idea of my color scheme...

Now to get those borders sewn on !!

Linking up with Sugarlane Quilts for 
Friday Night Sew In!

http://www.sugarlanequilts.blogspot.com.au/2015/01/fnsi-sign-ups.html