Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Here We Go Again

I've started the year as I mean to continue.  I've started another quilt.  I know.  What a shock!

I wanted to make another tumbler quilt, and I will, but then I saw this one over on Mary Johnson's wonderful instruction pages.    I want to have a quilt done quickly and this one is going together pretty fast.  I chose the fabrics last night and then got it cut out and this much of it up on the design wall tonight.  I want to put together two more vertical rows of squares, then I'll start sewing them together.  I'm hoping to have it ready by the weekend. 
Other than that, I've had a really lazy day.  I've barely even been outside, which is a shame because it was a beautiful day.  It's cold tonight, though - almost freezing right now.

I'm going to head to bed now, so I'll say good night.  Are you doing anything interesting?

Hugs and kisses,

6 comments:

  1. Looking good. I do enjoy the quilts over at her blog. Simple but very effective.

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  2. I've wanted to make this one for ages - perhaps I'll have a go at it. I ventured into my sewing room today and finished off a placemat, and sorted sorted sorted. I have basted 2 quilts and about to watch a movie with Miss Flowergarden and do some hand quilting. The other one has been started on the machine. Oh, did I forget to mention that after my cup of afternoon coffee I fell asleep on the couch in my sewing room!!

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  3. My very next quilt project is to get the sports team color throw made for my hubby. His b'day is mid-Jan so I NEED to start but I have to finish the house cleaning first so I can. It's got to be done, oh my. Besides, hubby is a very patient and understanding man which is wonderful. I haven't even decided yet what design I'm making, but whatever it is, it will be a simple rotary cut and sew-it-up one. I am excited about making it for him so it will be a project of fun. Happy stitching!

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  4. Hi! Greetings from Finland! Your quilts are so fantastic! It's so nice to find other quilters all around the world! www.quiltworld2.blogspot.com
    Yours, Ulla

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  5. I love a quick quilt now and then, to feel some accomplishment and use up some stash. I think it looks like a great way to start the new year!

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  6. Happy New Year Elaine! My, how beautiful your collage of quilts is. You were certainly turning out the quilts in 2011 and looks like you are still on a roll.

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