Tuesday, June 14, 2016

4th of July and Camping

 Hi Everyone !!

I can not believe it that it has a month already since I have posted on my blog

Thought I would share with you what we have been up to :-D

I did start  decorating the house for summer with my quilts and wallhangings  .........

We went camping ( our truck & tent trailer are the second camping site )

Went to dinner one night and this was the view from the window
The Rock in Twain Harte , CA

Signs of spring everywhere

They were cutting down quite a few dead  pine trees.  SO Sad :-(   We have lost a lot of trees in California from bark Beetles that is caused from the drought

When we got home we decided it was time to sell our 19 year old tent trailer !
So we sold it and bought this Rockwood Hardside pop up trailer. We are picking it up today and can not wait to pack our home on wheels :-D

I have been working on a couple of quilt projects this last month...

This quilt is Stars and Stripes and is a Thimble Blossoms pattern that you can download for only $5
Such a fun and easy quilt to make !  Each block measures 15" x 11" .

 I just completed all 15 blocks using Vintage Picnic fq's  and now just need to add my sashings and borders

The sashing and borders are going to be in this plaid aqua and I chose the Navy Blue plaid for my backing 

I have been also making blocks for my Strawberries n' Cream quilt made with Fig Tree Strawberry Fields revisited fabric and only need to make 10 more blocks then I can start sewing this quilt together

Hope everyone is enjoying Summer so far.

Happy Sewing !


Sunday, May 15, 2016

Urban Cowgirl Prairie Flower quilt is a FINISH !!!

Another quilt finish for me :-D

I finished binding my Urban Cowgirl Prairie flower quilt a few days ago and I am SO happy with it !!!

I have been hoarding this fabric for quite a few years now looking for the perfect pattern to show off these fabrics. When I saw  the Prairie Flowers free  quilt pattern online it was love at first sight.

This is the backing and binding I chose. Love the plaid binding .

               My quilter  suggested the  " Maggie's Roses " quilt pattern

Happy Sewing !!


Thursday, May 12, 2016

Sew & Sew pillow Sweetwater Volume II fabric

 Just finished this pillow yesterday I made for my sewing room chair.

I used only 2 - 2.5" charm packs and and some yardage for the little Spools and background.
I quilted it and added a envelope pillow backing to it.
The pillow finishes at 20".

It is going to be So comfy now when I am sewing at my machine :-D

          Thought I would share a picture of my Snowcone  Japanese Snowbell tree  we have in the front yard .

It is in full bloom now and just loaded with these bell shaped flowers and loaded with bees .

It is supposed to be 82 here today so I think I will do some sewing with a glass of ice tea :-D

Enjoy your day !!


Monday, May 9, 2016

Sweet as Honey Welded quilt..... Just in time for Spring


Hope everyone had a Wonderful Mother's Day weekend !!

Mine was just lovely spending the day with family :-D

I wanted to share with you today my completed  Welded Quilt made of Sweet as Honey fabric designed by Bonnie Christine  for  Art Gallery.  The welded quilt is a free pattern online by Art Gallery that the Fat Quarter shop  made available HERE .

I just finished binding this quilt a couple of days ago and I just love how it came out !

 My quilter quilted in in this perfect Honeycomb design

I made mine smaller then the pattern called for. I wanted a light wait summer quilt. Mine measures only 59" x 58"