DWM ~ Backings and Tops

This weekend I finally started feeling good enough to do a little mucking about in the sewing room. I got one Quilt of Valor quilted and bound. I will share that on Friday. Yesterday, I was looking at tops I made in AZ and started pulling backings for them. I think this QOV/backing combination will be the next on the frame.

I’m considering this print for the back of the grad quilt:

Here’s another combination:

Scrappy Nce Rail will get a soft solid backing.

It sure what is what in this grouping:

The reality that is currently setting in, is just how many bindings I have ahead of me! Yikes!
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Gwennie Inspired Medallion QAL News

Remember this? It’s time to get back to work and finish it up! It’s going on display. Did you participate in the QAL? If so, your quilt could be on display as well at the First Friday Exhibit at Quilt Works. All the details can be found on Lori’s blog Humble Quilts.

My top currently measures about 74 inches square and I want to get it up to 96 to use on my bed. I also still want to add some appliqué to that center block. I best get going!

Have a great day!

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Coins QOV 

Here is the second QOV from the Polka Dots and Paisleys jelly rolls. I’m going to miss that lovely wall for taking photos!

It  is actually hanging sideways here.

I got some of my carefully planned rows mixed up. But finished is better than perfect!

Yesterday was another couch day. I sure hope to get some quilting done this weekend.

Have a great day!

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Home Again

I arrived home late Monday night. It is cold here! And I immediately caught a bad cold as well. I enjoyed a wonderful Valentine’s Day with Mr. Wonderful, but yesterday I spent most of the day on the couch nursing this cold. I did decide that this would be my first project now that I am home.

I got as far as choosing the backing and getting that loaded on the frame.

Maybe tomorrow I will feel like cutting the batting and finishing that job. Here is a look at the backing fabric.

 Have a wonderful day!

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The List

Remember last fall when I was kitting up projects for my time in Arizona? Well, that time is over as I am now back in the frigid state of Michigan.

I’ve been slowly working on this post as a record of my sewing progress while out there. So here is a list of the projects I brought with me and the progress I made on each. A few things on this list didn’t come with me, but were planned and finished here.
1. 30s Hourglass Top done, needs borders. 

2. Annie’s QOV Progress is made, but the top is not done.

3. Log cabin. I finished all the blocks I could, but decided to cut and make a few more when I get home so this has moved ahead, but is still a WIP.

4. M&S jelly rolls Done! These became two QOV tops. 

I’ll share the second one on Friday.
5. DS 36 patch Top done, needs borders.

6. DS Squares Top done, needs borders. These became this HST top.

7. Mimosa charms Top is made. 

8. Scrappy rectangles Top is done. 

9. Heather Baily QCR Bahahahaha! Should have left that at home!

10. Puzzle quilt. Top is done but I can’t show it.

11. Solid tumblers Top is done.

12. Red green yellow No progress.

13. Scrappy trips Top is done.

14. Log cabin diamonds Not started.

15. Granny square ~ I made these blocks with a jelly roll I purchased here. 

16. Coffin DS Progress, not close to done.

17. C&S tumblers Not started

18. Blueberry Park half rectangles Top is done. 

19. Blueberry Park mini fans Done. 

20. American Jane baby Quilt. Top is done, borders needed. 

21. Broken Dishes Top is done. 

22. Quilters Madder Done.

23. Doe Top is done. 

24. Let Freedom Ring QOV Top is done. 

25. Gratitude mini Done. Agains, I didn’t bring this along, I made this from a mini charm pack I purchased here.

26. I had hubby bring this to me in December. I’m so glad to have this one closer to finished!

27. I started and finished the January Challenge for the Small Quilt Talk group.

28. Finished this mini for a fiend.

Well, I guess I can spend the rest of 2017 finishing these up!

Have a great day!

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

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Remember these?

These are mini charms. They are 2 1/2 inches square. I wouldn’t normally buy these, but they were on clearance. You know I’m always looking for a bargain!

I decided to cut up some of the Kona I had left over from the Doe grad quilt to go with it. I made 4 patches. Here are a few.

I’m still not sure which way I will go with these, but I like them!

Have a great day!

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