Tuesday, February 5, 2013

never too early...

to think about Christmas, no siree!  here is my little "christmas wishes" wallhanging (designed by gail pan) ready for basting/quilting/binding.  those little HSTs just make my heart go pitter-patter....i love them!  the binding will be the green print and it SHOULD be ready to hang come December 1st.  it is amazing what can be done in just a few hours, especially when there are several projects near completion.  ****  today i have a bit of a puzzle to solve.  i wrote down the size & number of pieces for a scrappy civil war repro flimsy but (gulp) i didn't include a diagram of the block.  so i have to cut the pieces and play around with them until i have what i think is the block.  then i will ABSOLUTELY draw the block for future reference.  ****  and one day very soon i must have a basting day; plenty of little quilts that need basting so they can be finished. 

4 comments:

  1. Quite wonderful and such a lot of embroidery! good job! I rooted for the Ravens, too.

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  2. Sweet Christmas quilt, Grace. Those HSTs give it just enough movement without overpowering the simplicity of the delicate stitching, I think.
    My friend has a shoebox of quilt pieces all cut, with no pattern or block description. Her grandmother had cut everything for a quilt, but never got it made. Now she is playing with the parts hoping to come up with a block that uses up the parts. Your situation reminded me of hers. Good luck on your puzzle. Do you have any inkling in your mind what as to what the block looks like?

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  3. Love the look of your Christmas Wishes, is the fabric Sentiments? Mine is much busier as it is "scrappy", amazing how one project can look so different. Hope to see you on Thursday.

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  4. Beautiful! I printed out these patterns, but never stitched them up.

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