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I'm a quilting, knitting, sewing, cooking,reading, gardening nut who can never find enough hours in the day to get it all done. Then again, getting it all done is out-of-the question. I'm too easily distracted.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

My Bucket List

My bucket list got shorter this summer.

This past August I went to the AQS show in Grand Rapids, Michigan and was fortunate enough to get to take a class with Joe Cunningham.
He has been on my bucket list ever since I created one for myself.




The class I took was Rock The Block
My original plan was to use all neutrals...but that was derailed when Joe critiqued our fabrics and he pushed me to use more color.
And so, I took the chance, dove into my fabric and created 

CatTastrophe!




I wasn't immediately in love with the quilt when it was just a top, and it sat, folded up, in my project bag for a couple months.  I pulled it out and decided to just get it quilted and be done with it.
Once quilted, I absolutely loved it.
It was a wavy mess after the circular quilting, so I blocked it and it flattened right out.



 It's a great tangible memory of a fun week.  Many thanks to Joe Cunningham for pushing me to try something new!
(www.joethequilter.com)

S

Monday, February 11, 2019

Black Cat

This is one week during the year where I tend to focus on getting things done, and here is the first finish I have to share.
Black Cat
Kit by Laura Heine / Fiberworks
Quilted with Neon Affinity thread.

I bought the kit at the AQS show in Grand Rapids this past August.
It was a fun challenge...a technique that I haven't tried before and I'm feeling good about the outcome.
I have a couple other Fiberworks kits in my stash, and I'm looking forward to making another!

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Another Thank You

Quilted with Sol panto from Urban Elementz.
75" Square

Sunday, November 11, 2018

A Little Modern Quilt



Black and White Kona cotton fabric, improvised piecing. White rayon thread and Zebra variegated thread.
New York City buildings for backing.
Finished with facing.  
23 1/4" x 34"

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Friday, March 30, 2018

What took me so long?

This quilt has been done for weeks!
I'll be donating it to Tri -County Quilt Guild.



S


Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Testing....

This is just a test.  I've been told my blog has gone goofy....
Can you see it?

I finally got last years Quiltville Mystery quilt loaded on the long arm.
Little Girl was supervising, and the job wore her out.
S