Thursday, June 28, 2012

sad face...

I haven't posted for a while. For one thing the batteries died in the camera, meaning no pictures to show :(. AND I did something to my rotator cuff in my shoulder so I'm having a lot of pain all down my arm. The doctor said something about repetitive motion could cause it... learning to machine quilt? He did say I should still do it as therapy- he really did say that! But it is much slower and I need to have physical therapy. Hopefully soon I'll have some pictures of my quilt journal and another project I'm working on. Have a great week!

Saturday, June 16, 2012

another quilt and wip journal

Hey everyone! Here is another quilt- I didn't just finish this though. It is a quilt I made for my hubby a few years ago. I needed to take a picture to put in my new quilting journal( when it's finished)
It's called " A Winning Hand"(name of the pattern)  and has lots of fishing fabric in it. And speaking of the unfinished journal, here's the next thing I added.
Some flowers added- now I need to find my words and main image. I only have little bits of time to work on this, so it's going slower than usual... but at least it is getting worked on right?
Have a great Father's Day weekend! 

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

More WIPs

Here is another calendar quilt in progress:
This for the month of June. I'm still working on attaching the fused shapes, but I like how it looks.
And since I'm making so many quilts I needed to make a quilt journal! Here is the start:
This is just a baby photo album I picked up at a thrift store- you can kind of see the booties on the front. So I'm painting it one of my favorite colors and adding some other elements:
To be continued! I'll use it to hold my photos of the quilts I finish, dates, comments and who it is for, etc. I'll post again as I go along. Have a wonderful Wednesday!

Saturday, June 9, 2012

BreeAnn's quilt

Another quilt finished! I'm so excited. This one turned out better than the last- my machine quilting is getting more even and I love how puffy it turned out after washing.
Pink is her favorite color. The binding is scrappy and the blocks are all differnt patterns. I even quilted her name in the border.
It's a little hard to see. Her birthday is in December so  I'll be able to enter it in our guild's quilt show in September. I think she'll love it. Now on to the next quilt- I'm having a ball!!!

Monday, June 4, 2012

WIP- journal page

I haven't worked in my art journal for a while, but when I was cutting up celery the other day I remembered someone had used the bottom of celery for a stamp. I decided to try it too.

Looks sort of like a rose.
I like it! I think I might try stamping this on fabric too. Of course the page isn't finished- so it's a WIP :)

Friday, June 1, 2012

My goodies :)

Okay finally here are the goodies I got:
First I found the backing for my Mystery solved quilt. Love it! I also got the batting for about 3 more quilts- Yay! Next up are some magazines I've been wanting to try- LOTS of inspiration!
And finally some quilt books- more inspiration! I have lots I want to make :)
The Sunday Morning Quilts is all about using your scraps; something I definitely have plenty of...
I finished my cat quilt totally and can't wait to hang it. Now on to my granddaughter's quilt.
Have a wonderful weekend!