Thursday, March 22, 2012

Getting back on track

Well it's been a busy week sew far.  ( at least that is how it feels)
Monday I taught a class on D9P aka Disappearing 9 patch / 9 patch with a twist.

I have 6 ladies taking it this time with a few brand new to quilting.

Spring Fever by Moda
Next week I will take a few pics to share the ladies fabric choices. Everyone is different and all look great. Every time I teach I put a few together as well and try to change it up a little with how I finish it, just to give the ladies more ideas. This also shows them that you can change up a pattern and it is okay to add those touches that make it yours and one of a kind.
I used a Spring Fever charm pack from Moda and then some fabrics that I had from my stash. I was able to build the whole quilt without buying a single piece of fabric, the charm pack was left over from another project a couple years ago.  : )
I surprised myself by getting it all ready to quilt..... borders and pin basted.

I also had pieced together a little dolly sized quilt with the left over strip pieced sections from the Easter eggs from the table topper that Amanda Murphy has on her site.I cute 2 1/4 in. units from the scraps and added a 2 in. strip to the l 3/4 in. side and the sewed them in alternating directions to get the finished top.
This will be a great place to play with some free motion quilting.
 I know a little girl that will be getting something in the mail before Easter........

Sew other than work that is the playing that I have been able to get to this week.
 some last minute happening's.....
This weekend we will have company .... Dance competition here in town as well as Provincial Mixed Curling.
 Not many places left in town. It will be nice to have a visit with our cousins., and maybe take in some of their performances.
I have some fresh Pumpkin/orange and cranberry muffins baked tonight and a pot of soup ready to cook in the morning. I'll have to figure out a couple other things, but that just might be on the fly.
 I do not think I will be getting any more done until mid next week
Well it's getting late
    better head off to bed
        in stitches and sweet dreams


  1. boy Annette you sure are busy,love your projects.xx

  2. Oh you have been a busy little beaver , nice to hear your class is a success and I will be anxious to see the lovely quilt created , your sample is sweet , looks like spring :-) Great use of the little scraps for the mini quilt and yes a great place to try out your fmq not that you need practice ;-) Enjoy your company you sound very well prepared and those muffins sound delicious . hugs Sheila