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Thursday, April 25, 2013

Writing on a Quilt using quilting thread.

Ann Brooks on her blog Fret Not Yourself talks about writing on your quilt. Here is a quilt that I wrote on. I don't have a great picture of the front showing my signature, but the back is clear, though reversed:

Do you ever write words of encouragement or sign your quilt using quilting?

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Toes in the Sand BOM #2, #3, #4

Here is block #2 in the Toes in the Sand BOM:

And here are block #3:

and finally, here are block #4 that I managed to make:
this one was a bit more difficult, with a set in seam - a first for me!

but I decided to use my stash in doing this block of the month - west minister fabrics in mostly pinks and blues.

After liking all these modern quilts, I decided to through some solids in there as well. I think that they really added to the blocks!  can I call them blocks when they are triangles?

And I decided this week to do a quilting blog, and start a companion etsy page!  WOW, what a week.

Monday, April 8, 2013

I'm working on the Toes in the Sand block of the month, using the wonderful Hex 'n More ruler from Jaybird Quilts.

Here is block #1:

these are made with 2.5" strips, cut wit the Hex 'N More ruler as 60o triangles, and then pieced into a larger triangle.