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Friday, February 12, 2016

Pat Sloan BOM

I'm following along with Pat Sloans 
2016 Block of the month called "My Secret Garden".

Februarys block is called "Killarney National Park",
here it is in my chosen colors...

Loving it so far!  Its a 16.5" block!

You can check out this free 
mystery BOM here:

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Block Lotto!

The February block for the block lotto is this 6.5"
"Snails Trail" block in browns with a white or cream background. I made 5 for this months lotto....

This block has a great look to it but man what a
 pain in the butt it is to make!

Maybe I will win! We shall see!

Heres the info on the Block Lotto...

Join me on the Block Lotto Blog

Saturday, February 6, 2016

RSC-Craving Chocolate!

The color is Brown this month over at the 
Rainbow Scrap Challenge!!
I'm craving chocolate!!


Here's my first block for the month, a 100 patch postage stamp block using scraps from my 2" square has a couple of repeats but thats ok, its so busy
you probably wouldn't have noticed if I hadn't of told you...

I love that little cabin in the middle and the cow to the 
left of it...and of course
the cowboy boot lower fun!

Go over and check out what everyone else is up to


Friday, February 5, 2016

My pal Julie...

This is my good friend Julie....I gave her this
Singer 301A for Christmas.  We named her Eleanor.  

Julie loves Eleanor!

Julies piecing has improved so much since she has started
sewing first on my 301A Betsy and now on hers...Eleanor. I think she is hooked on Vintage Singers now! Yea!

So far she has made this Seattle Seahawks quilt for her sister Kathy.  She made it using the Arkansas Crossings pattern, super quick and with great results!

We backed it with this great neon green fabric that
I got for a super great price!

I longarmed quilted it for her using my "go to" loopy
loops.  I wrote "Go Seahawks" and her sisters name "Kathy" in the lower border of the quilt.

It turned out great! I am so proud of Julie and how
far she has come with her quilting skills...

Yay Yay Yay!

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

RSC-just call me crazy!

Soooo....I am already making the "Soul Searching block" to trade with my best quilty bloggy buddy in Ohio and then I am also making the Birch Trees blocks by Amanda Jean Nyburg 
for my RSC blocks this year.  I am actually doing 2 sets of the Birch Trees blocks because my DIL piped up and told me that she really loves that quilt and had pinned it on Pinterest!


I kept telling myself, all those blocks are enough! I still have to put together my RSC 2015 blocks!

Did I listen to myself?

I kept thinking, I gotta use more scraps!!
The 2" squares bin was calling to me!!  
So I made a 100 patch postage stamp square!
 Did I make a dent? 


But it is amazingly


Its going to be an amazing quilt!

Monday, February 1, 2016

Quilt Doodles BOM 2016

I finished up my Quilt Doodles BOM blocks for January 
just in the nick of time....

Check out these super fun Reindeers!  I just had to give 
them some wild Christmas fun!!  Lord knows, I 
have a whole bin full of Christmas fabrics so I dug in
and picked out these cute prints!

5 super cute Reindeers for January.....looks like we are making
trees for February....better get to it!

If you are interested in this BOM, use the link below!

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

This girl LOVES to sew!

My 5 year old grandaughter Jayden has discovered that she loves to sew! The apple has definately not fallen far from the tree...she wants to sew every time she is over at Grannys house.  The last time she was here, she wanted to make a little quilt for her Nana because Nana had a cold...shes so sweet! Thats one thing about this girl, she is always thinking of others and I love that about her.

She loves the 2.5" square bin, be still my heart!! She digs and digs until she finds just the square she wants.  Shes pretty picky about it.

She loves her "Baby Lock Anna" machine that I got her.  Shes learned so much about it and identifys functions on the machine.  We just need to work on her seam allowance.

She decided after making and sewing together many 4 patches that she wanted a heart in the middle of the quilt.  
This little one is always showing her love for everyone.

We Zig Zagged around the heart in the center and Jayden declared it finished! Ready for Nana!

She was so proud!  
Look at my girl! Her first quilt!

Granny we need a crazy smile funny picture!!

Love his girl so much!