La Passacaglia pictures

This workshop has been so much fun.  This little rosette center belongs to Conni.  We like to play around with centers.img_9943

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or #2??img_9945Amy Butler fabric
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#2 won.  hahaimg_0011Sue’s beautiful first rosette.  The stripes in the second round…img_0008#1?img_0009#2img_0012#1 this time.  Chris used a black for her second round.  Perfect frame.

img_9564Here’s a progress picture of mine.img_9759Fowler’s… so pretty.  Fowler is going to use this as the center of a round robin quilt.  She said she learned the technique and she’s going to move on!  Love the idea Fowler!

img_0045MC.  #1?img_0044#2.  See how much fun this is??  You can’t even get past the center of the first rosette without pondering.img_0047Peggy’s.  Oh my.

img_8422Second round.  Perfect.

img_0067One of my last rosettes.img_0068I went with #2 and colored the outside edge with a pigma pen.  🙂img_0069Auditioning.img_0074There it is.img_0073On the design wall.img_0092Filling in the blanks.

I have fabulous pictures from the Open House.  I will share those next week!

Serendipity Sampler

We had our Serendipity Sampler block of the month class this week at Village Fabric Shop.  Lots of progress!img_9972Kelly’s beautiful Serendipity Sampler blocks.  #1img_9973#2.  Look at the bird’s nest.img_9974#3  Just finished.  Beautiful batiks on a beautiful background.

img_0200Here are her four blocks.  All batiks.  Beautiful!

img_0201Remember those “oak leaves” in Serendipity?  Well, Kelly actually MADE them.  img_0202Beautiful work.

img_9970Her husband made a “lazy Susan” pressboard.  How cool is this?  It rotates as needed so pieces are so easy to prep!  I want one!

 

img_1957Here are Jane’s blocks.  She’s working from a Tula collection. img_1959The brooms.img_1960The first block.  Beautiful control!

img_0198All four blocks.  She’s thinking about her layout.  #1

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#2  🙂  No bad choices here.

img_0191I trimmed her bird block for her.  There’s a new tutorial on how to trim applique blocks under my tutorials tab if you want to check.

20170126_105554And then there’s this one.  Sue’s absolutely fabulous finished quilt.  Gina Boone quilted this for her.  I saw it last week at Village Fabric Shop.  Sue was choosing her binding.  It is glorious.

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Well done Sue!

 

February Open Sew…

Lots of beautiful projects out there.  Here are some pictures.img_0061The beginnings of a fishy quilt.  Perfect background Jan!  Your fish rocks…

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A bubble from my beginner applique class.  She’s living on the edge.  🙂img_0043A beginner’s stitch.  She’s a fast learner!  “Let me see the back of your work.”img_0060Cynthia’s circle baby quilt.  I want to make this.  She’s using a 10 degree, 24″ long wedge ruler.
img_0058Linda’s metro rings.  I see progress.

img_0056Happy Valentine’s Day from Kay!  She bought a layer cake bundle from Village Fabric Shop’s yard sale and made this great quilt!
img_0055Alison came back with more improv.img_0054

img_0053She has started to do her own quilting.img_0052img_0051img_0049We like it when Alison comes 🙂img_0041Here’s my newest creation.  I made this for Margaret and Ben.  Gina is quilting it for me now…img_9979The before.  I’ll show you the after when she finishes…

Open Sew: January 2017

I got sort of behind on my blog posts after the holidays.  So here are lots of pictures.  I have Open Sews to come…I’ll try to stay current!

Special group of women….

img_9755Alison’s improv top.  Pretty awesome.  She wants to machine quilt it and then do some big stitch hand quilting.img_9754

Carol’s Christmas tree quilt.img_9747And another tree quilt from Carol.  Love the little green tree.img_9745Carol’s liberty quilt.  I love everything she does…
img_9740Diana’s advent calendar.  This is also awesome.  Each day has a special “something.”  I’m putting this on the list.img_9738The back.  It’s an old screen.img_9737Perfect.

img_9893Diana’s flying geese.  She dominates flying geese.img_9894Carol’s new pig pattern.  We are anxious to see the progress on this one!img_9895We kinda had a pig thing going.  This card belongs to Tillie.img_9897

Carol’s paper pieced beauty.img_9898Guess who this belongs to?  🙂
img_9899Tillie was trying to decide backgrounds.img_9900She chose gray.  The end result is beautiful.  I will show it to you when Gina finishes quilting it.

img_9959Laura made her very own bed protector for her featherweight.  Great job!img_9960Linda’s metro rings.  I love this pattern and her fabrics.
img_9962Kay.  Such beautiful colors.img_9964Jan is working on “critters.”  Beautiful batiks.img_9965Kay’s newest.  I want to make one of these too…img_9968Kay’s Giant Dresden.  Hey, I made one of these!

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IMG_8273My label.1486079729672Here’s a beauty from Vaughn.  She made this using the Tula Beads pattern and shared the photo with me last week.  I love it!

Wednesday Evening Open Sew

Some random pictures from my Wednesday Open Sew.  They are fun and I missed them somehow in my posts.
img_9763The book bag Steph made for her daughter.
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The back.  Pretty awesome right?img_9758Steph’s hand appliqued heart quilt.  Happy Valentine’s Day!img_9757Mindy is binding this quilt for her sweet baby girl.  Stella is now almost two months old.  🙂

img_9931Steph’s newest.  She thinks outside the box…img_9759Fowler’s La Pass rosette.  So Fowler; so pretty.

This group will meet in a couple of weeks.  I’m going to do a better job of picture taking!!

The beads quilt

It has just started to snow here.  “Snow=sew”  I hope you have a chance to do a little sewing this weekend!  Here are some pictures from some of the quilts from my 2016 “Tula Beads” class.  I’m offering it again in January.  Come join me!img_9644Here’s Vaughn’s excellent start.  img_9643

This one belongs to Joan.  Love her color choices!img_9642Roberta has decided to use a Halloween theme.  It’s kinda cool!IMG_8159This one belongs to Ann Davis.  She finished it earlier this summer.IMG_8158Cydney made this one and used “manatee gray” for the background.  Wow!
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Here’s Sandra’s.  All batiks and absolutely beautiful!IMG_7719

I gave mine as a wedding gift this September.  I really want to make another one!  Tula has a new line coming in March…

Enjoy your weekend!

Open Sews

I have several Open Sews happening.  If you are interested in attending one, let me know.  We have great women making beautiful stuff!

img_9534Diana’s quilt.  Karen Thompson quilted this for her.  It is beautiful.

img_9536Her label has been pieced into the backing.

img_9540Carole’s disappearing 9-patch.  She quilted this herself.

img_9542Her pumpkins.  I LOVE the gray ones!

img_9545Here’s a Lazy Sunday pattern made from the newest Tula Pink collection.

img_9546Diana’s embroidery floss tin.

img_9547img_9734Here’s Laura’s beginner quilt.  She tried a new layout.  We liked it!

img_9651Vaughn’s batiks.

img_9649We loved this one!

img_9627Laura’s top is pin basted and ready for quilting.

img_9618Jennifer finished quilting her hexie quilt.  She was inspired by a pattern but this is basically an original design.img_9619

Beautiful!

img_9574Ann’s foundaton pieced blocks.  Polka dots!img_9573Her first dresden.  This is big!

img_9631Mindy is going to have a baby very soon.

img_9633She is making beautiful quilts…img_9628img_9629img_9630and wonderful little puffies for her little girl.  So sweet!