8/29/09

Quilt Blocks, Post Cards and Lady

Click Here for Quilt Give away.


Here is a sneak peek of the some of the "Winters aren't Blue" table topper blocks.

















August Purple & Brown challenge block










I am providing the quilt block for Sept P & B challenge. At first I thought I would do this Shadow Trapunto..










But decided to do this maple leaf block.




I made this block for a friend.





These are the Post Cards I received in the FabLoversSwap first post card swap. Theme ...Garden





Lady
Oct 1998 - Aug 2009




Lady was my first beagle. She was a wonderful momma dog. She loved puppies and thought they were all hers. She even raised one litter of grand babies when her daughter suddenly died. Her favorite treat was bacon. She loved hunting and tracking but couldn't do much because of bad allergic reactions to poison ivy. She thought it was marvelous to go out with us target shooting. She also was very good with children and loved to play with them as long as they understood which toys were hers. She loved to get her nails clipped and get baths and ride in the car. We went to a many of yard sales and she always knew the beany squirrels were for her.

8/23/09

*** GIVEAWAY***

My Blog Anniversary will be September 2. I have decided to have a giveaway, as a thank you to my family and friends that come and read my posts.
*** Sue Cahill***
winner
*****Giveaway*****

DAISY SWIRL
Shadow trapunto mini quilt
14 1/2" square
plus some surprises



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Winner will be randomly chosen from those that comment to this post by September 2, 2009. I plan to choose the winner on the 3rd and email the winner. Winner will be posted on my blog also. An alternative winner may be chosen, if I don't have an address to mail winnings to by Sept. 6th.
And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.
Philippians 4:7

8/21/09

In my last post at the end is a video without pictures. It is a black box. Click on the small triangle at the bottom left of the black box and be sure your sound is turned up.

Post Cards and quilts


A short time ago Kim from TBlovers2 got me interested in making quilty post cards. They are lots of fun to make and don't take to long to complete.

Here are a couple I made from my winnings from FAbLoversSwap UFO challenge.

This is one I made and sent as a thank you to the quilter that donated the winnings

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And this post card is for a swap on TBLovers2.



Next is my Star Swirl W/U challenge quilt for the N2Quilting group. It only needed the binding sewn on to complete it. So it is now finished.




The last pictures are of my FabLoversSwap Heartfelt 2009 Anniversary Wall Quilt. We swapped 6 in heart blocks.







As to what I am working on right now. I am hand quilting a table topper for a very dear friend. No pics right now.





The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in him, and I am helped: therefore my heart greatly rejoiceth; and with my song will I praise him. Psalms 28:7



video

8/7/09

Quilts, Blocks & More

Here are a few pictures of things I've been working on the last couple of months. The first is a baby quilt for my soon to be born Grand son. Look closely, the border quilting has dog leashes made from beige grossgrain ribbon.


Next is a memory quilt. My TBLovers group ladies sent me 6" HOF (hearts of friendship) blocks. After my step dad died. Earlier this month Kim our group leader gave me a nudge to make the blocks into a quilt.


Next is another Shadow Trapunto mini quilt I designed and made using Geta's method. And a very small sample I made to show the steps.

Here are some HOF I've made for others in my group. Sometimes we do make other shapes. The house is one.
Also some lottery blocks for TBLovers2.
Next are some post cards I made for a swap in FLS.
Theme was Garden.
This is my block for July for the Thimbleberries Moda bee Challenge.
On Tuesday my car was hit with the quick cart a Wal-Mart. It will be getting fixed shortly.

And a picture of my precious grandson.




I am reminded of the words in a song...
Count your Blessings, Name them one by one; Count your many blessings, See what God hath done;
I have many and even more that I do not know about.