I finally took the time to sandwich Pie Birds and get it under the quilting foot. I am trying to get better at controlling the quilting and towards that end I got a pair of quilting gloves. So I put them on and sat at the machine and tried to to work my magic. But… Continue reading Pie Birds gets its Day
For May my OMG is to sandwich, quilt, and bind Pie Birds. I will look at Log Cabin Courthouse Step tops to get an idea of quilting styles. I am going to back and bind this in the brown used for the Flying Geese units. I am thinking about using a brown thread for the… Continue reading May OMG, Sewing Challenges, Monthly Table Topper
My April OMG was to finish the sashing and borders for Peacock. Done!!! And I even made it larger than originally planned! My Sewing Goals: 2 Cosmetic Cases for a lovely young lady who is getting married. Actually I made 8 cases total! A jewelry case that Jeep Girl wants for traveling. Not yet,… Continue reading April OMG, Sewing Goals, Monthly Table Topper Wrap Up
And I don't have to go out of town tonight or tomorrow!! Can I get a Whoop Whoop for that? LOL You can't imagine how happy I am! We have been gone the last 4 weekends. Fun things took us away, cruise and weddings, but at some point you want to be stationary! OK, on… Continue reading It’s Friday!!!
Ugh! I am failing at choosing borders for Peacock. I know I want a matching thin border and binding to surround a larger border. Thin border at 3/8"-1/2", larger border at 2.75"-3". But which fabrics to use? 4 fabrics were used in the top and 2 match the color scheme. Here are some combos I… Continue reading Help Me! I Can’t Decide
Here it is 3 days into the week and what do I have to show? Not a lot! Oh well, Monday was just a day for recovering from the busy weekend. Wedding, Easter, travel, and life, take time to get over. LOL Here are the only 2 photos I took of the entire weekend. I… Continue reading Too Much To Process!
For April my OMG is to finish the sashing and borders for Peacock. The next step will be quilting, but I think I want to farm this out. I am seeing Orange Peel quilting around the squares, but not sure if it's doable since the "squares" are set on point. So I will be talking… Continue reading April OMG, Sewing Goals, Monthly Table Topper
My March OMG was to get the Peacock (Granny Squares) blocks started. I planned to make at least half of the blocks. I am happy to say I exceeded that goal because I got all the blocks done!! Now I just need to add sashings and audition borders to get the top done, which will… Continue reading March OMG, Sewing Goals, Monthly Table Topper, and Friday Fun!