Friday, February 14, 2014

Women of the bible, snow and CELTIC SOLSTICE!

The women of the bible block – Lot’s wife is done.

Just like last year I tried to find fabrics that looked like salt Winking smile but that was kind of tricky with my color scheme, but the blue with dots does look like salt right?

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This was all FPP since it’s only a 3” block (3 1/2”)

It’s SEW cut though Smile

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Yesterday we got a bit more snow and ice overnight so everyone stayed at home.

The snow was no JOKE Wednesday, I have to show this link from our local news channel.

When I started seeing the snow on Wednesday I called my husband to come home, the snow had not started at his work yet though but he has a 45min drive home and they said the night before that once it starts, it would come down fast! He arrived after 1hr or so. His co workers left 1hr after him and were stuck on the roads for 3-4hrs! my neighbor’s daughter left her work at noon and didn’t make it home until 7pm!

 

Today there’s still snow on the ground but I think the roads are okay and he took my car/suv to work with 4WD, plus he’ll pick up our friends at the airport now who were stuck in NY for a day (hotel paid- so not too bad!)

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and DRUM ROLL please!!!

CELTIC SOLSTICE IS DONE!!

TADA!!

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I quilted allover funky flowers and leaves in red thread.

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Did a sort of scrappy backing looks like a large cross or Christmas present!

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I did the label in EQ stitch and appliqued the center of the sun.

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PHEW! tired now Winking smile

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#1 (2012) giraffe wall hanging –working on the baby giraffe now

#2 (2012) fall leaf blocks swap- ready to quilt

#3 (2012) bubble gum quilt kit won at quilt show

#4 (2012) hexies- 43 flowers

#5 (2013)- roman holiday kit

#7 (April 2013) – blue/ yellow kaleidoscope blocks, have a few done.

#8 (Sept 2013) farm animal panel – embroidery panel just done

#9 (Oct 2013) Scrappy Chain quilt QAL – blocks done

#10 (Oct 2013) 12 days of Christmas embroidery

#14 (Nov 2013) Celtic solstice – DONE!

#15 (July 2013) persian star FPP block swap – top done

#18 (Jan 2014) McCall’s batiks – fabrics here

#19 (Jan 2014) Quilted Jacket wonky logs- pattern bought

#20 (Jan 2014) Women of the bible BOW 3”- Lot’s wife done

#21 (Jan 2014) “knit” quilt for McCall’s – fabrics here

#22 (Jan 2014) bright “core”- DONE!

#23 (Jan 2014) solids scraps- secret leader and ender project

#25 (Feb 2014) Gym bag DONE!

7 comments:

Sheila said...

Oh my. What a tiny blocks.
Congratulations! Celtic Solstice is a beautiful finish.
Ahhhhhh. Sweet picture of Sleeping Beauty.

Vicki W said...

It looks great!

Connie said...

I'm glad your husband got home before the worst of the storm Bea! Your quilt is beautiful and it does look like a cross on the back, congrats on your finish!

katerina jubir said...

I think you have good sense in making design. Manything will give advantage for people who love clothes design like me.
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Karen in Breezy Point said...

Congrats on the big finish!!! It's going to be a long time before my CS is finished. Your's is beautiful!!

Michele said...

I too am glad he got home safely. The Celtic Solstice really turned out fabulous.

Carla said...

Awesome quilt. I was able to get some quilts finished this past week finally.