Sunday, March 25, 2012

Did get one quilt done and more fabrics arrived

I finished the quilt for McCalls this weekend, I'm very pleased with it. too bad I can't show much
these are about all I can show..... the border and the backing after it's quilted
I actually quilted with 3 colors of thread, green for the border, orange for the inner border and white on the main part

this is the back of the quilt you can see the orangle bubbles better

Now THESE lovely fabrics arrived from Riley Blake for the McCall's quilt #2
They are sooo cute and will fit perfectly with this pattern I made.

look at this one! it's called vintage baby I think the stores will get the bolts next month, not sure.

I also decided to re-organize a little, I needed to slowly empty out the baby JUNK room. I had tons of scrapbook albums in there, the only place to put them would be my craft room and now that the kids got their own craft table, I empties the shelves and dumped everything on THEIR table now, don't the shelves/cubbies look so nice now?

now THEIR table is a mess, but I tried to stack everything up against the wall for now until either hubby builds some shelves or I buy something for it.

then I moved the scrapbooks into the cubbies, these are just HALF of them, the rest I added later.

On the shelf above the cubbies I will display various pin cushions that I've made or were given to me, I'm starting a collection! these two owls are SPARES I might give away one day, we'll see :-)

here's another update on my 2012 list

#1 welcome to the hive-turned into a pillow DONE!
#2 lotus quilt- done appliquing, ready to quilt
#3 blue flower table runner- DONE!
#4 pumpkin star pillow- just needs to be stuffed and sewn together
#5 red mini star table topper- top done and ready to quilt DONE!
#6 Bunny table runner- DONE!
#7 Connecting threads KIT fabrics- already mailed. recv'd 4 blocks back
#8 giraffe wall hanging - still working on needleturn applique, mommy giraffe almost done
#9 pineapple black and blue quilt- LEADERS and ENDERS, 2nd set done, started on #3
#10 Blue star quilt- lots of blocks done
#11 Pine tree BOM- MARCH is done
#12 Next Stitch STAR- top done waiting to be quilted, binding made, using yardage for backing
#13 snowmen table runner- DONE!
#14 Elenar Burns star Go! die- pieces cut for a scrappy look- SCRAPPED! added pieces back on shelf
#15 aqua owl- DONE! and made a pair of hotpads too for a neighbor
# 16 geese in a ring- DONE!
# 17 Bonnie Hunter ORCA mystery - top done- skipping the border
# 18 Little twister blue- SCRAPPED
#19 green, red, yellow flower quilt- top done, just taking forever removing the papers
# 20 small embroidered trees (4 blocks) - top done
# 21 spring swap blocks- got plans but no background fabrics ordered yet
# 22Making memories embroidered panel- needs to be made into a cute wall hanging
# 23 black, red white asian quilt- ready to be quilted, no backing yet
# 24 color block swap- top is done, done and quilted!
# 25 fall leaf blocks swap- lots of blocks, ideas, but no plan yet
# 26 Baby gingham dog boy quilt- DONE!
#27- a doll apples quilt- DONE!
#28(jan 2012) need to quilt 2 donation quilts- done and mailed off
#29(jan) batik pastel kit won at quilt show
#30 (jan) wonky block- mailed off DONE
#31 (feb) jelly roll quilt- DONE!
#32 (feb)5 x 1yards of beige/ black batiks- snow storm at sea quilt top done
#33 (mar) won 9 march BOM from pine tree guild- make into quilt top
#34 (mar) batik quilt for McCalls - DONE!
#35(mar) another quilt for McCalls- fabrics arrived


SameliasMum said...

Your sewing space looks super tidy. Want to come over and tackle mine ;-)

Love your owls. So cute!

Carol said...

Fabulous shelf space!

iluvmybugs said...

Those cubbies are great..can't wait to see your pincushion collection!
~Terry~ :o)

Carla said...

My goodness. Your list of accomplishments is impressive. McCalls is one of my favourite mags of all time. I'd hate to think how many I have! Have a great week.

Hillbilly Tonya said...

There are so many cute pincushions anymore. Reorganization is so much fun,at least I think. Gives everything a fresh start.