Sunday, December 9, 2012

Blue star quilt and new sign and 2012 update

I've caught up with customer's quilts for now, then friday night I remembered that our pastor mentioned last week that a woman had contacted him about moving her son here to UNC hospital and I guess it's for a long time, since she needed household stuff, of course I was thinking quilts!!
I found out during the week that the son is a teenager, so friday night I was looking at the quilts I had made already and nothing really looked like a teenage boy quilt, so I had this quilt top made and quilted it saturday morning and spent all day putting binding on it :-)
I just quilted the pointy swirls all over it

here's the back, it was a small blue print on top of white.

I gave this one to the mom from my "pile"
well I gave these to our pastor's wife to give to her, but now the lady hasn't replied back on emails, so we'll see what happens.
Now LOOK at this!!
my husband made me this sign this week.
He has a CNC router in the garage and got the idea to make me a sign.
I love how he capitalized Quilter and spaced it away from my name :-)

he used a "V" bit, so it's neat at engraving, then he also stained the wood afterwards

here you can see the size of it, it's a nice size, eventually it will go above my door, just need to find the hardware for that.

(Now I told him to make more "test" signs to sell at the craft show next weekend)
I need to make more craft stuff too this week
here's another update on my 2012 list
#1 welcome to the hive-turned into a pillow DONE!
#2 lotus quilt- DONE!
#3 blue flower table runner- DONE!
#4 pumpkin star pillow- DONE!
#5 red mini star table topper- top done and ready to quilt DONE!
#6 Bunny table runner- DONE!
#7 wonky house block swap- DONE!
#8 giraffe wall hanging - still working on needleturn applique, mommy giraffe almost done
#9 pineapple black and blue quilt- giving these a break now
#10 Blue star quilt- DONE!
#11 Pine tree BOM- MARCH is done
#12 Next Stitch STAR- Done!
#13 snowmen table runner- DONE!
#14 Elenar Burns star Go! die- pieces cut for a scrappy look- SCRAPPED!
#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-
# 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) - DONE!
# 21 spring swap blocks- got plans but no background fabrics ordered yet
# 22 Making memories embroidered panel- needs to be made into a cute wall hanging
# 23 black, red white asian quilt- DONE!
# 24 color block swap- top is done, done and quilted!
# 25 fall leaf blocks swap- ready to quilt
# 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) bubble gum quilt kit won at quilt show - top done adding vine on border
#30 (feb) jelly roll quilt- DONE!
#31 (feb)5 x 1yards of beige/ black batiks- DONE!
#32 (mar) won 9 march BOM -dotted flowers -ready to quilt
#33 (mar) batik quilt for McCalls - DONE!
#34(mar) #2 quilt for McCalls- DONE and shipped
#35 (all year) Round Robin swap -TOP is here and ready to quilt
#36(mar) Dr seuss baby shower gift- DONE!-gave to neighbor
#37 (april) blue strip pieced blocks - DONE!
#38 (april) won a pattern and two charm bundles- Baby quilt DONE!
#39 wonky block swap -DONE and mailed!
#40(may) Civil War Legacies- DONE! extra blocks ready to ship out
#41 (may) blue and white lil' twister- DONE!
#42 (june) berry squares quilt- DONE!
#43(June)neighbor gave me orange and green brick quilt top- DONE!
#44 (june) - drunkard's path- top done, may need a border
#45 (June) - Hidden forest- applique- Deer block done
#46(June) fabric balls - finished #10!
#47(june) pin cushion swap - working on November, received november
#48 (July) McCall's #3 quilt- DONE!
#49 (July) smooth sailing (CT bundle)- ready to quilt
#50(July) Lorax quilt- DONE!
#51( july) geese in a ring- 6 blocks are here
#52 (july) christmas tree skirt- top done
#53(july) hexies- 43 done and sewn together
#54(august) women of the bible quilt blocks- 8 blocks done
#54(september) Boxes!- fabrics arrived
#55 (September)- Woven stars - done!
#56 (September) McCall's #4 - DONE!
#57 (September) McCall's #5 diamond in squares - started blocks
#58 (September) roman holiday- kit
#59 (october) mini tumbler- DONE!
#60 (October) Benertex floral quilt- top done ready to quilt
#61 (October) Valentine's Round Robin- december arrived
#62 (November) Woven Stars for CT - foundation parts done
#63(November) Crazy Daisy- vote for quilt idea!
#64 (November) Holiday Lane Pillow- DONE!
#65 (November) - Quilt it today- DONE!
#66 (November) Quilt it today #2- red, white and blue quilt- fabrics arrive in December
#67 (November) - easy street- working on step 1
#68 (November) McCall's #6 flower star- approved, need to pick fabrics
#69 (November) McCall's #7- "crazy daisy" - approved, need to pick fabrics
#70 (November) - Book quilt- just planned for next year
#71 and 72(December) twin boy quilts for next year


Rosa said...

The quilt is just beautiful and I hope you can find the mother. Your husband did a spectacular job!!.
Have a fun week.

Connie said...

What beautiful quilts and how wonderful of you to give them. I can't believe how fast you quilted the blue one! Your husband's work is beautiful too and I can't wait to see the "test signs" he makes for you to sell at the craft show.

Michele said...

Both of the gift quilts are beautiful and I'm sure they will be well loved. The sign is really great. Way to go hubby!

ytsmom said...

I love your new sign! I think these would sell well, I love finding little signs the relate to quilting.

Janet O. said...

So good of you to give those beautiful quilts to this mother and son.
Very cool sign DH made for you!