Tuesday, December 18, 2012

I'm NOT Madonna :)

I got TWO packages from the UK this weekend!
One was a blog winning, some nice FQs and a tissue pouch and some insense.
another was from Chris, december's pincushion! plus a cute little tree ornament and 4 LOLLIES :-) I don't dare open them, they are SO cute, but I think once my kids find them, they'll be gone.

I'm also working on easy street- just step #2 still, but I've done more today too.
Plus I'm working on a "secret" project for Connecting threads- a quilt, where I'll have the pattern for sale there! the top is done....

 Sunday night was our Church's Christmas party and talent show and I gave away a quilt to someone by doing a raffle. Our pastor introduced me and said in the quilting world I was famous like Madonna! LOL..... it was hilarious....THANKS!! :-)
oh, and while I was picked out a name out of the basket, I bumped it and all the papers went flying everywhere.... Then we had our pastor pick the name instead and he picked a "lady" who is pregnant, and I had just told them a few months ago, that they were NEXT to have a baby- they have 2 kids the same age as my older 2.

This was the quilt I gave away, a sampler quilt, my own pattern where I taught a class in making this at our community college in 2011.
So now we "hope" it's a GIRL!! we'll see :-)
otherwise I will make her a boyish quilt, her older daughter already eyed this one and asked who the quilt is for.
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 - December here
#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- 10 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 - TOP DONE
#63(November) Crazy Daisy- scrapped, maybe?? put on shelf for other projects
#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 January
#67 (November) - easy street- working on step 2
#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
#73 (December) thomas quilt- quilt it today- all fabrics are here
#74(December) "birds", quilt it today- fabrics ordered

can't wait until 2013, so I can condense this list and start over!


Needled Mom said...

Madonna??? Oh wow! I'm not sure that I would be thrilled with that one.

I am sure she was thrilled with her quilt win.

Melody said...

A very funny anecdote and a beautiful quilt.

Rhonda said...

I love it... the quilt and the story. It is so funny how God works sometimes. He makes sure the right person receives the right gift. :)

Michele said...

Cute post. Can't wait to see what you've been up to for CT.