I participated in the Quilt Along that Joanne at Thread Head hosted last year. I decided to make it into a king size quilt for our bed because I only have one king size quilt and we've been using it for about 4 years and I was getting tired of it. If you click on the link above, you can see all the blocks as well as a picture of Joanne's finished quilt - the one that's labeled "My quilt - all finished." I didn't make all the blocks as shown, just the ones I liked best. Mainly Ohio Star, Sawtooth Star and Churn Dash. I will be finishing mine with the same border as Joanne's.
|Close up of the first border.|
When I first retired and we were on our first trip, I took my Featherweight along. At that time I started making blocks for "Scrappity-Do-Dah" which was a quilt pattern I received in a quilt magazine advertisement. Since then, I have made blocks from time to time until I now have about 460 blocks - enough for a 90" x 100" quilt! One day this week, I just wanted some mindless sewing to do so I took these out and started sewing some together. Here are some of them. I only made 2 blocks out of each piece of fabric, so there will be lots of different fabrics in it.
Since my blog name is Country Log Cabin and my Etsy shop is Log Cabin Mercantile, I have been wanting to make a quilt block depicting a log cabin. I finally got around to it! It is a cabin with a log cabin block on one side.
This morning I was looking for a quilt pattern that I KNOW is in one of these APQ magazines, but could I find it? No! I don't know the name of it either. I think I should get my magazines organized and maybe I'll find it then.
A lady working in a quilt shop once told me that she is making a wedding quilt for each of her grandchildren. She had 7 I think and they were all pretty young. I want to do that as well, and I think I should start pretty soon. My oldest one is 20! That lady hand quilted all of hers, but I doubt I will do that. Any suggestions?