Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Quilting like crazy

I am trying to finish a number of UFO's and continuing to sort and organize my sewing stuff. Since the beginning of January I have quilted Double Delight, Quilting Queen, Apple Cider Bears and now they all need to be trimmed and binding sewn on. I have the binding made for 2 of them. I have sewed the binding on a flannel quilt that I quilted last summer that now needs to be hand sewn. Last night in sorting and putting things away I found another small quilt with the binding half hand-sewed so I did some more of it; less than 1 side left to do and something will be completely finished.
In the midst of finishing I could not resist starting something new so a flannel rag quilt has been started for my niece who is expecting her first child in March.
I will post pictures when I get back to my main computer as they are not on the laptop.

Friday, January 8, 2010

Lost track of time-again

i thought I should check in and realized I hadn't posted since Dec 20-that is almost three weeks..... Anyway it has been busy; I have done a little more on the mystery quilt but it is currently resting. I saw a setting for it that used sashing which I absolutely love so now I have to find the right fabric for that. This quilt is for my son and he loved the picture with the sashing plus it makes a great size without a huge border.
He was here for Christmas for a week; he came on the train again which he finds much more relaxing and enjoyable than flying. Didn't do too much special except spend some great time relaxing together. He spent some time with his sister as well, it was great as they have become great friends now that they are adults.
Hoping to finish a few projects this month, I have pulled out a few quilts and am trying to find backings and bindings. Will post some pictures once I get going.
I also have been to the swimming pool twice this week for aqua-size so we will try to keep that up.