Wednesday, July 19, 2017

getting some sewing done

well I finally got the quilt in the longarm done and binding done as of last night.   I have also been making some rows for the row by row experience.   I have 4 rows done  one of them I didn't applique the hot air balloons on until I decide which direction I want this row to go.   I hope to get 4 more rows done and find a shop to turn it in at... so much fun..

I also got a baby quilt to the flimsy stage  now to get it quilted  so that I can go see my great niece  she was born in May.  Took me awhile to decide on a pattern to use 2 charm packs that I had .  The pattern is a MSQC pattern  I use all of the 2 packs with except of using the very light ones that would not contract with the white...   I has a multi print border  just looks light pink in the picture it has all the colors in it..

Off to sew with friends today at my house  it is 3rd Weds...   not sure what I am going to work on   maybe get the border on my big quilt that is on the design wall...  Needs a yellow inner border sewn on   then the pieced border which I already have done waiting to be sewn on.

Happy quilting,
Sharon J

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

row by row project

I have been working on the 2017 row by row project.  I have one row from Wooden Spool in Effingham Il  done except for sewing the balloons on  will decide later if doing vertical or horizontal.
then paper pieced the background for the row from Main Street Quilt co in Shelbyville, Il   need to applique the car and road lines.    Need to get some more this next week.   would like to get at least 8 to make the quilt and hopefully turn it in for a prize again this year..  

last Weds  few friends and I went on our own shop hop  this is where I got these 2 rows.  also went to 2 other shops that were new to us  and they were great.  It was a great day of shopping and friendship.

Now need to work on a baby quilt  for great niece  got blocks made now to do sashing and borders.
I will work on it in between doing things with grandsons  they are here this week for vacation. They were gone with Papa this afternoon so that is how I got some sewing done..  I think tomorrow is boating and tubing for couple of hours so will see if I get any sewing done.

keep on sewing  too hot to be outside.

Sharon J