Wednesday, December 12, 2018

WIP Wednesday 12.12.2018

DO you know a hockey player?


This stocking really challenged me. If he decides that he doesn't want it after the holidays - I just may cut it up and add it to the dog bed scraps...


I roughly followed the MSQC stocking tutorial, found here. I traced the blade from one of DD's old CCM skates and made it the size to fit the stocking. I did use heavyweight interfacing to give the blade some 'ummmph'.

Linking up with:

Susan at Quiltfabrication's Midweek Makings

Monday, December 10, 2018

Design Wall Monday 12.10.2018

Anyone know a Chicago Blackhawks fan?

I DO! and I made him a quilt for Christmas!

pattern info:

Warm Wishes (I've had this pattern since it was a Project Linus Quiltmaker free quilt)

pant info:


Ready to label and hid threads!

Linking up with:

Judy at Small Quilts and Doll Quilts

Beth at Monday Making

Friday, December 7, 2018

Whoop! Whoop! 12.7.2018

I finished the Quilt-lets, well ahead of the Thursday,
Dec. 13th deadline! These are wheelchair quilts-lets that will be donated to a local nursing home. They are approximately 36 x 36.

Quilt-let 1 is from a Oconomowoc Guild packet.

pattern info: none-just a bunch of 6.5 inch squares. I started it at the guild sew day and on the way home...some goofiness occurred! Now it's just a random pattern.

panto info: dazzle

Quilt-let 2 is from my NMU sewing weekend.

pattern info: half log cabin using 3.5 inch strips

panto info: dazzle

Quilt-let 3 is from my NMU sewing weekend.

pattern info: half log cabin using 3.5 inch strips.

panto info: dazzle

Linking up with:

Sarah at Confessions of a Fabric Addict

Thursday, December 6, 2018

WIP Quilt-lets 12.6.2018

I finished piecing the black and red wheelchair quilt tops aka quilt-lets. I elected to make another set of 8/16 blocks so I would be able to stick to the same color theme in each quilt-let.

The black with red accents quilt-let.

The red with black accents quilt-let.

pattern info:

half log cabin blocks with 3.5 inch strips

Sunday, December 2, 2018

Weekend Sewing...

...I had an impromptu trip to Marquette, Michigan and NMU. I didn't have a lot scheduled so I packed up some sewing to do in the hotel room. This is the first time that I have done hotel sewing and it definitely won't be my last if the opportunity arises!

My view from the window. My room was overlooking US Highway 41-the major road here in the business side of town.

My sewing space-the converted business desk.

My cutting area-just moved the tv a bit.

My pressing area-the iron and board provided by hotel. The board was a little wobbly but oh my, the iron was HOT and stayed on.

The fruits of my labor:

A couple of star blocks


half log cabin blocks.

Friday, November 30, 2018

Whoop! Whoop! 11.30.2018

My two Christmas tree skirts have been gifted and received.

One went to my nephew who purchased his first house December 2017. I didn't have time to create a tree skirt last year so I made it a priority this November.

pattern info: Connie at FreeMotion by the River blog
                     (I didn't find the tutorial but Connie writes about
                        the quilt)

panto info:

Continous Baptist Fans

The second Christmas Tree skirt went to my son. He recently moved into his own place and purchases a tree!

My son is a Red Wing fan so Red Wing fabric on the back!

pattern info:

Connie at FreeMotion by the River

panto info:

Continous Baptist Fans

Linking up with:

Sarah at Confessions of a Fabric Addict

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

WIP Wednesday 11.28.2018

I pieced together another wheelchair quilt top from the charity group. I arranged it on the table, sewed the rows and then transported it home for completion.

Somehow, I goofed up the arrangement with two lights together. I really am learning to love my design wall I have in the sewing room!

I also pieced a few string blocks and stars for my FB Quilt of Valor Stars block drive. This current drive ends 12.31.2018. They have only received a fraction of the goal so I will be making more blocks to send along.

I have six more cut that I can piece before starting in on my Christmas projects and hopefully, be able to sew a few more.