Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Progress

I've been making some good progress lately and thought I would share a few pics.


I added a few more blocks to my Crown of Thorns quilt and finished the top yesterday morning. The lovely ladies from That Stash Bee helped me with this one, and I love it! Now to decide on a backing. I'm also trying to decide if I want to quilt this on my machine or wait and take it to my mom's and use her longarm. It is about 75" square, so I'm not really looking forward to wrangling it through mine. But, I don't think we are going back to Iowa until this summer and I don't want to wait that long, either. What a problem to have, right?

The spiderweb blocks that I chose for my month in Always Bee Learning have been rolling in and surprisingly, I have done a pretty good job at keeping up on this one. This is what I've gotten so far and I'm still waiting on three more people. I love this Riley Blake La Creme Swiss Dot that I am using for the background. My plan is to add another row or two of the spiderweb blocks, then put this panel off-center and add more of the dots on either side. Sound good?


I also finished the quilting on my second Star Flare. It is actually hanging upstairs in the playroom right now, without binding. I didn't want to just fold it back up while I waited to bind it, so I thought the playroom could use a little brightening.

Now I've got stacks pulled for a friend's gender-neutral baby quilt and another custom order all while waiting for blocks to finish two more quilts. I guess I like to keep things moving!

17 comments:

  1. Oh those quilts are beautiful!!! The Crown Of Thorns is stunning x

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  2. Wow. Every one is lovely but that Crown of Thorns - one of my very very favorite bee quilt ever. And how clever to just stitch up your spiderwebs as you get them - good going!

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  3. Wow... The Crown of Thorns is amazing. It is a great idea to make it as a bee quilt. In general you're really on the roll. The spiderwebs looks great too.

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  4. Can't believe you are keeping up with bee blocks as you get them, awesome!

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  5. Oooh, super busy, love that crown of thorns!

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  6. Wow, wow and wow! They all look fabulous.

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  7. That crown of thorns is beautiful. Well, they all are!

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  8. Fantastic stash bee quilt! I love the pops of black, though it's something I would never think to do in a project!

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  9. You have some really good stuff going on there. I like the reds around the spider web blocks.

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  10. You have the best bee blocks! I love the crown of thorns and the spiderwebs are coming together fast.

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  11. You know I love the Crown of Thorns but that spiderweb...LOVE And putting it off-center, you just made my quilty little Christmas-loving heart happy. You better be glad you don't live next door because I might have to steal it...after you got it quilted and bound of course.

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  12. Amazing quilts, but your crown of thorns is my absolute favourite

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  13. That spiderweb quilt is going to look fantastic off centered!! The background fabric is just too perfect for words!

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  14. LOVE the crown of thorns! The colours are gorgeous in it.

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  15. Goodness gracious, those are all gorgeous! I especially love the Crown of Thorns one. I don't know how you manage to make so many quilts!

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