Monday, January 3, 2011

Design Wall Monday 1-3-11


This is the result from the Fabricholics Anonymous' New Year's Eve Mystery.  Actually, this was as of Saturday morning.  Yesterday I added a 4 patch border.  I'll be taking pics of it soon.  I am really happy with how it turned out.  In fact, I'm so happy I'm keeping this one.  I'll take a picture of the finished top shortly. Don't forget to visit Judy's blog to do some Monday morning blog hopping to see every one's design walls. 


Christmas Pineapple -- a finished UFO started during 1997 appx.  And, boy do I like it now.  There really is something about finishing a UFO that is so satisfying -- especially if it turns out you LOVE it! 

 Bowties II.  I have used another group of bowtie blocks to make this donation quilt.  For the longest time I made bow tie blocks if I didn't have a specific leader/ender project.  Now, I'm trying to put some of the blocks into quilts.  I may have one more quilt worth of blocks.   Unfortunately they aren't bright like these are.  These two quilts were the last ones I did in December. 

Today's Plans 
• Pick the 5 quilts I'd like to make from my books and patterns and list them somewhere.
• Make 2 kits for Baby Quilt Sew In on Saturday.  
• Put the last strip on the Trip Around the World.  Determine if it needs to be bigger.  
• Pick next UFO.
• Prep triangles for current scrap quilt. 
• Sign up for UFO challenges. 

Way more to do than I really need but I want to get each of those things done -- sooner than later.  

As we get back into our normal routines remember to have fun sewing! 
Happy Quilting! 



8 comments:

  1. Wow, you create one beautiful quilt after another. Great work!

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  2. Beautiful projects! Love the pineapples...I remember when you were debating about the border. Your mystery turned out great...I have seen a couple tops posted in blogland and it's amazing how each one looks so different. Love the bowties!

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  3. The border on the pineapple quilt turned out perfect. I love the wrap around effect on the corners.

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  4. All wonderful quilts and nice bright colors.

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  5. l-o-v-e the pineapple quilt!
    and the bowties and your newyears mystery--wow and it's only the 3rd of January!!!

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  6. Such great projects. The New Years Mystery is too cute.

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  7. Love the New Year's mystery. Wish I had done it this year! I should print out the pattern before I forget how much I love it :) YOu picked out great fabrics.

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  8. Great that you got the mystery quilt top done! I followed along but didn't sew one stitch. Love the colors/fabrics you used.

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