Monday, February 1, 2016

Monday Meanderings 2 - 1 - 2016

Zoom -- there went January. On to February!  I finished 2 small quilts -- Saturday I shared the little wall hanging.  Later this week I'll share the table runner I finished last Friday.  Not the biggest finishes this month.  

Here's what is really on my design wall.  I had to shove around some of the little antique 9 patches to make enough room to get good photos of these two projects. 
First, the Seattle Sea Hawk blocks for Irma, a member of the FCQ EQuilters.  She asked us to make these as she plans to make a quilt for a friend who is a big Sea Hawks fan.  I hope to get 10 made and sent by the end of February.  I cut two more blocks last night. 
This is the block for the next charity challenge quilt from fabrics given to me by the Maryland guild.  Remember this quilt? I had saved more masculine fabrics to do another quilt.  This is the pattern.  I'm mixing in quite a few of my own fabrics to get a more masculine feel.  The blue and the cream will be the same in all the blocks. What I'm just thinking -- could I actually cut the blue as a square? Probably not based on the way it is constructed.  Oh well.   Now to just find time (and room) to cut out the fabrics.  Here's why I say this: 
The disaster of the cutting table.  The box has been emptied and some contents thrown away or recycled.  Maybe if I actually cut out the above quilt I would have less scattered across this table.  You can see some lime green for the Sea Hawks blocks too.  

Perhaps I should include cleaning off the cutting table in the goals for the week! 
January 25, 2016
Quilt Two Customer Quilts √ one done, the other started.
Finish quilting patriotic table runner
Finish 2nd little antique 9 patch quilt√ need borders still
Finish patriotic table runner (bind)

Finish quilting and binding OMG top

And coming up this week... 
February 1, 2016
Finish quilting 2 customer quilts (one from last week and a new one.)
Put borders on two antique 9 patches
Pick the next OMG
Quilt one of my quilts
Clean off cutting table
Cut out next charity challenge quilt

Just as a side note check out this post of Sarah's from Confessions of a Fabric Addict.  She's showing a different 9 patch quilt every Sunday for 6 weeks as part of her Nifty Nines Quilt Along.  I love this one and need to figure out when I can make it.  I have a lot of 2.5" squares already cut -- all I would have to do is cut a background fabric.  It is a great way to use up all those squares I keep cutting.  

That's it from me.  I'm linking up with Monday Makings at Love Laugh Quilt and Main Crush Monday at Cooking Up Quilts.  

Happy Quilting All!  

6 comments:

  1. Wow, you have a LOT in the works! I like the masculine blocks you're making. Is there an online link to the pattern?

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  2. I love the Seattle Seahawks blocks. They're gorgeous!

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  3. bwaaaahahahaha... looks like my space. What in the world will we do with all this fabric? Where's it gonna live? I push it around and around the studio. LeeAnna

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  4. The Seattle Seahawks blocks are beautiful. I'm not a fan, but they sure have nice team colors. Good luck with all your goals this week.

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  5. The colors in your Seahawks blocks are some of my favorites to work with - love them. You have a lot planned for this week, good luck in your sewing room this week!

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  6. Your Sea Hawk blocks are beautiful I really admire the neatness.
    http://sewpreetiquils.blogspot.com

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