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Showing posts from October, 2015

Catching up on my Block of the months and sew alongs.

Now that the boutique is over I can spend some time catching up on some of my Block of the Months and sew-a-longs.

Here are the Fat Quarter Shop's Designer Mystery Blocks fro September and October.  (Library and Post Office)

And also from Fat Quarter Shop the September and October Snapshot blocks.

And the Shabby Fabrics Pillow of the Monthly Club for October.

And some  blocks from the Farm Girl Vintage Sew A Long.  I've finished the top and plan on pinning it this weekend.

I'm going on a friendship group retreat in a couple weeks and I plan to machine quilt the whole time.  I will have 4 quilt tops and 2 table runners to quilt and bind.

Bonnie Hunter from Quiltville announced her colors for this years' mystery quilt called Allietare this year - it will have the colors of Italy, a place she visited this past year.  She is always inspired by her travels.  I think I'll start pulling colors tonight.

Thanks for looking.

MORE Boutique Items and a couple of things for me...

September is my month that I set aside to make boutique items for our local guilds annual fund raiser, a holiday boutique.  I feel its my responsibility to keep our guild alive (I love great speakers and workshops and our guild is good at that).  Our guild helps our community and learn.  So I try to make as much stuff as I can.  Here are a few more items.

I got all my consignment quilts ready to go tonight.  I'm putting a lot of them out to sell.  If one sells I'll be thrilled - but I want to give people options.  :)  I'm happy that there are at least 6 of us who will sell bigger quilts on consignment.  I hope people will understand the reason they will be more expensive than the quilts you see at Target or Bed, Bath & Beyond.  These quilts are unique, hand made with love.  

And now some stuff for me.  When putting my quilting stuff out this past weekend, I didn't have a little quilt for the end of our counter where I keep the fruit bowl.  And bowl has a skeleton o…