Friday, April 4, 2014

I found it!

I've been looking for a quilt I had designed in EQ7, and could not figure out where I had filed it... I know silly me. It was in the file I thought it was in but for some reason the file was empty the other day. So, let's begin with a recap:

I believe 2 days ago, or maybe it was yesterday, I posted these two blocks, so here is that entry:

Here is the quilt that goes along with those two blocks! Except, I changed the background from the original design. I had made the background in the original white. I have two versions of this quilt: no applique in borders, and the other has applique.

You could also make the inner border white and the binding white. I like framing the outer border.So, what do you think? That is a lot of 6" blocks!! There are 64 inner blocks, and 44 border 6" blocks...lets do the math, how many blocks does that total? 108 I still like it and want to make the one with the applique.
In case you are wondering, yes, this is paper piecing. It is much faster to paper piece this.
I almost forgot to post this one, I made the inner border white.
 This one has a simple elegance to it.

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Its Thursday already

Doesn't seam right that it is Thursday! I don't know why, but this entire week is off for me. I can't remember what day of the week it is, all week long. You know how when your Monday is different, such as a holiday, and your entire week is thrown off. That is how I feel this week.

Yesterday was wonderful!! I had a trunkshow at Material Girls Quilt Shop in Dearborn, MI. I was only expecting a few quilters. Lets just say it was more than just a few quilters!! LOL Almost standing room only! How cool!! I made a lot of nice friends :) Showed off my quilts! Talked about Accuquilt, Innova longarm machines....sewing is good! Life was great! I'm still coming down from the high! LOL

I woke up this morning around 4:30AM and could not go back into a deep sleep. My mind beginning racing! Racing with quilting designs, designing fabric! I could see images running through my head, I tossed and turned and then the alarm went off. I get out of bed and think go write those ideas down, quickly! by the time I get into the kitchen, cup of coffee in hand the ideas were gone! Oh I hate when that happens!

Today, the photographer is suppose to come out and take pics of my free pattern for the newspaper. They never showed up on Tuesday, called the reporter. She had written down the wrong date so we rescheduled, no biggie :)

I ordered a book yesterday, just because I love the quilt on the cover, and I plan on making this quilt!

I have already figured out how it was made, but I want to support that designer of the pattern :)

I've included the link if you wish to purchase the book yourself and make the quilt! I plan on using the ribbon as a border! Wicked cool!!
Happy Quilting everyone!