Thursday, March 25, 2010

Quilt Progress.....

Helllllloooo out there!!!

Well, I've been working on my quilt a bit over the past three days and seem to be getting somewhere. Here's a pic of my progress to date:

I have to sew together 13 strips (like these 3) in total, and then cut them into squares, which will actually be placed like diamonds on the quilt. I tend to second guess myself a lot, and now I'm not so sure I like these fabrics. My friend Holly texted me while I was working tonight and asked what was up. I said that I was quilting, but didn't think I liked the fabrics anymore. Her response?

"What? You were SEW excited about the fabrics, you have to love them!"

She thinks she's funny :-)

I think they're growing on me a little more today...I like them better than I did yesterday hahaha.

I had to stop by the cross-stitch store today and buy some fabric I needed and Sue (the owner) asked me if this meant that Sir Frederick has been put on hold. I said NO WAY! LOL! She was happy to hear it. Anyways, there was a woman sitting up at the counter with her, and she told me that she has 70....yes, 70 Heaven and Earth charts, and has yet to even start one!!! How crazy is that?! Crazy, yet also pretty cool, in a twisted kind of way. I wish I had 70 of them too! Imagine the possibilities! Oh who am I kidding, I can't even handle the one I have!

On a happy spring-y note, my tulips are starting to come up! I'm trying not to get too excited because it's supposed to be really, really cold for the next few days, and is supposed to snow a little. But it's still a tiny bit exciting. I planted lots of perennials last year so I'm very interested to see what will happen with those. Yay spring!


  1. I love the colors for the quilt. I thought it was going to be a striped quilt when I first saw the picture,but you said squares to diamonds... Oh gosh... you are talented !!! I like that lady at the LNS. I have patterns,I just like to look at and dream. That is my problem... I buy thinking I will stitch, then a new chart comes out, and I have to have that one also... LOL

  2. Oh my! I admire you so much for quilting. I have one I pieced together so I have a top but I don't know what to do next. I have some flat batting but no muslin for the back.

    Guess I need to find a

  3. I love the colours and can't wait to see more progress. Have a great weekend
    Be always in stitches.

  4. I love the colors that you picked. Gorgeous.

    All my quilt tops are packed away. Maybe some day.

    Have a wonderful day.

  5. I think the colors of your quilt fabbie are great!!

  6. I do so admire you quilting people but as I dont "do" straight there is not a lot of hope. I do love my stitching though and when I heard you had just moved into Ma Teakettles neighbourhood I thought I would pop across and say hello . I love Sir Fedrick more progress please lol.
    Hugs from the Uk

  7. I really like the colors you have chosen for your quilt!

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