Friday, January 19, 2018
Please excuse my ugly carpet, I wanted to show the new project I've started. There was a quilt shown on one of my online quilting groups and I wanted to make one like it. I figured out the pattern and started from the corner, working my way out diagonally. The gold coloured block in the upper right corner is too light for the dark section, it should be replaced. I should be finishing up UFOs but I became caught up in the siren song of starting something new. The story of my life.
Thursday, January 11, 2018
This is a Yellow Brick Road quilt that I made in 2004. I made quite a few quilts in that pattern, it works well when you need to make something quickly. When I look back at my pictures with a film camera, I notice the colours never seem true. Also, back in those days, I didn't have a frame to hang the quilts on, somebody had to hold them up so I could take the photos.
Thursday, January 4, 2018
Formerly known as "Quilt Top #20", the "X" quilt was finished at the end of December. I don't know the proper name for this quilt, I saw a picture in one of my quilting groups and copied it. "Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery", they say. :) I was able to get rid of a big chunk of icky looking Thimbleberries fabric for the backing.
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
I was invited over to a friend's place for Christmas Eve dinner, I made these dog potholders for her and was going to take them over there. Unfortunately, I ended up getting the flu and couldn't go. I'll give her the potholders another time. It's not much fun being sick and alone at Christmas, hopefully next year will be better.
Monday, December 25, 2017
This was gifted today so I can show some pictures of the scarf I made for my daughter, Lindsay. I had some nice yarn that I bought in Haines, Alaska, I wanted to try the fan and feather pattern, My mom always made afghans using that pattern. I just about had smoke coming out of my ears trying to figure out how to do it. I ripped it out 6 times before the penny finally dropped. There were only two balls of yarn, I kept going until it was used up. Lindsay said she liked it. :)