Friday, November 23, 2012

Quilt Blocks for Sandy Block Drive

I signed up at Quilting Gallery to make 6 quilt blocks for the quilt block drive for victims of Hurricane Sandy.  Above is a picture of the blocks I made for the drive.  If you are interested in taking part in the block drive, click on the icon over on the left with the cute little puppy.  I'm sure Michele would be happy to have more volunteers.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Butterfly block

The row that I got this month for our guild row swap is butterfly themed.  The heart fabric in the corners of the block is the "must use" fabric.  The block above is the pattern that I have decided to go with.  I've only made the one block so far, but I actually have until the January meeting to finish this time because of the holidays.

The block below was my first attempt at a butterfly block.  And while it is legitimately a butterfly pattern, and traditional at that, the other members of my household didn't think it looked enough like a butterfly.  In fact, one of my kids suggested that it looked like a couture vampire.  LOL!  So we decided to go with the above pattern instead of the one below.

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Kitty in a Pumpkin, take two

After looking at the block for a while, I decided to make another block with the kitty in the pumpkin pattern.  The other one, featured in this post, didn't have enough contrast between the background fabric and the pumpkin to suit me.  I like this one better.  I still haven't made any more blocks toward completing the quilt, but I think I will be sticking with this background fabric.

Friday, November 02, 2012

Christmas stocking

This is the Christmas stocking that I made for our guild Christmas party.  Now I just have to figure out what to put in it for the gift exchange.  I have no ideas, yet.

Thursday, November 01, 2012

Apple Row

This is my finished row for the apple quilt in our guild row swap. It is 6 blocks that finish 6 inches each. The block is a King's Crown block with apple fabric in the center and in the corners. The green fabric is the "must use" fabric for this quilt. I thought that the red fabric was a good compliment to the green and a good match to the red in the center apple fabric. I hope she likes it. Below is a picture of my row with the original row.