Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Three New Projects

It's been busy in these parts but I have been able to start another new project and finish two others.

This quilt is a wedding shower gift for my daughter's sister in law.  The wedding isn't until October but the shower is May 6th.  The mother of the bride wanted to have the shower early because they live in Baltimore and the majority of the people invited will be from NJ.  I'm invited but won't be able to attend because I'll be away.  I need to have the binding finished this weekend so I can label it, wash it and deliver it down to my daughter in MD next week before I leave.....I best get my butt in gear!
Quilt Details:  "Vintage by Camille Roskelly  67 X 89 and made using "Little Black Dress" by Moda.

This next quilt was actually just finished today.  I'd had this pattern out staring at me for a year or more but just didn't do anything with it.  One day a couple months ago I decided to make all the nine patch blocks and then vacation, family, christenings, etc.....all got in the way so it sat.
Finally decided over the weekend that it was time to finish it so out came the box, blocks thrown up on the design wall and voile....a finished quilt.  NOW....I do have to say, it would have been quicker if I'd followed the directions and made the 9 blocks that assembled the top!!!  I looked at the picture of the pattern, presumed it was set on pointe and so that's how the blocks went together........
Quilt Details:  "Niner" by Camille Roskelly  80 X 80 and fabrics used were all 2-1/2 inch squares left over from other projects over the years.  Sending it to my favorite quilter tomorrow......

This project is going to be my Leader/Ender project for the summer.  I've been dying to "USE" my fabric and moreso, my turquoise/teal basket since it's the most full.  I went thru some books I have and found "High Surf" .  I cut and made the biggest hst for the top but when I read that there are over 1,100 small hst for the blocks I decided to do them as a Leader/Ender project and this way I could do other things as well.   I'll keep you updated with my progress :)

And I know I introduced you to our new granddaughter Gemma back in October when she was born but heres a new and updated shot of her at almost 6 months old with big sister Olivia 2-1/2 years old.

It was so warm on Easter Sunday that the girls were in sun dresses!

Hope you all have a wonderful day.



gailss said...

What cutie those granddaughters are and boy, Olivia has grown.... Nice to finish up tops and never feel guilty starting a new project when some have been those tops and some lucky people will be happy!

Conni said...

The girls are so beautiful! Love, love, love Gemma's big smile!

Connie the Cootiebug said...

Peg, your projects are gorgeous. And those little ones are even more gorgeous!