Saturday, December 22, 2012

Quiltcon Show

So, how many of you entered quilts for Quiltcon? I only entered one, but there were over 700 entries. That's pretty incredible!! I am  so looking forward to that show. They announce on December 31st who made it and I'm so excited to find out. Here is a sneak peak at my entry. I will reveal it soon :)

 I hope you guys have a fantastic Holiday and are filled with Joy. I have some last minute sewing to finish up...eeekkk....


Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Modern BOM

I really loved doing the Modern BOM on Sew Mama Sew.

It was such a fun sampler and really helped me to think outside of the box. I finished this baby, but haven't had the chance to quilt it just yet. I have about three tops finished and just need to quilt them. Hopefully after the holidays I can get right on that :) 
I wasn't a big fan of the improv block so I tried my hand at paper piecing. My friend Diane From the Blank Pages is an amazing paper piecer :) and pattern maker. I loved her Double Star Pattern and she has a fantastic step by step tutorial for it. It really made paper piecing not so scary. I'm super excited because I get to see her in a few days - I can't wait :) I made some great friends at the The Sewing Summit and she was one of them and our roomie. 

Here Is The Finished Top 
I would love to turn several of these blocks into quilts of their own. someday. 

I hope you guys are having a wonderful and Joyful Holiday!!

Monday, December 17, 2012

I'm not in hiding :) anymore

I can't believe how long it's been since I posted last. I went to Sewing Summit and came back full of inspiration and exhaustion. I have taken a break from almost all technology and plowed through tons of projects that needed to get done by the end of the year. I have missed blogging something serious. I will be posting my VERY LATE recap on Sewing Summit shortly, now that I'm back in the saddle again.

 My boys love to read and love the Bearsteain Bears so they each got a quilt for their bed.

My oldest son loves red, so I gave him more red crosses and did some straight line quilting on his.

My youngest son loves green so he got more in his quilt. I did a little FMQ on his.  They are so different and wanted a different back on their quilts. They loved their quilts!! Mom - 1

I have quite a lot to show for and will be posting again. Thanks for sticking with me :)