Saturday, June 4, 2022

Time out for some new throw pillow covers



New throw pillow covers ๐Ÿ˜€





I went to JoAnn's on Wednesday and found some fabrics at 40% off for some new pillow covers. I figured it was time to brighten up the living room. I think I like them!!!
Also got some new gauzy curtains for the summer. Feels a lot airier in the living room. Now we just need some sunshine!!! 


I am so glad I learned to sew. It has given me so many opportunities to not only change my surrounding's but I am also able to help others out by mending items and creating new things for them.

I am very blessed indeed!!!

Take Care!!

Martha

Saturday, May 28, 2022

A little leftover sewing project

 


These blocks are from a really old quilt I made years ago. As I have been cleaning and re-organizing my sewing room I came across them. I just couldn't get rid of them so putting them together to create a random little quilt wall-hanging. I have just two solid black blocks left over now from that set. Perfect. 

Now I just need to sew all the blocks together and get it quilted!!

I haven't been doing much sewing lately. So many other projects and activities with church, and the garden, and the family, and friends. Never a dull moment and I will never ever say that I am bored. 

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Take care my friends

Friday, April 8, 2022

A couple of Dear Jane blocks finished and almost finished!!

 

I finally finished this little block which I had started over a year ago. It had gotten stuck with some other projects when we were on a road trip. Yowza, glad I found it!!!

Since I got that one done I thought I would pull out another one. Once this block is done I will have rows A and B done. And, I have already got the directions and fabrics pulled for the first few blocks of row C.

I hope to get my Dear Jane quilt done before I turn 70. I have 4 years to go!!! hahahahahahahaha


This little block just needs to be hand appliqued and it is finished. Feels so good to have two rows complete. ๐Ÿ˜€


I have also been working on this Barbie bed for the grand daughter!!!






Hayden helped me finish it yesterday so it is in the Barbie house the two of us made and Barbie has a very comfortable bed now, much better than the plastic small pink one!!!


Take care and see you soon!!!

Martha

Monday, March 21, 2022

"Postcard From Sweden" quilt top done

 





Finally got my quilt top done, a little behind but that's OK. I was working on some baby shoes for our grand-daughters baby shower. Great grand-daughter will be arriving somewhere around 6/2/22!!! 

I am linking up with Sandra of Musings of a Menopausal Melon. You can see all the other Postcard From Sweden quilts there!!!

The shoes were fun to make, and each pair got a little easier to do. Grand-daughter and her husband loved them ๐Ÿ˜


Thank you Sandra for a wonderful quilt a long!!!


Martha

Friday, March 11, 2022

Plaidish Quilt-slow but sure


 

This is all my blocks laid out. Lights, mediums, and darks. It is pretty cool the way it becomes a huge plaid!!! So now I just need to sew all the blocks together. But the sun is out and we have yard debris to burn and we only have a four hour window to get it done. So outside for now.

I also have a bistro set I found for $25 and I need to finish painting it. Robins Egg Blue or Ocean Mist is what the can of paint says. I will be putting it out on our front porch where we get morning sun!!


I also want to start this little sunflower quilt by Quilt Art Design. I just love it!!! However, I need to finish what I started, get plaidish completely pieced and Postcard from Sweden completely pieced, then maybe I will take a break and get this little one done now.



That's it for now friends, take care and see you again real soon!!! Martha

Monday, February 28, 2022

Plaidish Quilt

 Dark Blocks Done

Light Blocks Done


Medium Blocks Started-Not Done

I am doing the #plaidishqal on Instagram. This is a pattern by Kitchen Table Quilting and the quilt along is being hosted by Jessica Quilter. 

And yes, I am doing the bright "Postcard From Sweden" quilt at the same time. Silly me for sure but I am enjoying all the sewing!!!


Take care and happy sewing, quilting and crafting.


Oh, I have also been playing with my cricut!!! Made this the other day. So FUN!!! Made from cardstock. I am going to be putting it into a different frame but I do like the look of this board with it.



Saturday, February 12, 2022

"Postcard From Sweden" quilt is coming along!!!


6 rows completed and I think 9 more to go.
It is going to be a really big quilt!!! 60" by 80"!!! WOWZA



Lots of triangles to sew together!

I am also working on my "Plaidish" quilt which if you click on the name you will be taken to the creator of this pattern and tutorial.
I am really excited about this one too.
It will stay here at home on our couch to cuddle under.



I need to make 20 of the dark blocks this week. I have one done and 19 to go. 

All the fabric has been cut.
My plan is to work at getting the 20 blocks done, then get back to the "Postcard From Sweden" quilt and get another 6 rows done next week.

hahahahahahaha

why do I do this to myself, seriously

Happy Quilting

Don't stress it!!!

Martha