Saturday, January 28, 2017

extra help

a little extra help this morning adding some colored squares to add interest

have many things to add so more of a collage and stitch piece

need to add the year of 2017

Saturday, January 21, 2017

one stitch a day

i started this project which came from the internet. Since i have about 50 quilts to finish, i am afraid to actually count them, i have to throw guilt to the sideline or i will never get anything done.,,

slowly making progress

slowly making progress finishing this emb quilt . have decided fantasia would be a good title. loved that movie and the fantasy animals and gardens in the movie remind me of this quilt. struggling hand sewing all the stries hiding the seams--plus the blackie is enjoying it!! it is very foggy but just above freezing so the ice is slowly going away.

Sunday, January 15, 2017

another long term closer to being done

 i hand emb this piece probably has taken 5 years to do the center. i recycled flannel bed sheets from the nursing home and dyed them. wanting to use them i pieced four together, layered with batting and did minimal machine quilting to hold them together. finally trying to get this done.

I spent this week putting borders on in the quilt as you go style. seems like it is taking forever but i think the blue outside borders really make this pop. i am working on hand sewing down the stripes hiding the joins on the back, plus the binding and sleeve. not sure about the binding-I cut it wider than normal to add color to the back. still have some beads and emb to do on the main part but getting closer to a finish. yeahhhhhh

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

starting over again

emb landscape

circles and blossoms

happy new year. going to try and blog more through 2017 and keep adding pictures of all of the quilts in this house. still struggling on down sizing. a new internet group is doing a 365 stitch a day with emb stitches. going to dye some flannel and work on this project. have sort of decided to do landscae emb...we'll see how that goes.