Thursday, March 22, 2012

halfway there...

Lately I'm feeling halfway done with a lot of projects with not much to show for it. Here's a few things on my to-do pile.

I pieced this top on retreat last week. I've been wanting to try Heather Mulder Peterson's Spanish Tiles from her Living Large 2 book. You just need 9 FQ's and some sashing fabric, so I quickly pulled some Secret Garden that I've been stashing. It went really well with some of Joel Dewberry's Heirloom collection. The top turned out very soft and pretty, but definitely needs some quilting. That might be a while!
I'm also getting ready to quilt this little baby quilt that my daughter pieced, to be given to a local children's shelter.
And finally this week, I'm readying some random Dresden blocks to use for teaching this Summer. I had to show you this, as it's not a typical color combo for me - but I'm lovin' it!

12 comments:

  1. Love the colors of the Dresden plate...

    I ran into a friend of yours this week...Carla from KC was the speaker at a local guild...I went as a guest and she gave a fantastic speech...She said to tell you "HI" when I see you...Well, I will totally forget so I thought I better tell you now!

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  2. Love love the dresden plate colours. The Spanish Tiles quilt looks very pretty in the soft colours.

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  3. Where are you teaching this summer? Would love to take that class.

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  4. Yum - I really like that bottom fabric combination you came up with - super pretty! Can't wait to see these dresdens come together.

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  5. I love that first quilt! It looks very time consuming and tricky though. I'm anxious to see the whole thing.

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  6. Wow, the Spanish Tiles quilt is gorgeous!!!

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  7. I love all of these projects! Spanish Tiles has been on my list for quite a while now, too!

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  8. That first quilt is an AMAZING design and the colors you chose to go with it is PERFECT!! I think this is one of my favorite I've seen on the web this week!! Thanks for sharing with us!

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  9. Your Spanish Tile quilt is gorgeous...those fabrics are a perfect choice for the design! Just love it.

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  10. I am almost finished quilting a lap size quilt using the blues in Secret Garden. I absolutely will hate to give this one away. The colors are de-lish and the fabric is so soft. I like the colors you choose also. Some day I'll get confident enough to be doing more of the mixing and matching.

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  11. I am in love with that Spanish Tiles quilt. Simply stunning! Your grand-daughters are adorable! I will have to keep an eye out for that summer class!

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  12. The Spanish tiles look promising! Clever daughter! And the Dresden colours remind me of chocolate!

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