Me & My Stitches

Me & My Stitches
Click on the picture to go to my website. These are 1' x 1 1/2" pendants.

Monday, January 25, 2016

Many pictures, few words!

I'm going to try to make this really quick!  Several people have asked why I haven't posted lately, and the truth is that I just don't get around to it.  It always takes a lot of time, and I just don't get it done (Instagram is much faster and I post there all the time - follow me there!).  So, this post will be unedited pictures with a short description - hopefully!  

This pineapple quilt will be my next published pattern.  It is about 32" x 40" - I would love to make it bigger, but again...NO TIME! These blocks are 4" finished, and really fun to make.


Here is Ozzie, just blending in with my piles of wool!

I started working on this recently.  It is called Blessed Bee by Wooden Spool Designs.  I signed up for a block of the month, but unfortunately I don't like a lot of the wool that they used. They are light/bright...just not me.  So, I'm trying to dirty them up a little and am just replacing some of them with wool I have on hand.  It's a really cute quilt, and since hubby raises bees, I thought it was appropriate!

Boomer and Bailey sitting in the snow.  I think their butts would be cold!

 Our business is usually somewhat slow between Christmas and New Years and I try to work on things that are not work related.  This is Home for the Holidays by Primitive Gatherings.  There is a group on Instagram who are working on this, so I decided to join in.  Didn't take long to prep the blocks, but I have discovered that I am not good at stitching the letters!  I love the wool for the candy canes.

This is a kit that I ordered from JJ Stitches, it's called Noel Garland - all French General fabrics.  My friend Nancy and I both bought it and Skype sewed it together.  The fabrics are so pretty.

Ozzie...just hanging out with the little quilts.

This is another quilt that I worked on over the holidays.  It's for my niece.  I was trying to lay it out and measure it so that I could piece the backing, but you can see how well that was working!  Ozzie is underneath, and Callie on the top!  Such fun...for them!

I'm in the process of sending out the newest charm for our Charming program, so it's off to the post office for me (and I won't get started on the USPS and their new price increases - it will cost me a ton of money this year...BOOOOOO).

Have a great week!

6 comments:

  1. I can't believe all that you have accomplished--and work, besides!! Beautiful pineapple quilt. Makes my head spin to think of making all of those little pineapples for one project!
    I love the wool projects. Yes, thanks to you and Lisa I am addicted. : )
    Great doll bed!
    From what I can tell, you have made a beautiful quilt for your niece--somewhat out of your wheelhouse, isn't it?

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  2. Love the kitties....ever so helpful! The Pineapple is wow wow wow!!!

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  3. Your kitties are so cute, and obviously very willing to help. LOL
    Stay warm and safe!

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  4. Ig is having the same effect on me. I find myself double tapping photos on blog posts! Lots of gorgeous sewing happening. Hope the puppies thawed out.

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  5. My fav photo is the kitty on the bed with the quilts. I showed that one to my family members when it came up on Instagram!!

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  6. Love your little pineapple - I'm working on a larger one at the moment.
    My coco sits that way in the snow too - lol
    love seeing ozzie

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