Monday, 8 October 2018

Design Wall Monday

I haven't done a Monday post in such a long, long time. I finally have something to show on a Monday.


I went shopping and got some much needed dark blue for the 365 Challenge and ...
some not so needed goodies.  :^D ( I couldn't resist; they are too cute and at 30% off, why resist?) Can't wait to put the scissors in that yardage. It is just lovely. I bought whatever was left on the bolt. Yay!

This is the first corner of the 365 Sampler Challenge. (as seen in the last post) This is the middle section.

I finished off the two side sections :
the twins 

and the basket. While pressing this block, I realized that I should have reversed my choice of colors for the basket. It didn't occurred to me while I was cutting the pieces (or when I was sewing the pieces) that the middle section of the basket and the flower were both blue. am I redoing this? This quilt will last for a hundred years... ... ... sigh! 

Of course, all this tedious sewing needed some mindless company. Even dark green came by to say hello. 

I was gifted these big bags of fabrics of all kind. 

The smallest one only has square pieces of all sizes. Some are sewn in a HST pattern others are pressed to form a prairie points border. I am having so much fun going through all this deliciousness. :^D 

It's Thanksgiving weekend in Canada, so I can play some more today. I am so thankful for that. Also thankful for you. I wonder if you know how much I appreciate you, your comment, point of views, ideas, your projects, laughter and even your teasing. Hahaha! I am spoiled. Thank you for being you. 

Have a great one, 

;^)



Joining Judy at Small Quilts and Doll Quilts
Joining Beth at Love Laugh Quilt



7 comments:

  1. Such pretty sewing!! I love your new fabrics...especially the ones in the bags, LOL!! Scraps rock. Happy Thanksgiving!

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  2. some lovely fabrics for you to play with... I would never have noticed that about your basket if you didn't mention it.... have fun playing with all those pieces....
    Hugz

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  3. How fun is that-surprise bags of fabric are like treasure hunts and Christmas all rolled into one:0

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  4. Lovely purchases and the border is looking good. Shame about the basket but you will regret it if you don't change it! xx

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  5. Excellent fabric acquisition! Both the shopped and the gifted!
    And nine patches really are a comfort, aren't they? Especially when you've had to get out the seam ripper for a different project... 8)

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  6. Beautiful fabrics now in your stash! Love your blocks, maybe you can change the color by painting with thread while quilting?

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  7. Zut j'ai oublié que tu parlais français, ce sera plus simple pour moi : plutôt que défaire ce bloc panier, le quilter de façon dense avec un fil clair ?

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Design Wall Monday

I haven't done a Monday post in such a long, long time. I finally have something to show on a Monday. I went shopping and got some ...