Sunday, January 13, 2013

A few finishes for the weekend.

This has been a cold weekend so I've stayed in. I had the grandbaby yesterday and didn't get to sew except for when she took a nap.  I sewed up a set of pillowcases for my friend. These go with the Love quilt that I showed you last week.  She loves penguins so these will be right up her alley.




Friday night, I finished up my Wingspan shawl.  Not sure how long it took me to knit this but I'm glad it's finished as I need to work on making some wash cloths for a friend of mine.  Here's the finished Wingspan. I just have to block it now.


 
 
Last night, I finished quilting a tablerunner I've had done since last year.   Today, I finished the binding on it and I'm so excited it's finished...




After I finished this up, I finished up another older project. I used this little quilt to teach a class of beginner quilters at my church and I decided it was time to quilt and bind this one too....







You can tell this one is older from the fabric used in it but I really like this one as it brings back some sweet memories.  I didn't quilt it too heavily but it's just right for me. I'll hang this one in my sewing room for awhile.  Ok, that's two more UFO's for me this year!  I can't tell you how excited I am to see my stack of UFO's going down just a little at a time but I am going to really work to have all of them done this year. 

I was going to work on some pink blocks for the Rainbow Scrap challenge for this year but I put my pink fabric up and couldn't find it!  I finally just gave up and worked on these old projects and my swap blocks and lo and behold, I found my pink fabric!  I don't have alot of pink and put it up so I wouldn't lose it...Ha, ha, you know how that is??  Well, now I can work on my pink this week....

The last thing I did was make my 5 swap blocks for this week.  We will swap these blocks this week and we only have one more month and the swap will be finished. I'll be able to start putting this one together.    I didn't have 40 nine patches to do this month like I thought. That swap was over last month and I got the last 40 blocks Tuesday night.  We swapped 480 nine patches!! Do you believe that?  Now you know why I was so burnt out on nine patches!  It was so good not to have to do anymore of those!  Here's my swap blocks for this month....

 
Ok, now for some TV time and knitting time.  I hope you have a good week and get to sew some.  Til next time, happy sewing.

9 comments:

Lesley said...

You have some great finishes here. Love the Tablerunner...perfectly pieced with excellent quilting!

Mary said...

Good job. Love the tablerunner. The blue is so pretty.

Jane Galley said...

How lovely to start seeing your projects being finished, it must feel so good. The shawl and the blue table runner are beautiful, enjoy using them

QuiltSue said...

I love the blue tablerunner in particular.

Deborah Hamilton said...

Your Wingspan looks fantastic! I can't wait to see it in person. Your little quilts are so sweet, too.

lillianscupboard said...

I had to chuckle a little - after the long list of accomplishments for the day, you "relaxed" by knitting.

Lillian
lillianscupboard.wordpress.com

desertskyquilts said...

Those are some great finishes! I'm with Lillian - you relax by knitting? LOL I love your wing shaw - the yarn color is fabulous, but the design is, too.

Kimberly Cassie @ Quilty Doodads said...

Beautiful fabric on the navy and white table runner. I love that piece.

Grit said...

Your tablerunner lokks fantastic.
Liebe Grüße Grit

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