Thursday, January 31, 2013

Cowgirl block, D4P and D9P quilts-Get It Done Challenge

I worked on a block tonight to send off to the Cowgirl Museum in Fort Worth.  They are asking for blocks to make community service quilts. The blocks will be on display from January 18-March 1st.  Here's a link if you want more info. http://www.cowgirl.net/.  Go to the button that says Off the Wall: Maverick Blocks and you can get a submission form and make a block. You get a half price ticket to the museum for your efforts.  I have never been to the museum and plan on making a field trip to see it...




Here's some of the blocks I started out with for the D9P QAL. I used scrap 5" squares but red squares in each 9 patch. 


Here's what I have so far.  5 X 7 layout.  I'm going to make more blocks and add a little bit to this one. Then I'll make more blocks with black centers and do another one. 


I finished sewing up my D4P tonight and the top is complete except for the white border and the final border. I will get the fabric for the final border tomorrow and hopefully this top will be complete by Saturday and I can start quilting.  A birthday is coming quickly! 

Ok, I'm doing the Get It Done Challenge starting tomorrow. I'm picking 4 items to complete for the month.    Here are my four projects I've decided on...

                                            1. Bind my Thimbleberries Garden quilt
                                            2. Quilt and bind the Christmas Star Tablerunner
                                            3. Quilt and bind the Brown Bow Tie Quilt
                                            4. Quilt and bind the Red Scrap  Quilt

Now, I'm going to link up for this challenge. If you are interested in this challenge click on the green button on the sidebar and it will take you to Judy L.'s blog to read more about it. Til next time, happy quilting!

6 comments:

Kelli said...

Loving the scrappy look, and the cowgirl boot is so cute!!

Jane Galley said...

The cowgirl boot quilt is going to be interesting. You'll enjoy seeing all the blocks if you go for a visit

Deborah Hamilton said...

Thanks for the info about the Cowgirl museum. I visited that museum many years ago when it was in Canyon, Texas. Your quilt is coming along great. I like those red centers and I know one made with black centers will be really pretty. You do such good work.

KaHolly said...

Linda, did they provide the boot pattern, too?

Barb said...

I have several that need to be bound myself. Love the boot!

lillianscupboard said...

Love the way the quilts are going and also the boot block.
Lillian
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