Saturday, February 23, 2013

Pillowcases, D9P QAL, D4P and heart pillows.

I have been sewing a little this week.  I've had two meetings and kept grandchildren two nights so when I had a little free time, I sewed but didn't blog.  Now that the grandbaby is asleep, I'll show you some of the things I've worked on this week...
Tuesday was tatting night and I went to it.  It was a good time and I tatted a little and knitted a wash cloth...

On Wednesday night, I made the two pillowcases for my granddaughters.  I made one for each of them....both of them are alike and match the quilts I am making. 

Thursday, I went to my quilting group. When I got home, I sewed up these three heart pillows.  I stuffed them today but will hand sew them shut tomorrow for my slow stitch Sunday. We are making these in my quilting group to give to the breast cancer center next month.  I need to sew some more and I plan to, but these are all I had time for. I'll make more next week.

  Friday, after work I kept kids and didn't sew.  I got up early this morning and started sewing before the grandbaby woke up....I made some purple blocks for the  Rainbow challenge. I'll be using some of these in the second quilt and some in the third quilt. 

I made some of these too. These are to go into another ongoing project for the Rainbow challenge. I started making these last year and these are fun and easy to make too.

Later today, when Carmen was napping, I finished sewing up enough blocks for the second quilt.  Here it is up on the design wall ready to be put together. I was going to make these two quilts just alike but decided not to do that.  Alot of the blocks are the same and the borders will be the same but the blocks are not all set in the same positions.  They won't know it or care so I decided it wasn't important. 

Now, I have 28 blocks leftover for the third quilt. I guess I'll make some more. The third quilt is just going to be a small quilt. I'll put those up and decide how big I want it to be when this one is finished. 

Tonight, after I put the baby to bed, I finished putting the last strip onto my D9P I've been working on.  This is just a scrappy little quilt and I think I'll put one more row on before I call this one finished.  I'm not sure if I'll put a border on it or not...what do you think? One more long row and a border or just the row? 

Ok, that's it for now. I've got some knitting to do so until next time, happy stitching!


Jane Galley said...

You made the most of your sewing time, the heart cushions will be much appreciated

Lesley said...

You are such a busy bee! Those pillows will be so appreciated, and I love all your quilts in progress. You have some great projects here!

scraphappy said...

A thin red border would tie it all together nicely -- or even a red binding. Glad you are getting some sewing in with all the babysitting. Sounds like you've been busy.

Anonymous said...

You always have so many great projects going on at one time - along with working and babysitting!

I love the fabric in the hearts.


Deborah Hamilton said...

You've really been busy! I really like that rose pillow. I vote for one more long row on the scrappy quilt. It sure is cute!

Cathy Tomm said...

Great purple blocks. You are getting so close to finishing the third rainbow quilt. Cute heart cushions.

Anonymous said...

Amazing what you can do in a little bit of time! These all look great. I love each one, but those heart pillows are going to be so loved.

Sheila said...

My goodness. You are an excellent time manager. Lovely purple blocks.
Love, love, love your colorful D9P quilt.

Kate said...

The purple blocks turned out nicely and love the hearts.

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