Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Some things I've been working on

 
Here are some things I've worked on.  My son and daughter-in-law moved into a house and decided they did not want these bar stools (there are two of them) so they gave them to me.  They were pretty bad. The seats were an ugly tan color and looked pretty dirty so I reupholstered the seats and I really like them now. Here's one of them, I was working on the other one when I took this picture.
 
 
 
 
I made this small quilt for our polka dot challenge.  All the fabrics are polka dots even the background fabric.  I saw this on Pinterest and loved it.  There was no pattern given so I just looked and decided what sizes everything needed to be.  Very easy.  I used 4 1/2 inch squares, 2 1/2 inch by 4 1/2 inch strips and  2 1/2 inch by 6 1/2 inch strips. The outer border is 6 inches wide.  We had to make a project out of the fabrics we received in our exchange.  We exchanged fat eights so there wasn't a lot of fabric to play with but enough for this quilt.



 
 
I made this one after seeing a video by Jennie at Missouri Star quilts. I also saw this on Pinterest too.  This is called the falling charms quilt.  I used two charm packs and some yardage from the Eleanor Burns fabric line.  The charm pack was one of Jennie's daily deals but I had to buy more than one!
 
 
Now to get these quilted.  I have more to show too so come back and see me soon.
 

2 comments:

Jane Galley said...

love the fabric on the stools, and lots of lovely quilts to finish

desertskyquilts said...

Love the fabric you used on the barstools. They look very elegant now. At least the one you showed does, and I'm sure the others are as pretty. Great quilt projects, too. I watched that falling charms and thought it would be a great quick baby quilt for an unexpected baby.

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