Sunday, June 7, 2015

Shop Samples and a quilt for a friend

I'm working on a lot of things now.  Here are some things I've worked on for a local quilt shop. These are samples for the shop...These are called Beatle Bags and they are very nice bags to carry your sewing and quilting tools in. 

 
The inside of the bags have plastic inserts that you put your supplies in.

 
They have two pockets and a detachable pin cushion with walnut shells in them.  These were a lot of fun to make.  Now I have two more to make for the shop and one for me.....


 
 
This is a sample for the shop also, It is a Deb Tucker pattern, http://www.studio180designs.net/
 and is called Southern Hospitality. It was also fun to make.  The border is called migrating geese and she has a great video on how to do this on her website.  She also has a lot of videos on her website and her rulers are great to use.  I used her square ruler for this quilt.  The ruler is a rectangle and I thought it was funny that she called it a square ruler...Anyway, go check out her website and see all the great patterns she has plus good videos too. 


I quilted a quilt this week for a friend.  This was one of the pinwheel quilts my group made.  We made three quilts to give to our friend's Mom, sister and niece.  Their homes burnt down and we made them each a pinwheel quilt.   The quilts will be given to her to give to them in about two weeks.  I quilted this one and another friend  quilted the other two.  I don't have to bind it as another friend is doing that.  We are calling these quilts, Happy Pinwheels.. This is a big quilt.  They told me it was a queen size but it's almost a king size.  These are all 30's fabrics.  All the quilts are pinwheels and they are a little different only because of the different color of pinwheel blocks used.  I hope they like the quilts.  They look really pretty close up. 

 
Well, that's it for now. I hope you are enjoying the beautiful weather and until next time, happy stitching.


5 comments:

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KaHolly said...

Love those bags., some people are just so clever. Were they difficult to sew up? Pretty pinwheel quilts.

desertskyquilts said...

I, too, like the bags. Wish there were a class around here to make them. I'm not good at things like bags and purses. Love the quilt for the shop, too. That is a very attractive pattern. Your pinwheel looks happy and cheerful for a friend!

Jane Galley said...

love these bags, so useful and I'm sure those quilts will be well received, so special

QuiltSue said...

The bags are great, and making the quilts was such a lovely gesture.

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