Monday, December 8, 2014

Been gone from this Blog for so long, I'm going to try try to remember how to post..

Monday, April 23, 2012

An old beauty, Ramona

Rescue Me !
This quilt was made entirely from fabric samples on Wallpaper Books, So it was rescue from the Garbage were this book was destined,  when  Discontinued.
I named  it Ramona in honor of my Aunt whom always recycled the scraps from Her Sister the Seamstress, ( my mom).
Is  hand and machine quilted, I made it  long ago Just wanted to brag about it, hope you like .
46 x 54
 closeup pictures later.

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Wild Goose ( duck ) done

Yes it is done, pictures to follow, I took me longer than planed, but then Easter came and I JUST  hat to do the Easter Table Runner too!!
Wild Duck is being in the making for over 10 Years can you believe it!! My UFO  bin is that deep.
I planned to finished it at about 60x60 but no!!!! is now 64 x 80 .
Now I have o figure out how to quilt it, I really wanted to try to do it on my domestic machine, usually I take my quilts to the local Longarmer, I really need to practice some more so in the Ditch or ??

Sunday, April 8, 2012

Easter Basket, runner

From long ago,...
 3 lonely Orphan Blocks, left over from a prior proyect, This were the not so perfect ones,  did not wanted to discriminate,so I had to make do.
Long ago I participated in a block swapp, one ot this ones was imperfect the other 2 just letf over.
Now an Easter runner !

The blocks were left over from this one.

Monday, March 19, 2012

Long time ago when I stared learning how to "QUILT"" piece "I saw a quilt on a magazine and i decide !!! I could do this !!!! I made this sample block 



And most likely other things  ( quilts ) got on the way
so,.....



in the box it went,  it has being years,, so,.... I DECIDED  to finished,

I know this is an unconventional way to make 'BIRDS' but this is how my birds  FLY ,....



I need some quilts to practice machine quilting !! I like to improve machine quilting  skills,   so here it goes !!!!
I bet get Sewing.
Here is the  Unconventional Geese.
I need to make 6 more blocks to get it to the size I want it.

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Just Sew it

sewing just for me this time, going over my UFO'S  again !!! and digging in !!

Friday, February 24, 2012

Dot-Away, A quilt for Valerie

Here is one of the quilts I made for Valerie Alyse Clifton, none other than my newest  grand daugther,
She was born in Dec 19 2012 I will fly to New Jersey tomorrow  i will get  finally meet her in person, and get lots of hugs from Samantha the big sister and the parents too lol !!

I'm so gratefull, Lucky and honor to be her grad'ma Girls Rule

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Fabric swatches

This is re-use style sew-in if you must know this are fabric samples from,,,, I'll let you guess I'll be back in a couple off days see I'd you guess it.

Monday, February 6, 2012

IT SEAMS !

It seams that !,,, I can find a Blog look better that this one,I have to find time to work on this, it when? Work-sew-quit-family-Facebook-blogging- and soooo many other distractions and fun things to do, I need to hire an assistance, uh, if I only could.
I really like this fabric swatches!!!! now !!! What to do with them. ??????
Let's see if I can get some ideas, and turn it into a cute quilt.
If you must know this Swatches came from a wallpaper book !!!
The look so Art "see" to me !!

Sunday, October 23, 2011



SOooooo lazy of me been gone to long !! I promise more sewing soon .

Saturday, February 5, 2011

Feb. 2011


I"m back in the sewing room, trying to make a dent in the scrap stash,will try to post some pictures of all of the quilts I in the middle of making some just for fun.

I'm also teaching my daughter in law, 2 of my 3 niece's and my great nice + her friend, they are trying to make String Blocks,.


Super Bowl Sunday , Yay!! go Steelers!! Go Green Bay!!

Saturday, April 10, 2010

not quilting

My sewing machine is very quite!! my heart got broken, can SEAM to fix it !!
working on it though .

Sunday, July 26, 2009

towel or quilt !



is is the new back


the new back different view




this is the front




this was the back of the towel before.




Saturday, July 18, 2009

Roman Stripe

Yes it came back, quilted by Joyce, it looks beautiful, can't wait till I get it finish, very summery and Hot colors, August will be a good month for it.



I was waiting until I get this quilt "bind it'" to share it.




Do you see marbles fabric on it, yes I lost them!!

Sea Currents

I'm going to try to follow the direction from the August issue of Quilter's World magazine, on page 91, Beach Buddy.

Do not cal the quilt police on me, this one will be really different , you will see .

I'm trying to make a quick quilt for Caiden,


I will call it Sea ( see ) Currents, or ? Ocean Rhapsody

Thursday, July 9, 2009

presents from the edge

My friend Joyce send me this beautiful hand quilted ( by her ) quilt, the Ohio star is one of my favorites, she tell me IT has a sister, she made one for her too, this present coming all the way from Maine, is so appreciated , thank you Joyce.









sugar

the question was, .... ??

The " crumbs" what can we do with the " crumbs"

How about :


A,...Sugar Plum Cottage ! in the woods!

It will make a nice 'Binky" what do you think!!







Wednesday, July 8, 2009

road to oklahoma

This is a pattern very similar the road to Oklahoma on http://http://www.quilterscache.com/R/RoadtoOklahomaBlock.htm
QUILTERS CACHE except ours was done on Flannel and we did not used the trapezoid technique instead we used squares and triangles.it was a swap I did,... well long time ago I got ambitious and got quite big cause I use all the left overs and made more blocks. I gave that quilt to my D/H cause he is my star and his Family comes from Oklahoma.
My friend Joyce help me out, to figure the quilting on the border. I machine quilted it on my
"regular" machine, since it is flannel the quilting is not very noticeable that makes very forgiving when you are a novice.







My friend Amy asked about this quilt

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

shasing away the blues


And there,... there is the " crumbs", what can we do with the " crumbs"


















Yes I'm still chasing away the blues with pink, I have so much to share and not much time, here are some pictures of what I'm working on.





we shall see what it becomes and who the recipient will be. More later.





happy 4th, really really happy


Wow, ! !

What a busy weekend, the San Diego Zoo inculded, movie ( public enemy) out all day Saturday and Sunday I almost wanted the weekend to end, so I could rest. the fire works were great.

Any way just wanted to say happy 4th and happy birthday to all of the July "kids"

Me included !!

Sunday, June 21, 2009

quilt in a day ! Really


I'm using the QUILT IN A DAY ruler, It is petty fast but finish something in a Day I don't think so,...Not me at least.

It is petty fast since you get 4 Geese with only 4 squares of fabrics and 4 straight seams.

More later now back to the machine.

chasing away




Chasing away the blues with Pinks




I'd been doing some sewing mostly pink fabrics., I have to get all gear up for the new baby ( granddaughter)

Some how I must have the setting on the camera wrong, cause the colors came out awful sorry about that.

Thursday, June 18, 2009

new apron for Kamryn




My Grandson friend is the recipient of a new apron, it is reversible and was made just for her, she has a new baby sister, so in my immense wisdom lol,.... I think big sisters should have a nice apron with pockets and all to be able to be mama's big helper.

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

It seams, I have to plan another quilt!


A pink one this time, In a few months I will be the grandmother to a Baby Girl! I'm so happy I can't elaborate, Please be happy for me.


I have to learn how to make old fashion 'aprons' I love them. !

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Table Topper


Table Topper 28 1/2 x 14 1/2

Frog legs.


Wall hanging 31 x 29

Nascar effect


Wall hanging 34 x 26

Bugs Me


Wall hanging 33 x 31

Small accomplishments

Small projects also count as UFO's , I want to share 4 of them,now compleated, finished, done !!!

Saturday, May 9, 2009

Caleb's b-day Quilt







Caleb's birthday card arrived while I was in the middle of my Roman Stripe piecing.



For a micro second It occurred to me I should make a quilt to celebrate his growing up !!
But,... what pattern?



Once I had time to think, it occurred to me I actually had a lot of bugs in a jar! ( fron an old swap) and if I hurry, and with the help D/H with meals and stuff I could in the little time I have, complete the quilt in a week!!



I do better under pressure. lol






Cinco De Mayo was not a celebration priority this year, so I spend the afternoon piecing it. I quilted in my old MONTGOMERY WARD machine, this was given to me on my first anniversary many years ago, we just celebrated or 30+ this week .






This morning I made the label and I will make to the party on time.



An invitation.







An invitation, my inspiration;..

An invitation.

An invitation, my inspiration;..

Sunday, April 19, 2009

Easter Baskets




You seen this quilt before! it has become my favorite at Easter , it is part of my table Center Piece.
D/h and I stayed home because!! any how here is my table and pictures from Easter celebration,.. DIL and grandson.

PINWHEL STRINGS

PINWHEL STRINGS
string scraps

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