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

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 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 !!


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Old enough to be a grandmother. Young enough to dance, hiking and skiing. Mother of 3 great boys. Married to the best husband one could ask for.