Saturday, July 16, 2016
Saturday, July 9, 2016
Friday, July 8, 2016
Sunday, July 3, 2016
Saturday, July 2, 2016
Welcome to the Rainbow Scrap Challenge halfway point for the year. July is a great time to take a breath and think about what you'd like to get done before the end of the year. It is a great catch up month too, for those who have missed a color or two along the way. The new color this month is hot pink and if you are feeling particularly adventurous, you can add just a dash of lime green.Vicki Welsh to give away to one lucky Rainbow Scrap Challenge quilter. Vicki and I worked together to plan the colors for this year and she was kind enough to send extra fabric to share with you. She has a new web site and fabric shop set up now. Just leave me a comment of this post with the name of the next project you plan to finish if you would like to enter into the random drawing.
Friday, July 1, 2016
I chose a nice simple block for this month. Hopefully that will give everyone a chance to get caught up if they need to, and in the quilt, it will give the eye a little bit of a rest. This block has traditionally been called Indian Hatchet. It is a simple square with two flip and sew corners. A lot like a snowball block, but with two corners instead of four.
In the finished quilt, these blocks will be alternated to form a simple zig zag line.
If you are making the twin sized quilt you will need 24 blocks. For the couch sized quilt, 18 will do it.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
It is so nice to be back and have time to ramble aimlessly around the house for bit. Sunday and Monday I spent painting the main bedroom.
I had to wait until this afternoon for a cord cover to come in from Amazon. That just got painted. As soon as it dries, I can get everything put back again. I did all the baseboards and the ceiling. Everything looks so fresh and clean!
I was so tired and achy from all the moving of furniture and climbing up and down of ladders that I was happy to find something nice and small to play with. These small zipper cases fit the bill nicely. They are just the right size to fit earbuds and sew up nice and easy. I used the tutorial found here which was easy enough to follow, even though I sewed the layers in the wrong order twice before I got it right on case number three.