Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Let's Book It - October Link Up

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Have you been looking a little more at your book shelf?  Are those dusty books, patterns, and magazines been calling more loudly?  I admit that I have been pulling mine out more frequently to browse and bookmark (again).


This was my pick for October - Pick Four by Sue Abrey.  Now I know Sue only thru blogging as she hosted a few Christmas QALs and surprised us during one of these with the announcement of her book - and I one a copy in one of her give aways.  Sue blogs over at Quilt Times.


This is the pattern that I chose from the book and I used it double duty so to speak - for a blog hop if you remember.


Yes, it was for my Black Cat Crossing project.  The perfect pattern for the end of the Ghastlies.  This pattern worked up so quickly - I had the flimsy done in a day.


And then it took me a day to piece the back and sandwich up the quilt.  And then the next day to quilt and bind it.  I rarely go from cutting fabric to a finish with complete sittings, but this one worked up this way.

This month's Quilt Barn Pin and Charm is the Bear Paw:



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Now its' your turn to show off your Let's Book It project.  Link will be open until November 4, 10 pm(EST) and I will contact the winner immediately - I do ship overseas.

Sewingly Yours,
Sharon 

6 comments:

  1. Finally made it, all the way from February to October!

    I hope you run the Book It challenge next year; I'd love to try it. I have to say I've never made a set pattern in my four years of quilting, but I'm sure being inspired by someone else's work is more or less the same thing!

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  2. Your Ghasties quilt turned out beautifully. For some reason every time i see the diagonal lines make me think of fractured glass.

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  3. Great name for the Ghastlies! You've done a nice job on that quilt.

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  4. You've done such a great job of blowing off the dust from your books this year Sharon! I'm hoping to do more of that this coming year :)

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  5. Love that Ghastlies quilt, I'm going to miss them. I'm finally back and linked up, I've so missed this.

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  6. It was a great pick and the quilt turned out just Ghastlie. :)

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