Friday, February 12, 2016

Bits of Play Time


I finished up the last four blocks of the Moda Sampler Block Shuffle QAL.  I hope to have these into an 'almost' flimsy by the end of the month.  I know how I want to set them and then because I had gotten two layer cakes for this and only used one for the blocks - I think I need to make a piano key boarder to use them up.  Or maybe I'll get yardage of one of the paisley prints for the border and save that other layer cake.


I spent some time away again with my daughter and the grands and it takes me some time to adjust back into a schedule.  Interpret that into I need to recover and rest.  I haven't worked on my Wild & Goosey blocks in a bit, so these are something I don't have to think to hard on.


While the bits and pieces were out on the table, I thought I better get the tree block done for Quilt Doodle Designs QAL.  I assembled mine differently from Cindy's as I was using up strips and it just worked out this way.  I'm just making one block of each (I think) as I am just making a wallhanging instead of the full quilt.


Since the mess is still on the table and I need to lighten that barrel of 1.5" squares, I will play with some little blocks for RSC16.  One more day of play with bits should get me back in the groove for something bigger.

ALSO - so excited - my Heritage Stars quilt is over on THE Barbara Brackman's Civil War Quilts web site!  I really need to get this one quilted!!

Stop and enjoy a day of play,
Sewingly Yours,
Sharon

11 comments:

  1. love your brown blocks for your Moda shuffle. my vote is paisley LOL not that you need my opinion. he hee
    your wild goosey is nice too. I too am trying to find time to do the quilt doodle quiltalong. love that quilt. can someone make more hours in a day for me???? LOL
    and oh, 1.5 inch squares. you ARE brave! ha ha I am making my 365 also a RSC16 quilt with the backgrounds. have enjoyed that one so much so far....

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  2. Wonderful projects! I especial love those flying geese blocks. Your Heritage quilt is gorgeous! i did see it on Barbara's site and wondered if it was yours! I have started my Stars in a Time Warp, a year late, and hope to put them in a setting like you did. What an inspiration for me!

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  3. You're making those browns beautiful, I say save the layer cake although piano keys are always pretty. Congrats on being included on the Civil Wars Quilts site, your's really shines.

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  4. Hi Sharon,wow what wonderful blocks,well done my friend xx

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  5. Your Civil War quilt looks grand!!!! Exciting to have it shown there.
    Wow...your brown blocks caught my eye....they look fabulous.

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  6. I saw your quilt on Barbara's site and whooped! It was a lovely showcase for sawtooth stars!
    Wild and Goosey is on my to-do list (the someday version) - your blocks look great.
    I was going to say go for the paisley and save the layer cake, but I'm a fabric hoarder so you shouldn't listen to me...

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  7. all 3 of these projects look exciting and I am sure those little scraps will some be something wonderful

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  8. Your moda shuffle blocks are just great as really those wild and goose blocks , so neat . Have fun with your little squares , I am sure you will create something wonderful .

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  9. I was really excited to see your Heritage Stars quilt on Barbara Brackman's blog. It is an outstanding piece of work.

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  10. I saw your beautiful quilt on Barbara Brackman's site, congratulations! I'm loving those wild and goosey blocks, I want to do those too.

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  11. The Moda sampler blocks turned out beautifully. Your Heritage Stars looks great, how fun that it was featured.

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