Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Let's Book It - June 2016

Dust Off Those Books
I am a day late - gosh, I had two weeks til' the end of the month and suddenly it was two days!  Hope you all enjoyed the book, magazine, saved file, or hidden resource this month.  I will be rolling mine into July as it took longer than expected.  You don't need a finish, just enjoy your project.  But if you have a project that is going to take a few months, please just do the same - roll it on until you are finished.

 

My project was this lovely rail fence colorwash in Marti Mitchell's "Quilting for People Who Still Don't Have Time to Quilt".


I managed to get the center done, but in order to progress I needed the setting fabric which I had to purchase - I don't have yardage in my stash.


I went on that lovely shopping trip for my setting fabric and have pulled some things off the shelf for the other border and for binding.  As I looked more and more at this center, things weren't right.  I was missing a row.  I need a 9 by 9 row piece to turn on point and it was 8 by 9.


And each of those corners needs 17 rail block units - I have a lot of rails to make yet!!  That is why I am rolling this one into July.  Plus, my July is rather booked, so I don't want to add a new project - rather concentrate on a finish.

This month's charm will be the PatchWork Heart - mine is the special edition pink that is no longer available:

     

Now it's your turn to share: 


7 comments:

  1. It's looking great! I don't gave yardage in my stash, either. Probably why it takes me forever to finish a quilt! Keep up the good work! XO

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  2. Wow....all those pieces makes my head hurt. All your quilting projects are amazing.
    xxx

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  3. It's going to look great when you're done, rails always eat up lots of scraps too.

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  4. Your center looks great! This going to be a beautiful quilt. Sometimes it is hard to find quilting time in the summer.

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  5. Hi Sharon,wow you did a wonderful job,it looks great my friend ....

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  6. I love the colorwash look. That looks great.

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  7. Very fun quilt. The colorwash looks great.

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