Wednesday, May 23, 2012
May For Me - Day 23
I belong to a yahoo group - CyberQuilters4-C Bees and each month a technique is pulled from the 'bucket' list - suggestions by the members. This month was the 'twister'. I have had this top sewn for almost a year. A 'Puttin' on the Ritz' in grey layer cake. It was perfect time to pull it out and play with it. Added the Kona black border.
I didn't take photo's of the cutting - duh! My SIL helped me do the cutting because of my 'boo-boo' fingers. She is just starting to use the rotary, so we went slow - one block-row at a time and stitched that row, so as not to lose the pattern flow. The black is from the border and can be re-used with the cute little 'blocks' left from that wonky cut - a final border treatment. So those little bits of 'scribble' are my only waste. Not bad.
This is the resulting quilt top - from 36 squares from a layer cake with a 6.5" black border - I got a 53.5" unfinished square top. I really like how this came out, but it will sit for the final border and quilting as I have other 'time sensitive' projects to get to.
BINGO CALL WORDS
B - POOH (AS IN THE BEAR)
O - RACOON
G - GRASS
O - STAR(S)
G - PIN(S)
I - CACTUS
G - BIKE
O - STRAWBERRIES
N - THING
N - TEEPEE
If you get a BINGO (that hasn't been called yet please)contact Tonya at Hillbilly Handiworks.
***PLEASE*** CHECK THE PRIZE/WINNER PAGES ON TONYA'S AND MARCIA'S BLOGS - THERE ARE BINGOS THAT HAVE BEEN COMPLETED/WON AND THEREFORE DONE - ONLY CALL A BINGO FOR THOSE STILL OPEN THANK YOU***
This is for all of you - today is your birthday - I hate to celebrate alone!
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Happy Birthday! May you have a wonderful day.
Happy Birthday! Hope you have a wonderful day! Enjoy!
Love the Twister quilt! The black border is an excellent choice!
Great Twister! Happy Birthday to you! I think last year I found out we have the same birthday :)
Happy, happy birthday to you, Sharon! Have a wonderful day all for YOU!
Love, love the grey twister...and happy birthday!!
happy birthdy der friend,hope all your dreams come true.xx
Happy Birthday! Wow--love how that quilt turned out!
"Happy Birthday to you....." WooHoo!!
Lovely twister quilt - I must do one of these soon. Have a great day!
Happy Birthday Sharon!
Love your twister...I am totally addicted to those! Can't wait to try the large size!
Good morning, doll! Hope your special day is just as nice as you are!
I love the way the twister quilts turn out....just haven't been able to get my family to tuck one in my stocking or birthday stash yet. Heehee! I love the black and gray that you used.
Your Twister looks great and you did a great job with the way the colors in the blocks were laid out!
Happy Birthday Sharon!
Really like the grey twister! And your Birthday acronym is great. Hope you have a nice birthday!!
I hope you're having a splendid birthday!
Happy, Happy Birthday to YOU! And my older Sister... you are in great company on this day!
Happy Birthday to you, happy birthday to you! May you have a wonderful birthday! Your Twister is so neat! Love it, and nice to see you have a little help while those fingers mend! Take care...and I mean that!
♪♫ Happy birthday ♪ to YOU! ♫♪
♫♪ Happy ♪ birthday to YOU! ♪♫
♪♫ Happy birthday dear ♪ Sharon!!!! ♫♪
♫♪ Happy ♪ birthday ♪ to ♪ YOU!!! ♪♫
♪♫ And many more!!!!! ♫♪
Have a *GREAT* day!!! :)
(and ps -- I love the grey fabrics -- really soft and pretty!) HUGS!!! :)
Happy birthday, Sharon!! I have to make a monochromatic quilt for our guild challenge and yours is exactly what I had in mind - minus the black border.
Happy birthday Sharon. Have a lovely day!
I know I said it before but Happy Birthday... I expect it is bedtime now for you... I love the twister in shades of grey... so effective....
I love the twister block...especially in the grey shades! Looks wonderful!
HaPPy BiRtHdaY Sharon!
Hip Hip Hooray! :)
Twist again for your birthday. Happy Birthday with many blessings for the year.
I bought one of those twister template/ruler now I just have to do it. I have a charm pack of Walk in The Woods and I think i will try that. I love the greys though. Blessings Sandra
Happy happy birthday!!! Your twister quilt is wonderful!
Great meatball recipe! They are also good in a crockpot with bbq sauce served on buns with slices of cheese.
Happy Birthday :D
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