Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Scrappy Wednesday



This is the most delightful quilt store in Windham , NY - The Patchwork Co.
Run by the sweetest Mom & Pop and now joined by their daughter.  Emily and I were lucky to stop in between the two quilt shows and there wasn't any crowd - when we were leaving, yes!


I picked up this cute panel (I need another panel like a hole in the head).  'Catnip' by Jenelle Penner for Windham Fabrics.

And if you are a cat person, you totally get this one.


At the Windham Quilt Show I pick this lovely piece up off the guild remnant table.  It was marked as 4 yrds, but I think there is closer to six.  I made the 'apple' scrap quilt last fall and I think this will be a great backing for it.  Design by  Joan Kessler for Concord Fabrics.  I know some of the apple store scraps I used were also her design - nice marriage.

And I found this two yrd. piece of Laurel Burch "Christmas Cats".  I'm not fond of seasonal fabrics, but I love LB's kitties.


Are you starting to sense a theme going on here.  These blocks were made by my guild members - blocks for the out-going President to make a 'President Quilt'.  One of the light background blocks is under the machine to get a blanket top stitch - the maker might not have had this capability on their machine.  So today I will square all of these up and assemble the flimsy.  I think it needs a stop border and then wide border to bring it up to size.

I'd like to have this one completed for show & Tell at our next meeting when we return from Summer Break.  I'm the next term sitting President and I told them they didn't need to make another set of blocks - huge sigh of relief! 

Sewingly Yours,
Sharon

7 comments:

  1. Lucky you. President. Loved the cat panel. Too cute

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  2. All the cats look great, and as a cat lover, can see each one sewn up into something special.

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  3. Love your cat fabrics and quilt. You had ME at meow lol

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  4. Kitties! I love those Laurel Burch kitties too. They don’t look too Christmassy. Your backing fabric is perfect.

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  5. I can wee a cat theme happening here!! Great fabrics.

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  6. Beautiful cats in fabric and quilts! I have some Laurel Burch fabric that I haven't cut into yet. I'm sure there's a perfect project waiting for it somewhere in the future.

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  7. Very pretty kitty themed fabric and that fall scenic piece is really gorgeous. Now you've got some fun pieces to play with.

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