Monday, September 30, 2019

Monday Making


This is one of the quilts I worked on over the weekend - with coffee and chocolates.  It is the same 'train tracks' pattern that I showed LAST WEEK HERE, just a change of color makes it look different.


I had three cut-off strips of this extra wide backing and I pieced them to make the back for this.  The binding is a piece of brown/red paisley (just enough) more scraps moved out of inventory.

A couple of 2.5" square scrappy couch size throws done and a piece of my SIL's were done up.


Today I need to get this one finished.  Who would have thought that the purple floral from my Aunt would match this Connecting Threads line so perfectly for a border - yes, I did a border.  There was enough to piece a back and make binding (with a half yard left).

I have enough batt on the roll to finish off two more couch throw size quilts - maybe one more if I piece the cut-offs.  Moving things on and out.

I need to order new batting for all those big quilts which will go on the frame - my winter hibernation projects.  Hey, it's coming!  Did you see the snow in Montana?  Do you line up those 'buried in winter' projects?

Sewingly Yours,
Sharon

9 comments:

  1. Nice finishes and great plan for buried in winter projects!
    I am looking forward to a seasonal change, but being buried this winter can wait a bit longer for me! lol!!

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  2. Such a difference in the appearance using the scrappy bits! I would not have figured it to be the same pattern. I adore those purples:)

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  3. Love both your projects and the coffee on the train tracks is so nice. Would never guess its the same pattern

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  4. I love that block pattern. What a great way to use up a lot of scraps. I’m setting aside some smaller projects as take-alongs when we head south for the winter.

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  5. Wonderful finishes! (And a border! Yay!)
    I tend to squirrel projects away for winter - all those years in far northern Vermont taught me to be prepared to be snowed in for who knew how long...

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  6. Beautiful finishes, that is a great pattern. No such problems for us with winter here, we don't get anywhere near as cold as you do. I can't imagine being snowed in!!

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  7. Love your new train tracks quilt!! And the quilting on it is perfect!!!

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  8. It looks so different made up in scraps, I didn't realize it was the same pattern.

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  9. Congrats on the finish! Love your purple and green project! Lovely florals and the border is gorgeous. (I have absolutely nothing purple in my house, but I love seeing it in quilts).

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