Friday, June 14, 2013

So much going on..

Life has been full speed for me lately and I could use the lazy day pace of Summer right about now.  I'm going to make a picture heavy post of what I've finished up, made progress on and started new (yes - I do confess).  Captions under each in place of a real blog post is about all I can manage!
Two 15" blocks for the Heather Ross/Harts auction quilt our MQG is making
Got my ticket to attend - I plan to bid and win!
Detail of "Tiger Grain" skateboard , a custom design by my son.. Donated for the auction
Proud mama dropping off the board at Hart's
My little project from a workshop with Mary Mashuta based on her book "Foolproof Machine Quilting"
Aurifil variegated 12wt thread on top and 50wt in the bobbin.
Mega Large beach tote - birthday gift and big hit 
Pattern for my nephew's 21st Bday quilt instead of Japanese Jigsaw
Having our Guild meeting at Hart's Fabric = no restraint  
There are so many new fabric lines releasing I'm trying to be good - but probably won't be!
FMQ wonky/random scallops
My other son's girlfriend made her dad a quilt for Father's Day, all designed and sewn on her own but I offered to FMQ some detail since it's her very first and quite huge 64"x80".  Just got around to it late last night and am taking it to her this morning so she can bind it- nothing like the last minute!

Almost forgot to mention: it's voting time at Art Gallery and my friend Kelly has an awesome chair entry for the Home Decor challenge category, so go re-pin and like it!

Linking up to Finish it Up Friday with Amanda Jean at Crazy Mom Quilts.
So there you have it -in a nut shell. How about you?


  1. Wolves your sons skateboard! What a talented family. Where did you get that labyrinth walk pattern? It is fabulous.

    1. His talent has amazed me since he was a little kid, thanks.

  2. No wonder you're tired - that's a pretty amazing list of finishes! Love your son's skateboard design. Love the labyrinth walk pattern - same question for me - is that a magazine or book that you photographed? Where did you get it?

    1. The pattern is from the April/May 2012 issue of Quilt and designed by Emily Florence and Emily Sirkin. My sister found it and thought it had just the right look for her sons quilt.

  3. I am always impressed with your quilting prolific-ness! How do you get so much done?!

    Sadly I'll be out of town for the benefit, but I'm buying raffle tickets!

    (Thanks for the compliment on my chair!)

  4. You have been busy busy! Keep on creating as I love to see what you make!

  5. Love the scallop quilting. Fabulous stuff.

  6. I have to say the Tiger is amazing... your son is very talented.

  7. Your son did an amazing job on that skateboard design! Good for him for donating it:)

    Love the quilt you are doing for your nephew as it has a some really great dimension to it!

    How neat to have another quilting friend that happens to be your son's girlfriend.

  8. Wow--but you do get a lot done!

    I'm in love with the Mary Mashuta block. Sounds like she has a new book out that I need to get--thanks for the info. And kudos to your son on his artful skateboard deck.

    Elizabeth E.

  9. Lots going on but looks like alot of good stuff!


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