Monday, October 07, 2013

A little of this and a little of that

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Decided to start prepping som happy travel project for an upcoming travel in november.  Some time ago I started to sew This Goes With That hexagons (design Sue Daley) in red/pink/light fabrics.  Restarted it in blue/brown/light colours, but did not feel happy with those blocks.  Thought some time that I should start it over again in those colours in the box to the right. Hanne is doing this quilt in those fabrics.

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But as I already had made 9 blocks in red/pink/light colours,,,,,

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I chose to continue prepping i red/pink/light colours.  And I feel happy with it. You all know red is my favorite colour.

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More prepped blocks ready to come with me on the plane in 39 days.  Prepped like this in small plasticbags it is so easy to bring along and just sew whenever I want.  And I will prepp more blocks + another easy to do applique project too. 

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Just 78 days to Christmas and I hope I can have this quilt finished to hang it on my wall for this Christmas.  The four center blocks are done and sewed together.

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And in the last weeks I have stitched the snowflake blocks and appliqued the heartblocks so now I was ready to sew on the outer borders.

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Just a couple of hours sewing the borders was on the quilt

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The Scandinavian Christmas quilt (design Lynette Anderson) is now ready to be basted and quilted.

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I’ve also done some progess on sewing the hexagons for my Aunt Sarahs quilt together.  Rusken had to take a close look at them and think he approved the colours.

Saying for today:

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12 comments:

Synthia said...

Your Scandinavian Christmas is just gorgeous. Love it, love it!!!!

Karen - Quilts...etc. said...

The Scandinavian Christmas Quilt is so cute - I just might have to look for this pattern!

Rosa said...

Your Scandinavian Christmas quilt is just stunning.Happy quilting.ARe you going to handquilting or machine quilting?

Susan said...

Your Scandinavian Christmas is gorgeous, it will be lovely to have it ready for Christmas. All those bags of prepped stitching look very satisfying.

Ondrea said...

Hand pieceing is so easy to take with you and make some progress on a project. IT is going to look lovely. Love the Christmas quilt , and, ofcourse, Rusken. Sooo typical of any cat.

margaret said...

must try and find this goes with that as I need to have a go at it, it looks great.
Scandinavian quilt is glorious, would also like to make one of these but need to improve my skills first

Petra said...

Your Scandinavian Christmas is lovely. I hope to make the same quilt (some day :-). Funny to see that I own at least 4 of the same fabrics that you are using for "This goes with that". Greetings for The Netherlans.

Grit said...

Wow, your work is so gorgeous.
Greetings from Germany , Grit

Lynn S said...

Your Scandinavian quilt is beautiful!!! (Mine is in the to-do line in the cabinet..have to finish some things first!) You do such beautiful work!

TLC said...

Would love to see your Scandinavian Christmas at the DJ retreat!

rutigt said...

I love your christmas quilt and Rusken is adorable!
Gun A

Béa said...

I just started it & hope it will be as beautiful as yours.

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