Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Baby Wyatt's new quilt

Baby Wyatt didn't want his picture taken but we finally
got him to hold still long enough to snap this one.
I'm sure he was thinking, "I'm awake.....it
must be time to eat.  Why are you making
me hang out here on this quilt?"

I love the Mother Goose themed fabrics.  
They are so bright and cheerful.

Happy Quilting!                       Lynda

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Life is good!

 Yes, Life is good!  We were just blessed with another grandson on Thursday.
What a cute little boy.  Baby and Momma doing great!
No pictures yet....but soon.

I found this fun fabric called "Follow Me".  It has pictures of Churches, and words for all 
children to hear....."I am a Child of God, Faith, Truth, Light, Love One Another, Be Happy,
Be Grateful and Choose the Right".
Just had to make a couple of pillow cases for a couple of Grandchildren.

 Ellie is now 5 years old and in Kindergarten.  Where oh where has the time gone?!
I'm sure she will be losing a tooth or 2 soon so I made her a little, well not so little,
Mouse tooth fairy pillow.  The pocket is in the back.  She kind of 
looks like a bandit mouse!

Of course, Gavin, who is only 3 and not ready to loose teeth yet (unless he
keeps jumping off furniture) needs one too.
His is a monster and the big mouth is the tooth pocket.  

I know they will like getting presents too when the new baby gets his quilt.
Hopefully it will be back from the quilter next week.  Sheesh.....I
only had 9 months to think about making it!  Nothing like
waiting until the last minute.

Another quilt retreat coming up the first week of November.
I am already planning on what I will work on those 2 wonderful days.

Happy Quilting!                Lynda

Friday, August 14, 2015

Do you hear wedding bells?

Yes you do!

Chris and Melissa are getting married this Saturday.
I gave them their quilt and they were excited.
Nice cozy flannel on back.
Quilted with hearts.

Ain't love grand!

Happy Quilting!              Lynda

Monday, June 29, 2015

Wedding Quilt

June 6, 2015
Here's the happy soon-to-be-bride with her quilt.
I love the way it turned out.
I really enjoy using scraps
and ending up with
a beautiful quilt!
Sherry got married on June 11th and is now off to Colorado to start her next adventure.

Happy Quilting!                           Lynda

Monday, June 22, 2015


I have been working on 3 quilts at the same time.
Several months ago I started cutting my scraps into 3 1/2 X 6 1/2 inch pieces.
One of my quilting friends had made a Bricks and Stepping Stones and I loved it.
Isn't it interesting how different they "feel" with color changes and 
brick placement.

So I've been making Bricks and Stepping Stones quilts to use up
fabric scraps.  This one I call my Nascar Flag.  That border can make you pretty dizzy! 
 I used all colors of scraps in this one.
This will be for a High School graduate this next year.
 Then I decided I had a lot of browns and blues so decided to make one
just using those colors.  The stepping stones are making a diagonal line
in this one.  I think I may still add a brown border.
This one is probably going to be for a Grandson.
This 30's Churn Dash may be one of my all time FAVORITES!
It is big!  90 X 108.
If you look closely, the Churn Dash 4th across and 
5 rows up from the bottom, is made
with a piece of one of my Father's shirts.
This quilt is for my nephew who is getting married in August.  
He was only 1 and 1/2 when my Dad, his Grandpa, passed away.
I thought it might be nice to use one of his shirts
as a "memory" in this quilt.

I actually cleaned up my sewing room, sort of, after these were done.  Then I noticed 2 big bags of fabric a friend gifted me and decided I needed to look through them to see what surprises were waiting for me.  Now the room is cluttered again sorting and planning more quilts.  Isn't that the way it always goes!

Happy Quilting!                           Lynda

Friday, May 8, 2015

Just a few inches more!

 63 Churn Dash blocks done!
All have 1 border.
 All have 2 borders.
 Some have 3 borders.
And a couple have all 4 borders.

But, of course, I need just a few more inches of fabric to complete them all.
Why is that?
So it's off to the fabric store again to get about 4 different 30's fabrics,
just 4 inches each.
This time I hope I have enough!

I'm trying to get rid of fabrics..............not buy more!

Happy Quilting!                      Lynda

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Can I have too many "FAVORITE" quilts?

I have started a quilt using 30's fabrics.  
This one is for my brother's son, Chris,
and his fiance, Melissa.
But don't tell them yet.
They will be getting married in August.
(Sheesh,  I can't even keep a secret!)

My Mom made him a wedding quilt about 25 years ago
and we packed it away for "someday".  He was only
1 year old at the time and her last grandchild.  She had made a quilt for all her other grandchildren.   She figured she wouldn't be here when he got married so she wanted it done.  My Mom passed away in 1999.   He is excited to finally get to
use the quilt.

 I have a stack of HST ready to square up.

Here are a few blocks ready and patiently waiting.
This may be my favorite!

And here is Janine's Bricks and Stepping Stones
all ready for her to take to the quilter.
Didn't it turn out great.  This may be my favorite!
The mint green/blue and the gray are wonderful together.

Happy Quilting!               Lynda