Monday, July 19, 2010

AND! And And And

...most important and exciting is our new little one! well she isn't mine, but I call her mine. She is our Arizona baby. Kennedy is 5 weeks old now. This little bundle made me a Grandma Ma. She is a bright spot in our family! I went to stay with her and new parents right after she was born AND I get to go see her at the beginning of August! yeah. She is so precious and sweet! Her outfit reads: Give peas a chance. (gift from one dietian to another)
Coming home from the hospital. She came 6 days past the due date. Weight: 8 lbs. 5 oz. 19 3/4 inches. (those 3/4 inch (s) are important, huh, in both sewing and baby details)

I adore this little girl! I love to hear her cry! and she looks so very cute while crying.
We got Skype set up this weekend. I got to see her for an hour yesterday.
Take Care~

Mother's Day Tablerunner

The charm pack of Sultry by Basic Grey was calling out to be sewn up into something. I found the pattern in table runners on Moda Bake Shop by Camille Roskelly. The whole thing came together very fast. I took it, along with 2 other tablerunners to mom to let her choose one. She chose this little pretty to be on the t.v. table. I think it looks mighty fine. Detail of rick rack (from Hancocks) and quilting. I like to quilt loops.
I'm hooked on the little hair clips to help with binding!
The backing.
Precuts have their qualities, but I don't always love them. The little pinked edges bother me at times.
Take Care~~

Thursday, July 15, 2010

The Verna Quilt

That's the only title I can think to give this quilt. I used a layer cake, charm pack and honey bun of Verna by Kate Spain. Pretty fabrics. The quilting was done by a gentleman in my area who recently purchased a quilting machine to use as a hobby. I think he did a lovely job.
I love the blue color in this line.
This quilt is going to an auction to raise money for a young family who's father is in very poor health. I've never done anything like this. I hope it goes well. I will be attending the bbq/auction next week. We'll see...
This pattern was on Moda Bake Shop. Quick and easy.
Take Care~~~

Friday, July 9, 2010

Meadowsweet Fabric

Jenny at sewfabulousquiltshop sponsors a giveaway every month, a FABRIC! giveaway...I won for June!!!
I love these colors, maybe these two are my favorite, but how do you pick favorites? I mean really~out of all this lovely fabric?

Yeah! It is a Fat Quarter Pack of Meadowsweet by Sandi Henderson for Michael Miller Fabrics. I am thrilled to have won such lovely fabrics! Thank you so much Jenny! (This package arrived so FAST all the way from Florida!)
First thing I'll do is trim the selvages off and send them to my Arizona girl, as she, well, yeah you guessed it, she is one of those that are crazy about selvages!
Take Care.~~