Wednesday, May 4, 2011

More UFOs to show

I started by looking for some lilac or lavendar quilt tops to send to Madame Samm at http://www.stashmanicure.blogspot.com/ for her June banner. (I never sent the photos cuz I realized she wanted finished quilts, not tops).  I found these flimsies with purple in them:





Tree Skirt made from a Judy Neimeyer pattern



Dragon Star, another Judy Neimeyer pattern.  This was done in a class taught by Judy herself, and I learned so much from her.


Like piecing the back from the leftovers (and a couple of extra metres).


I still had some fabric left over, so I made the borders and purchased a wee bit more to make matching pillowcases.




I just finished this flimsey started in 2000, when I started quilting again.  I took a basic rotary cutting class, cuz that was a new tool since the last time I had quilted (back in the 80s).  I loved the tool, the quilt not so much, so it got put aside.

With so many tops, I think I'm finally ready to do more than straight-line machine quilting, so I pulled out an old preprinted panel (which also dates back to the 80s) and got it ready for practice.  It will become a charity donation if I don't mess it up too badly.

At this stage, I've straight-lined on the rick-rack lines and on the lines of the mobile in the center block.  I think praticing free-motion quilting will be a great May for Me project.

3 comments:

  1. Oh my gosh..amazing quilts!!!

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  2. GOSH DANG your good!! I am loving May for Me. Today I almost didn't have time to do one simple little project but got her done - phewwww lol...

    Evielynne

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  3. Wow, those are awesome!!! So...how many flimsy's do you have?? LOL

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