Saturday, January 10, 2015

FINGERS ARE TOO COLD --YET!!!!!

 to help keep them warm
 I have been stitching away!!
Did add the rows of snow garland to the tree--
and I got the saying all embroidered for Shell's January SAL--
so that maybe on Monday I can get the rest of this ready for stitching--
I need to organize all my felt/wool first and I did get those totes out of the closet today--
am putting my felt/wool into a 3 drawer unit that has wheels on it and it will go
under my cutting table--will be much easier to get to that
than at the bottom of the closet
like I have had it!!!


And I designed and sewed together a winter quilt--
Bought this line of fabric a couple years ago now--
and have wanted to do something with it--
first I fussy cut the 4 stone and log cabin homes into blocks and just kept
playing from there--
the snowmen,trees,fence and icicle rows are also a panel!
so now I have a quilt top--
and here is the backing for it--
the bird fabric I had a yard of it--
but it wasn't long enough in lenght--
but had lots of the rows of panel left--
so put the snowmen row at the bottom
 and the benches one at the top to make it long enough--
now to find time to quilt it!!!!

smiles, di and miss gracie


9 comments:

  1. Your little 'panel quilt' is adorable! All that stitching should help to keep you warm.

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  2. I love Shell's BOM - so tempted to do it, but I know I shouldn't!!! xxx

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  3. I love snowmen and pretty winter fabric! This is so beautiful! Happy weekend!

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  4. What a great way to keep your fingers warm Di.
    Nice little winter quilt..

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  5. Your winter quilt is darling! I am enjoying following the Quilt Doodle Designs BOM. Your tree is looking great! I will be following you on Bloglovin.

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  6. Everything is looking wonderful so far sweets. As usual, you are amazing with all the things you get accomplished. Hugs and hope you are staying warm!

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  7. You are moving right along!! Everything is looking so pretty! I need to find a few minutes to start. Aren't you proud of me for commenting???? Keep up the good work--motivate me please!

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  8. Your new winter quilt is gorgeous Di - great scheming to get the backing to fit! I haven't started any new boms yet but there are some nice ones out there - like yours' so far. Hope you keep warm!

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  9. I got your email this morning....a little late. Let me know if you got my response! THANK YOU so very much! Hugs, Diane

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