Monday, 16 July 2018

★ Finish Along 2018 Q3 ★

My Finish Along List for Q3 2018

Linking up with Studio Sew if Course found here

★ Bright Lights, Big City Quilt ~ FMQ diamond centres.  Pattern Victoria Findlay Wolfe.
★ Pickled Fish Quilt ~ FMQ to finish.  Pattern Chris Jurd.
★ Pennine Star Quilt ~ FMQ and binding to finish.  Pattern Nicola Dodd.
★ Mariners Madness Quilt ~ FMQ and binding to finish.  Pattern Chris Jurd.
★ Lawn Diamonds Quilt ~ Quilt and bind to finish.  Pattern Sarah Schraw.

★ Cadence Court Quilt ~ Piecing.  Pattern Sassafras Lane Designs.
★ Retro Poly Mod Quilt ~ Piecing.  Pattern Victoria Findlay Wolfe.

★ Medallion AMH Quilt ~ Piecing.  The centre four pieced stars are from Bakers Dozen Quilt pattern by Jen Kingwell.  The rest is a make it up as I go along medallion.

★ Scrappy Triangles Quilt ~ Piecing.   Grey Kona and Liberty Fabric at the moment.  The blocks do not have much contrast and are quite busy.  A restart with grey and solids is probably the future for the pattern.  Pattern Leila Gardunia.

★ Rising Sun Quilt ~ Piecing.  Pattern Chris Jurd.
★ Scrap Happy Quilt ~ Piecing using all the scraps from the above projects.  Pattern Chris Jurd.
★ Swell Quilt ~ Printed templates and choosing colour scheme.  Pattern Alison Glass and Nydia Kehnle.
★ Mini Star Storm Quilt - Started, stopped, started again.  Not content with making the huge quilt I am making the mini version.  Pattern Victoria Findlay Wolfe.
★ Double Wedding Ring Quilt ~ Lifetime project.
★ Garments ~ Always & forever on my list but never in my wardrobe.

Q1 and Q2 have not seen any finishes from my lists.  Maybe Q3 is my time...
As always a massive thanks and appreciation to everyone involved in organising and sponsoring the Finish Along.


Wednesday, 11 April 2018

★ Finish Along 2018 Q2 ★

✮ My Finish Along List for Q2 2018
Linking up with Studio Sew of Course found here

★  Pennine Star Quilt - Finish Quilting and bind.  Pattern Nicola Dodd.
★  Bright Lights, Big City Quilt - FMQ centre diamonds.  Already finished the binding.
            Pattern Victoria Findlay Wolfe.
★  Mariners Madness Quilt - Finish Quilting and bind.  Pattern Chris Jurd.
★  Lawn Diamonds Quilt - Quilt and bind.  Pattern Sarah Schraw.
★  Pickled Fish Quilt - All blocks pieced. Lots of ironing and borders next.  Pattern Chris Jurd.
★  Cadence Court Quilt - Piecing.  Pattern Sassafras Lane Designs.

★  Medallion make it up as I go along Quilt - piecing using all Anna Maria Horner fabric.
             The centre four pieced stars are from Bakers Dozen Quilts pattern by Jen Kingwell.
★  Year of Scrappy Triangles Quilt - Piecing.  Grey Kona and Liberty Fabric.
            Pattern Leila Gardunia - Sewnbyleila.blogspot.

★  Rising Sun Quilt - Piecing.  Pattern by Chris Jurd.
★  Scrap Happy Quilt - Piecing using scraps from all of the above.  Pattern by Chris Jurd.

Four Chris Jurd quilt patterns I am currently making.

★  Double Wedding Ring Quilt - slowly piecing.  I have used a mixture of machine and hand pieced.

★  Garments - Lots of wardrobe aspirations for 2018.

Once again a big thank you to all the sponsors and hosts of the Finish Along.


Wednesday, 10 January 2018

★ Finish Along 2018 Q1 ★

Finish Along 2018 Q1
Linking up with Studio Sew of Course found here

1 ~ Pennine Star Quilt.  Finish FMQ and bind.  Pattern Nicola Dodd.
2 ~ Bright Lights, Big City Quilt. Finish FMQ and bind.  Pattern Victoria Findlay Wolfe.
3 ~ Mariners Madness Quilt.  Quilt and bind.  Pattern Chris Jurd.

4 ~ Pickled Fish Quilt.  Piecing.  Pattern Chris Jurd.

5 ~ Lawn Diamonds Quilt.  Piecing 960 parts - making a larger version.  Pattern Sarah Schraw.
6 ~ STBee4 Quilt.  Finish quilting and bind.
7 ~ Medallion AMH Quilt.  Cutting and piecing and making it up as I go along sort of project.  Centre  from Bakers Dozen Quilt (Jen Kingwell Pattern).

8 ~ Garments. On the list again and various more.
9 ~ Double Wedding Ring Quilt  and Caesars Crown ~ long term projects.

Many thanks to all the hosts and sponsors who make the Finish Along possible.


Thursday, 21 December 2017

★ Sunflower Quilt ★

Third finish from my Finish Along Q4 2017 (original list here).
My version of The Sunflower Quilt is 76" x 76".  Templates & Pattern by Jenny Haynes. @pappersaxsten on IG. Class with Jenny Haynes at The Purple Stitches in Basingstoke.

40th Quilt


★ Voile and Lawn Quilt ★

The second finish from my Finish Along Q4 2017 list (listed here).
The circle is from the Moxie pattern by Tula Pink.  I appliquéd the circle to a background of strips of lawn and voile.  Quilt measures 78" x 80".

39th Quilt.


Sunday, 29 October 2017

★ Star Storm Quilt ★

My first finish from my Finish Along Q4 2017 list (listed here) and my first quilt finish since June.
#2017fal  #2017finishalong

The Star Storm Quilt is 80" x 80".  Pattern by Victoria Findlay Wolfe.

                            ★★★★★★ I hope everyone is making progress on their Q4 lists ★★★★★★

38th Finished Quilt

Monday, 2 October 2017

Finish Along 2017 Q4

Finish Along 2017 - Q4
Linking up with Abigail at Cut&Alter blog found here

I did not manage one finish in Q3 but 1, 2 & 3 are nearly there.

1 ~ Star Storm Quilt - Finish hand sewing the binding.  (Pattern Victoria Findlay Wolfe)
2 ~ Helianthus Quilt - FMQ leaves and centres/Bind. (Pattern Jenny Haynes)
3 ~ Pennine Star Quilt - Finish FMQ/Bind. (Pattern Nicola Dodd)
4 ~ Bright Lights, Big City Quilt - FMQ. (Pattern Victoria Findlay Wolfe)

5 ~ Voile Quilt - Very nearly ready to be hand quilted.
6 ~ Pickled Fish Quilt - All arcs pieced, started cutting and piecing centres.  (Pattern Chris Jurd)
7 ~ Bakers Dozen Quilt  - Piecing underway.  (Pattern Jen Kingwell)
8 ~ Colour Dive Quilt - Started cutting all AMH fabric.  Pattern Anna Maria Horner.
9 ~ Stars Aligned Quilt - Started cutting - Kona Midnight background with low volume stars.
10 ~ Mariners Madness Quilt - Less procrastinating more cutting needed. (Pattern Chris Jurd)
11 ~ Double Wedding Ring Quilt - A long term ongoing project that I have a new enthusiasm for.
12 ~ Caesars Crown Quilt - Another long term ongoing project.
13 ~ Garments - More fabric purchased - No garments started.

I would like to say a big thank you to everyone who organises and coordinates this huge Finish Along and a special thanks to all sponsors and especially  Lucy at Charm About You who sent me her great patterns as a prize for Q2.
I hope everyone has a productive Q4.

                                           ********************* Happy Sewing ************************