Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Monday update

I believe I mentioned recently that my goal for this week was to get in as much machine quilting and binding as I can. Well last night I decided to haul out my crumb quilt I layered last month and get a start on it.



I am practicing as much as I can with free motion quilting. I just love how it looks and I love to challenge myself whenever possible.

I had to take out an extra table to keep the quilt from dragging too much. It is a queen size quilt and a big one too!



Here is the design I am going to quilt on each of the white squares.





And here is how it looks on the quilt.



Last night I managed to get 12 blocks quilted. I was so pleased! I hope to get at another few blocks this evening. One of my former students started selling fabrics and other quilt notions from her home a few years ago. Last year she started to stock some really nice free motion border designs. I think I will see what ones she has and pick one up to do the borders. But that is a while to go yet.

This is a short posting today as I hear my little boy getting bored in his exersaucer. His best time of the day is the morning. He has so much energy and silliness!!! He loves to watch some of his favourite tv shows in the morning on Treehouse such as "Rolie Polie Olie", "Guess with Jess", and "Bob the Builder." He has his very own "Bob the Builder" in his great uncle Bob! He calls him Bob Bob!!! My uncle is a fabulous carpenter and he has done some great things to the house including a beautiful front patio and a huge back patio!!!!

Well I'm off and running again... Toodles!!!! Hope you all have a great day and a productive quilting day if possible!!!

Quiltingly Yours
Andrea

3 comments:

Celia said...

Your quilt looks nice. I like the white in each block.

Carrie P. said...

Using the extra table is a great idea. Big quilts can be heavy. Great quilt design for the blocks.

Rhonda said...

love that quilting design; it looks great!