Sunday, December 28, 2014

A Little After Christmas Flurry

I  have been  doing a little catch up sewing and have now finished all five parts of Bonnie Hunter's Mystery Quilt! How are you doing? I will give you peep at mine....

These are four pcs. that are all  the same.

These are the 25 pcs. , but have four different aquas in them. I was trying to use up scraps.  Can hardly wait until given direction as to how to put together! Anticipaction mounting!

These are five nine patch blocks for our drawing in February in our Simple Whatnots group. They just sweeten the pot!

I also finished putting on the binding of a table runner from the Missouri Star's magazine "The Block "  #5. It uses one charm pack. 

It uses the "Petal Pusher" charm pack.

Will chatter with you later, Martha. I am linked up with Bonnie  Hunter's  Mystery Quilt   HERE .

Monday, December 22, 2014

Part Four-Mystery Quilt

I forgot to tell you that while in our applique class , I was working on these....

Little ornaments for the tree sent along with Christmas cards. They are from a free pattern from Buttermilk Basin a couple of weeks ago.

Now for the Mystery  Quilt progress.......

We have   #2 and #3  which are similar to part one!

We first had to make our  aqua and neutral half square triangles, 80 of them.

I did have 2 different neutrals and many different aquas.

These are my two different blocks. At this moment I have twenty of each but by this afternoon I shall have finished ( with god's grace).
I shall link up to quiltville here.  Chatter soon, Martha.

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Applique Gatherings

We had our group of ladies meeting for our monthly applique group. Considering it was so close to Christmas we had a considerable amount show up!  We were all doing a fair amount of stitchery  mixed in with  an adequate  amount of conversation  ,which brewed up a fun day for us all!  Plus we did not want for goodies as many brought a sampling of their Christmas baking along too!

Twyla came.

Mary came to work on her "Bertie Ajj Year"

Connie came to work on her Ann Sutton (Bunny Hill) BOM.

Elly came and shared her recent travel escapades to germany.

Sharon came even though she would be leaving us for Arizona for a few months.

Kathi came to work on her blue Idaho Lilly!

Mary Theuer came also to work on her red Idaho Lilly!

I will probably link up with Bonnie Hunter this Monday for the Grand Illusion quilt, so see you then! Chatter soon,Martha.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Messy Bessy

Yes I am a messy bessy trying to keep up with Ms. Bonnie Hunter and all her clues!

I am super busy sewing strips together.

Then cutting them apart and sewing them back together.....

Probably will be sewing these until next clue on friday.  You will find the link up  here .

Made a cute Laurel Birch Horse quilt top, which my husband really liked the colors of....

Chatter soon!

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Clue # Two

So we move on to clue # 2 . I have several different reds,although my background and black remain constant. At least for now! 

 This is something I am considering for my bias binding....

I think they go rather well together, what do you say?

Plus I am keeping all my extra half square triangles to possibly use them in the border.....

Carry on, everyone, chit chat later, Martha.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Show and Tell

We had our Simple Whatnots group meeting and had some lovely show and tell !  I just had to share!  

This is Linda Johnson's Santa table topper.

This is Dawn Leitch's small quilt.

Paula Murray brought her hexagon table topper she has been working on and another small quilt in next photo....

Gail Temple brought in this small quilt and a Christmas one she appliqued a bow on....

Georgia brought in a small runner,just as cute as the dickens...

Jan brought something to share with us too!

Sandi Baker brought in some lovely quilts!

Sandi is a very busy lady , as is Karen Martin as you will see in the next few photos....

words to live by

This is Sharon's first applique project, cool,right!
This is quilt shop Bunny Witt made with her embroidery machine.
She gave it to Susan who was tickled pink. From the windows you can see a sewing machine,bolts of fabric and a mannequin.

This is Bunny's Idaho Lily....

Next was Sharon's hoopa quilt, that will be overhead of the couple about to be married, as in Jewish tradition....

I think you will agree we had some amazing eye candy! Chit chat later, Martha.

Monday, December 1, 2014

Link Up

I am going to link up with Bonnie Hunter's "Grand Illusion" mystery quilt. I am sharing some of my scrappy blocks....

I still have many more to get together, so that's all for now! Martha.

Gift Bags Made

I made three gift bags, pattern by Sweetwater, and now I just need to fill them. Must get them in the post before Christmas!

Temecula Quilt Co. is having a sew-a-long for Christmas! Hope you can join in on it too!  Here is a link here .

Chit chat later,Martha.

Saturday, November 29, 2014

A Wicked Surpise!

I finished my alphabet quilt top and now just need to get it quilted.

I have also finished this crib quilt top and am ready to baste it for hand quilting.

And now for the wicked surprise!  I have a few pics of some of the display quilts Cherrywood has in Colorz Quilt store. If you want to see them all they will be on display until December 19th, so stop by and see them for yourself.

This only a taste ,believe me ,there is so much more! Chit chat later, Martha.