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Sunday, May 24, 2015

Hunter star baby quilt

This is the center of the quilt for my friend Amy.  I love the Accuquilt!  I could never cut so nicely, plus it notches the parts that fit together. Easy peasy!  I am using a tiny red border around this and then I am putting a white border with teddy bears embroidered on it.  I got redwork designs and will do them in red or aqua...not sure which yet.  


Maybe I will get a little more done while I'm home tomorrow.

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Summer is here! Sort of...

After such a long cold winter, summer is finally here.  Even if the weather for this holiday weekend is a little chilly, it's nice to be outside all day and in the evening.  Yesterday I got this chiminea at Home Depot on sale for 70 dollars so this afternoon I put it together by myself!  Tonight, Kenny is fishing so I have my tea and book and will sit by the fire with the dogs.  I've been sewing a lot and will post that tomorrow. Hope you are all having fun this weekend!


Saturday, May 9, 2015

Hunters star using my accuquilt!

Another one of my good friends from school has had a baby!  It's a lovely little girl.  Since it was a surprise as to the gender, I waited to make the quilt.  The colors in the nursery are aqua, white and gray.  I think I will do four of these blocks in the center and make embroidered blocks around the outside.  I have the cutest little vintage baby animals I have been yearning to use, so once I get the center done, I'll make those and a block with the baby's name and birth date on it.  That's the goal!  Happy Mother's Day all!