Sunday, September 17, 2017

Cathedral Window kit giveaway

Anyone interested in a Cathedral Window quilt kit? Finished quilt will measure 78 x 84 (if I remember correctly). I used to teach my method for making Cathedral Window quilts that I call Yes You Can!.  This is the project that I used in teaching the pattern.  I don't intend to teach this class again, and I know I will never finish the quilt.  I have already made one, and making a second is just not how I want to spend my time.

So I am giving this one away.  All the pieces are cut and ready to put together.  I will include a copy of my pattern so that you can see how it is done.  All sewing is on the machine, with the exception of the little flower inserts.

I will ship it to you, at my expense!

Any takers???  I need this project box for a new project I am getting ready to start - Pemberley, by Katrina Hadjimichael.

Thanks, Teresa

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Watching the hurricane coverage on NBC - a scarey storm for sure.  I pray Florida residents have gotten out of the way of the storm and that people and homes will be protected.

Recently I gave my dining table and china cabinet to my daughter for her new historic home where for the first time she has a nice size dining room.  I have been wanting a farm style table  and found this one at the Habitat Restore store for just $180.  Its a great table - extends to 8 feet and came with 6 nice heavy chairs.  I am unfamiliar with this particular pattern and have have not been able to find one like it anywhere on the net...so if you know the manufacturer for this table, I would love for you to share that information with me. There was nothing on the furniture itself to indentify its maker, other that Walter of Wabash who made the slides for the leaves.

My husband and I painted the chairs and table base, he sanded the table top to the natural wood and I did the finishing work on it.  We are so pleased with the final result and it blends so well with the buffet and china cabinet that my father built many years ago.



 


Did anyone do the 7-Day Challenge being hosted at Threadbare Creations for National Sewing Month?  I completed the 7th Day this morning and just love the snowflake design.  It was a mystery project and I am so glad I did it.  The finished top will look great on my kitchen table this winter!  I plan to do a simple cross hatch quilting pattern and then bind in a dark blue fabric.


I am keeping up with the Moda Blockhead Challenge and here is my Block 27; Union Variation by Jo Morton.  This challenge has been just that - a challenge to make these blocks, but a fun one! 

 I am continuing to work on the Jack's Chain quilt in combination with the Rainbow Scrap Challenge.  The color for September is Orange - which is becoming a favorite color for me.  Seems each month, that color becomes my favorite.  Just need to make 5 more nine patches.

In the next day or so,, I hope to post a picture of my Nosegay quilt which I received back from Donna Abbott, who quilted it for me.  Maybe I can grab the last bit of sunshine today before Irma hits and get a good picture.

Teresa