Progress….

Progress….

I said I’d work on it and BY-GOLLY I did!!  I spent Tuesday afternoon sewing the rest of the nine patches together, and then cut them up.  I have laid it out several times………trying to find the perfect balance, you know.

I am so excited though, to be this close to finishing it up.  My Katie (who this is for) has been ever so patient waiting for this quilt.

Let’s be honest here though, if you had asked me a year ago if I would ever be making my daughter a quilt, I would have laughed in your face!!   🙂   It is true what they say about that quilting ‘bug’.  It is a very contagious disease, and I am infected!!  🙂 heheheh!!

If it wasn’t for those precious pre-cuts though, I think I might still be afraid of quilting!!  🙂

Here is my progress as it is right now….

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If the day goes as planned, i will have this baby put together!  Then I will be back here asking opinions about borders and quilting!  🙂

In case you are wondering….I used Sweet, by Urban Chicks (Moda) charm packs.

What are you working on??

A quick and easy runner….

A quick and easy runner….

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Yup, It’s kind of a theme around here.  We like table runners!   Mostly because they are easy-peasy and go together in a snap.  As an added bonus it makes your table cute and festive!

So here you have the newest table runner we have mastered.  It is called Poppy Day, by Pieces of my Heart. (gotta love that Sandy Gervais!!)  We used the Urban Chiks’ Sweet charm pack.  I think it is adorable!!  All that’s left to do is applique the flower middles on and quilt it!!  WooHoo.

Don’t you worry…..I will show you the finished product!

We do have so much going on right now in the shop.  I can’t wait to show you all that we have going!!  I will hopefully get another [works in progress] post up later today!!  Hope you are all having a fab Tuesday!

Broken… But still BUSY!

It’s been awhile! My leg is still broken, but I’m not letting that stop me. I’ve been keeping busy with lots of projects. Here are some pictures of just a few of them.

The baskets are part of the Bunny Hill applique Block of the Month series. Aren’t they darling?! I’ve also been working on the Kansas City Star Block of the Month. (top left) The picture on the bottom left is a new charm pack pattern we got in called “Poppy Day” by Pieces from my Heart. I made mine with a Sweet by Urban Chiks charm pack.

Sweet- Urban Chiks

Sweet- Urban Chiks

Throughout the next few weeks we are going to be sharing with you some of the latest fabrics, designers, and just some things we love.  It is kind of like our very own product review.    There are so many great new fabric lines, it is hard to know where to start…..I am pretty sure that you are all going to fall in love with this line from Urban Chiks, as we all have, so first….

For the young (or not so young), hip (or hip-replacement) & oh-so-fashionable quilter, I give you…
sweetSweet from Urban Chiks! You know how much I love paisley’s and polka-dots?! Well throw in birds and I’m through.
Fall in love HERE.

And just because I love you…. ANOTHER FREE PATTERN!! Click HERE!

Available here at Missouri Star!