Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Kayleen's Bali Quilt

I don't especially like Bali fabrics, but my daughter does.  So I was in a block exchange with a group of friends and we traded these blocks over the course of a year.  Very easy and forgiving blocks.  It really was pretty in the end but I still don't especially like Bali fabrics.  LOL

Sue Spargo pillow

This is a wool Sue Spargo pillow.  It was a kit from her website.  The fabric in the back is what I used to make an inner pillow to hold the stuffing.  Then I inserted it into the outer wool pillow form.

It was very fun to make.  I love Sue Spargo's selection of fabrics and colors.

My niece has this one on her bed.

Primitive Garden in wool

This was the first block I made of Primitive Garden.  It was my third project using wool applique.  I love it!  I showed you the watering can in a previous post.  I've got all the blocks done and one border.  Three more borders to go!  I'm loving working on this.


Macy taking a nap in the sun.  I wish I could relax that much when I sleep!

More Mickey

This is Mickey taking a nap on top of a pile of quilts. 

Charity Quilt

The raffle quilt for next year at Mesquite Quilt Guild will be a Sun Bonnet Sue blue embroidery design.  This was my contribution.  Isn't she cute?

Wild and Wonderful closeups

These are some close-ups of the quilt I call "Wild and Wonderful".  Can you identify those men's shirt fabrics?  They really are "wild and wonderful"!

Macy helping me quilt

This is Macy.  She loves to help me quilt and iron.  She likes it when I move the iron and leave a hot spot so she can roll around on it to get the warmth.  I have to be very careful where I set the iron when she's around!

Miscellaneous bag stuff

These are some zippered bags that I've been working on.  I cut up a bracelet and made zipper pulls with the 8-balls for my daughter and a friend, who both play pool.   All finished and given away.

8-Ball Fabric

I love buying old men's clothing and cutting it up for quilts.  This is one fine example of someone's sense of humor.  Since I run a Billiards League I thought it was pretty appropriate that I buy this pair of men's pajamas and use this fabric in a quilt.
Another view.

Kaffe Fasset Quilt

This one is finished but this is pictures as it was in-progress.  My niece has made it very clear that she wants it.  I love it when someone clearly lets me know that they would appreciate one of my quilts--let's me know that they will want it enough to take care of it, use it, and keep it.

Here's a picture of what it looked like in the beginning but I didn't like it and so I changed it to what you see above.

Retreat Quilt

I worked on this Wild and Wonderful quilt at the last retreat in April.  I do want to finish it sometime soon.  I think I'll have to keep this one.  Almost every block has a fabric from men's shirts I bought at Goodwill and cut up.  Funky.

Mesquite Quilt Guild meeting

This is the row quilt I'm working on month-by-month.  See, January is the snowflakes, February is the hearts, and so on...