Thursday, October 13, 2011

Giveaway winner- where are you??

Cori- where are you?

Unfortunately, the giveaway winner, Cori, has not sent me her information yet! And since she is a no reply blogger, I can't email her!

So this is a last appeal to Cori to email me! If I don't hear from her by this Sat, then I will draw another name!

On a good note, I have had this week off from work and I have gotten a few projects started, a few almost finished... It feels great!

I was able to put the binding on two quilts for charity and am just sewing down the other side. I think I need to learn how to machine sew (nicely!) the binding on to both sides. Anybody do that? How do you like it?

I also made of wonderful Mei Tai baby carrier using the pattern from Sew Liberated for a woman at work- grandbaby #2 this year!- and it came out so sweet! I love the colors. And the print is a very soft, adorable flannel- yum!

Without a baby, it is hard to show how cute it is- check out the pattern! It is super easy to make.

This grandbaby is a girl, but I wanted to make it so that it would work for a boy in case there are future siblings!

I'm am also starting a quilt- I saw it on Bloomin Workshop. She did a quilt-a-long a while back and I just loved the quilt. Isn't her quilt gorgeous?

It is called Wild Geese... and I must be crazy for starting this!

Here are some of my fabrics that I have for it. I had collected some plaids ages ago, and I recently grabbed a few more while I was out on the shop hop. I got a few FQs for $1! How cool is that?!

I also picked up a soft, buttery yellow to be the background. I am also making mine bigger- 5 x5 blocks, so 25 in all.

I had to decide how to place the geese within the block- there are a lot of options. Such as this:

I call this option "All In"

or this:

I call this option "Straight Line"

or this:

I call this option "All Out".

And I have decided to go "All Out"! I think that is what I will call this quilt- Going All Out!

It helps if you don't sew them together wrong- and this is only the first block! Sigh!

I better get used to it- I am sure it won't be the last time I do that! My seam ripper and I are best friends!

Here is block #1 all done. Pretty little thing!

Only 24 to go, and a whole lot of extra geese for sashings! I think I need 202 extra geese! Wow! I hope I figured that out wrong!

Happy quilting!


  1. ME!!!??? I won??? And I had no idea I was a no reply blogger! Fixing that asap!

  2. Yea! It will be on it's way!


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