Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Don't Bee Late

Too late, already am.

Bee blocks for March Bee Vintage:

Nikki asked for scrappy triangles, using this tutorial, combining solids and vintage sheets.

Jodie wanted a tree, any tree we want, with a grey trunk.

This is all just little snippets of vintage sheets, fused down. I started to sew the leaves down, but thought that ultimately the stitching might interfere with quilting. Jodie said this will most likely be a wall quilt, so I'm not too worried about it. Plus, they're stuck down well with wonder under (which I don't like nearly as well as heat 'n bond, but I can't find it. Any ideas?)

Gals, these are in the mail!

Monday, April 1, 2013

More Swooning

I met up with some pals at Baltimore Threadquarters on Saturday for an afternoon of sewing.  (Hey, there I am sewing!) Marlo and Allison are so welcoming. You really must stop by.

As always, I brought way too much to work on. I did manage to chop up my fabric for our upcoming rainbow charm pack swap (this is a pink herringbone from BasicGrey's Kissing Booth Line, leftover from this quilt.)

 Then I worked on my swoon quilt. These blocks take me forever. I had two cut and ready to sew (even drew my lines to make hsts) and only managed to sew one. One large one. I also sewed two "minis" that will make their way into a sampler for me. So, five down, four to go. I want to have this done for Katie's birthday in July. Always good to have a goal, right?