A sunny finish!

A sunny finish!

I don’t remember when we did these blocks. 2 years ago? It sat as a top for quite some time, finally going to the quilter this spring. I put the binding on today. I love it and thanks to all who sent me...

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Finally A Finish

Finally A Finish

I have finally finished this quilt made from my winnings from a couple of years ago.  Hopefully this will now spur me on to using some of my other blocks that I have won over the last few years. I have been extremely lucky in the draws since I joined many years ago and have hardly missed any months until quite recently when I have become overwhelmed by the number of projects that I have on the go at the moment.  However I have some very...

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Chicken Quilt Finished!

Chicken Quilt Finished!

I finished the paper pieced chicken quilt that I won earlier this year.  I used every chicken too, on front and on the back.  I hope you remember which ones you made.  Elizabeth Clark suggested I pair them with the churn dash which sounded pretty “farmish” so I make all the churn dashes with a color wheel in hand, constantly referencing the colors to be sure they were compatible. The piano key border is made up of all the leftover...

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An old block revamped

An old block revamped

This was one of my first ever constructed Block Lotto blocks dating back to 2010, a log cabin rose. At the time I was lurker, not posting until 2012. This block became the basis for my contribution to our embroidery guild display to take place later in June which has a theme of chaos and order. All embellishments are hand embroidered or beaded. Thanks Sophie for this great start to my Block Lotto journey. Hugs...

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Dud Winnings Quilt

Dud Winnings Quilt

December 31, 2013… yes I know it’s been a while ago, but I finally used all but two of the dud orphan blocks that I won back then.  I put most of them in the back of my Bonnie Hunter mystery quilt called Celtic Solstice.  It was a mystery she started the day after Thanksgiving (Black Friday), 2013.  I saved the beautiful red cabin block and a basket block for two other projects.  But here’s the back of my Celtic Solstice with...

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baby quilt almost done

baby quilt almost done

These are the blocks I won last summer. It was my first attempt at spiral circle quilting on the machine. It went well and will do it again one day. The binding isn’t on yet, but I couldn’t wait to show it. We had a lot of snow last night, I’ll go shovel a little, then start sewing on this snow day at...

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Log cabin roses quilt finally finished

Log cabin roses quilt finally finished

This block was my first encounter with Block Lotto back in 2010, although I only started posting in 2012. My initial blocks used yellow roses but I really wanted purple tones for my quilt. The quilt has been sitting in the cupboard for several years, sandwiched and pinned. This week it was finally finished with in-the-ditch quilting plus some additional fancy stitching on the border and centres. Thanks Sophie for this introduction to the Block...

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