Tall Ship

The last block from Linda N was in my mailbox when I came home after visiting the Festival of Quilts, Birmingham, GB. Thanks for the photoes. They are very Norwegian from this time. Where is your husband’s family from? Now I have received all 37 (wasn’t that the...

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Sail Away

Sail Away

Here’s what I created from some of the sailboats that I received from the June lotto. This is a commission quilt, and the sooner I finish and deliver it, the sooner I’ll get paid. I have 14 more sailboats in drydock (that is, in the still-full box of blocks). This is 58 x 69. I have a good idea of how I’ll quilt...

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The fleet is in

Today’s mail brought three ships from Debra in Texas. That makes 39! (The song “Shrimp Boats Are A-Comin'” keeps popping into my head.) Now I need to put ’em up on the design wall and see what happens as I begin working on the commission quilt. I think I want to use Tonya’s Letters (from Word Play quilts) and put the recipient’s name in the...

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My Tall Ship Blocks Have Sailed – Have Yours?

My Tall Ship Blocks Have Sailed – Have Yours?

  I mailed my June blocks to Maree, Nann and Vivi yesterday. If you haven’t yet mailed your blocks, please get them in the mail soon.  They are, once again, in most cases, sailing across the globe to the winners, so let’s make sure to send them on their way...

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Four sailing ships

Four sailing ships

I really enjoyed making these blocks, limiting myself to just four.  Did you notice that when you have stitched the six central HST together they could be used in either version?  I cut my initial squares a bit bigger, and trimmed them after sewing – rather that than be short!  Seeing I was a winner last month, these are being...

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Tall Ship blocks

Tall Ship blocks

I made these blocks before June with the preview, but it took me 25 days to get it posted! I only managed two blocks since school is taking over my time for the time...

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