Monday, October 07, 2013

Progress Report

It's always amazing how much gets done when my quilter friends come for the weekend. And it often looks that instead of a weekend, they have a much longer visit planned, based on the amount that they bring.

I will show you a show and tell of the weekend.  This crib quilt was whipped up by Anne.  I love it.

Mike started in on making these first blocks for a dog quilt.  She has a cat quilt on her plate for Christmas too.

Peggy finished up the 'I Spy' quilt she made for her grandson's second birthday.

Mike decided to quilt this while she was here because it will be a wedding present for a good friend's daughter.

The swirls go very well with the piecing shapes.

Jean Ann worked on lots of stuff consisted on continuing the paper piecing she started the last time we got together and then she started to make good progress on three table top quilts for the last three families in her brood that haven't gotten one yet.  She made great headway after we took a visit to the local quilt shop.

This quilt was made for Jackie, Anne's daughter, who graduated from college and has been bugging her mom for her quilt to be finished.

It was quilted by Anne with a circle motif and the binding was finished and the picture of the finished quilt was emailed to Jackie.  She loves it and wants another pronto.

Peggy had all these batiks cut out, I believe, and got all of the piecing done this weekend.  There were a few blocks that gave her trouble but in the end, she persevered.

This new ruler that Anne picked up is used to make a pineapple block (log cabin variation) without paper piecing.  She gave it a whirl and it went together very quickly with out the lining up, trimming and tearing off the paper that is required in paper piecing.  I think we have a convert.

I finished the Christmas pillows and did some baby quilt bindings.

G went fishing in Wisconsin with his brother.  Everyone ended up being happy.


Beth in TN said...

Hey, Tommy, can you give us the name of that pineapple ruler? Looks like a handy tool! Thanks!

Irene said...

Great job by everyone! I particularly like Mike's little dogs - they are adorable!