Friday, November 15, 2013

QCA BOM 2013 Quilting Bee Quilt

Hey there! I am loving these colors!! As promised here is the quilt I threw together from some of the QCA BOM blocks and some I chose myself:

Maureen Cracknell Handmade - Weekly Giveaway 11/15

Hello readers! The best things in life are free.. and free quilting fabric or tools is tremendously awesome!! Maureen Cracknell Handmade has weekly giveaways on Fridays and to say the prizes are generous is an understatement. Week after week she and her sponsors giveaway a boatload of fabric or quilting related items. You have four chances to win and the tasks are super easy! Looky here at this week's prize:

(c) Maureen Cracknell Handmade
This is Moda's new line called Modern Roses and this week Crafter's Vision is giving away 7 one yard cuts of this line, one yard of solid grey fabric, and Aurifil Sterling Silver thread! That is mighty mighty generous!

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Sunshine and Ocean Waves

Bonjour! Earlier this year I made a quilt by McCall's titled Sunshine and Marmalade. I love it and my significant other loves it because I made it but also mentioned that it's "really pink". Now, I don't think the pink overpowers the quilt but the point is that it's feminine. So I decided that a masculine counter quilt should be made, opposite colors but same pattern. Using this color chart maybe: 

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Super Duper Update

Well hello blog readers! I have been away for a while and that's sort of an understatement. I completely changed my mind about the design - I wanted to do something different than the typical sampler style quilt and found a pattern on Pinterest that sparked my interest:

(c) Blue is Bleu

Sunday, November 10, 2013