Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Charming Pinwheels

I have another baby quilt for a special little one on the design wall. I started making these blocks yesterday using a charm pack of "Bliss". I am going to be so sad when this line of fabric is gone.....It has been one of my favs. I just love the combination of red,pink,green,and turquoise. Add a little white and wha-la.....

These were simple to make. Just layer a white and a charm square,sew around all four sides, cut into four triangles diagonally , and the sew them into the pinwheels.

I'll probably add a white inner border and then a border of one of the bliss prints. I have soft snuggley bliss flannel for the back. I'll post the finish when it is done. Fun stuff!  

I had a little time this evening and finished the top....

Now to sandwich and "quilt as desired"   Jeri

Monday, May 23, 2011

Monday, Monday

You know when you just get a song in your head and it just won't go away.....
Today this was that song.
It's a little rainy outside today, I think I'll go sew.....  Jeri

Friday, May 20, 2011

Happiness is.......

For me happiness is making things. Especially for other people. I have a shower to go to today and so I made a quilt and a basket of other baby essentials. Some new items for me and some tried and true.

Here is the basket. Lovin' the chenille.  I have made this basket before. It is a tutorial by the fabulous "Pink Penguin". http://ayumills.blogspot.com/2008/05/tutorial-fabric-basket.html

These are the contents of the basket. Bibs and Burps which I have made before and are appreciated by the new mama and I tried something new..........

This is a crinkley sounding taggie toy. It measures about 12 inches and I put mylar sheets inside to give it a good crinkley sound when you move it. Turned out okay, but sewing through that mylar was a bear!

And this is the whirley gig quilt finished. My fourth quilt on the new gammill.

another view. It is a sunny day here and so I got some shots outdoors.

The back is a flannel dot. I love to put  flannel on the back of baby quilts. Makes them so soft and warm.
and now to get back to my sewing room........ Jeri

Monday, May 16, 2011

Happy Birthday Mom

Happy Birthday to my "Gorgeous" Mom today.

Love you,    Jeri

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Baby Quilts

Don't you just love baby quilts! So quick to put together and very satisfying. I have a few in the works for several expectant co-workers. This is my design wall. Works in Progress.......

I am loving both these blocks. They are so Happy :)

This one is ready to sandwich and quilt!

This one needs borders. I think piano key maybe..... Don't you love this "Central Park" fabric line? and man did those "whirlygigs" http://turtlehillquilter.blogspot.com/2010/01/charmed-whirlgigs-tutorial.html go together quitkly. Simply charming. They make me smile.......Have a great day!  I gotta go sew some.   Jeri

Saturday, May 7, 2011

Mothers Day 2011

                               Happy Mothers Day to my amazing mom......Love you!

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

15 minutes play

15 minutes play, originally uploaded by durablegoods.

Just playing with a feature on flickr. This is a block I made with scraps. =)