Slow Going

February 11, 2009 at 2:15 pm 9 comments

This WIP is taking so much longer than I anticipated.  I haven’t quilted anything in alsmost two weeks and I can’t even account for why.  However, the squares are all done and I’m finishing up a pretty involved backing.  In the end, it’s going to be two quilts in one.  Finished sqares ready to be sewn together:


And the back so far:



I love these fabrics!  Also, I’m cutting up repro fabrics for this quilt I saw on Nettie’s blog.  I feel a little intimidated by it but I’m diving in as soon as I put my current quilt in the washing machine. 

Appropos of nothing quilty or crafty, I just had to show you pictures from today’s valentine’s tea for my older daughter and her friends.  We baked and baked and baked some more. 


As I write, they’re spinning around trying to cope with all the sugar.   They were pretending to be fancy with English accents.  “La-Di-Da”  There has been great, good silliness around here today.

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  • 1. Amy @ parkcitygirl  |  February 11, 2009 at 4:11 pm

    I remember when I “met” you, you were trying to decide what to do with those fabrics – I love what you’ve done!! can’t wait to see it finished :)

  • 2. Tacha  |  February 11, 2009 at 9:53 pm

    Love those fabrics together. The red accent is really effective. And the blocks look great!

    Looks like it was a scrumptious tea as well!

  • 3. Caron Mosey  |  February 12, 2009 at 3:20 am

    What a dainty looking quilt! Can’t wait to see it quilted.

  • 4. metrosupialdesigns  |  February 12, 2009 at 7:56 am

    I love the red fabric with the blue flowers fabric. It brings out the red center so well.

  • 5. amandajean  |  February 12, 2009 at 9:16 am

    i love your 2 quilts in one!!!

  • 6. Shea  |  February 15, 2009 at 7:32 am

    the quilt of course is lovely :)

    The tea! Oh my!! I love having “proper teas” complete with posh English accents and extended pinkies… strictly BYOT though (bring your own tiara) :)

  • 7. rachel  |  February 18, 2009 at 5:51 am

    yayyy for 2 quilts in one!!!
    that’s always fun!!!

    i love the double hourglass quilt.
    i’m thinking that repro fabrics would be too cute for words.
    i might actually have to make a mini one!!!

    how cute…a tea party.
    were you the mad hatter???
    kidding. :D

  • 8. Darci  |  February 19, 2009 at 2:21 pm

    I love those fabrics, this is going to be gorgeous.

  • 9. Erin  |  February 24, 2009 at 2:56 pm

    That quilt in progress is gorgeous! Can’t wait to see it done!

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