It does not look like I have gotten much stitching done today--and that would be true. Tomorrow is a craft fair at the Appanoose Museum. The Appanoose Baptist Church will have a booth, so I made some bread today for that. It was a seven-hour baking frenzy in my kitchen. I do have a few little stitching projects that I will take. Have to get to that sewing room now.
I had an appointment with my oncologist yesterday. It is almost five years since my cancer diagnosis. He gave me a clean bill of health but said that mammograms are never to be forgotten. I am a lucky lady.
This quilt is going to be beautiful. It is called Tree of Life by Anita Gooddesign. After all the blocks are made, leaves with family names are added to the tree. It is made in brights and is embroidery fun! This is all I have completed and the rest will have to wait until after Christmas.
The is the quilt I am finishing this week. I am working on the border stitching today. Name Above All Names is an OESD quilt by Krista Hamrick. When I was finished, I had over 60 different colored spools of thread around my machine. The designs are beautiful and the symbols are so appropriate. Each of the symbols represent a letter of the alphabet and are represented by a Bible verse. Everyone who has seen it is awed by it! It will be a special gift. Overbrook Quilt Connection would be glad to get the pattern for you.
Last week's Quilting Gallery Blog Hop was such fun. My give-away was won by Jane in South Carolina. Her box was put in the mail on Wednesday.
This is the first time for me to participate in a Blog Hop Party. This should be a fun week of finding new stitching friends and great projects. This mesh pouch is one I made for a "Quick Project" class at the Overbrook Quilt Connection. I can give you instructions if you ask for them.
My give-away will be a mesh pouch and twelve Moda fat-quarters. Leave me a comment on this post and I will choose someone with the help of a random number generator after noon on November 26. Have fun with the Quilting Gallery's Blog Hop Party!!
This is the mesh zippered pouch that I made as a sample for a short class at the Overbrook Quilt Connection. The embroidered design is from an OESD collection called Steampunk. I used a water-soluble stabilizer, slowed my machine speed, and embroidered on the mesh. Then I just rinsed the mesh with hot water to dissolve the stabilizer. The pouch should not take more than an hour including the embroidery.
These small blocks are part of a quilt titled Name Above All Names. They are part of an OESD collection. We found this collection in a Houston Benina shop. It is going to be very striking. Now to get on with the stitching...
I participated in a mug rug swap through the Quilting Gallery. My partner, Anne, was from Australia. When we started to email each other, I found that she was going to be in Houston for Quilt Market. I was also going to quilt market to demo in a booth at market. So Anne and I met hundreds of miles from each of our homes to see each other and to exchanges our mug rugs. It was so much fun and a very unique experience.