Saturday, March 1, 2014

Fresh Sewing Day

February held several very satisfying finishes! Bee & charity blocks of course, a couple of gifted Kindle covers, and even a few Christmas(!) projects - a runner and a pair of patchwork pillows.
And then there were the quilts - a mini for the Riley Blake Challenge, which I like to call, "Riley Blake Meets Mango" . . .
a charity quilt, "Pluses," using the lovely pattern by Quilts by Emily . . .
and my proudest accomplishment of the month, "Unlocked", my City Sampler quilt! 
All in all, it was a very good month. And as I'm looking back through these photos, I see what a variety of actual quilting I have done:
  • straight-line in organic increments on the runner
  • a wavy machine-stitch on the pillows
  • even straight-line on the Kindle covers
  • matchstick + geometric on "Riley Blake Meets Mango"
  • a wavy zig-zag machine-stitch on "Pluses"
  • a spiral on "Unlocked"
For some reason, that makes me very, very happy.

Linking up with Fresh Sewing Day at Lily's Quilts.

19 comments:

  1. Unlocked is gorgeous!! You picked a wonderful design for quilting it. I also thought your Kindle covers were quite striking. What a great month of completions. I look forward to seeing what projects you work on in March. I'm already missing the weekly block finishes for Unlocked! That was really fun.

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  2. You make very beautiful things!

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  3. Congrats on such a productive month - your City Sampler looks stunning - I love all your finishes!

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  4. Gorgeous projects all around. Congrats on a great month!

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  5. Unlocked is oh so so gorgeous! And I have loved all your bee blocks this month! Busy as usual, well done!

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  6. Amazing month. I love the photo shoot and the way the sun picks up the spiral quilting- as always your out and about adventures entertain. Congrats on your finished quilts. Pluses has such a nice feel and Unlocked stunning.

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  7. Wow you had a great, productive month! Hard to believe it is already March!

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  8. Wow! What a beautiful month of gorgeous sewing, Deb. You are an inspiration!

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  9. not only are your creations beautiful, but so are your photos. What app do you use to make the collages?

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  10. A great month! Love your City Sampler!

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  11. Wonderful Work! The City Sample is a crown jewel, congratulations!

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  12. Awesome finishes this month!

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  13. Such a beautiful collection of finishes - love all of the different quilting styles you have done too!

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  14. Fun to review a season of creating, and I liked how you typified it also by the type of quilting done. Clever and instructive!

    Elizabeth

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  15. Jeepers what a productive lady! I didnt' get much done, I managed to get some spools done today! Gorgeous work. Fi

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  16. A gorgeously colourful and creative month!

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  17. I love the variety of quilting that you did! I need to practice quilting so I can finish the pile of quilt tops that I have. You are always so productive, thanks for sharing!

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  18. It's hard to believe another month has gone by this year. But you sure have made it a beautiful month with all your creativity

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