Thursday, June 20, 2013

Keeping Up

The sun is finally shining on my parade,
so I'm not indoors sewing today!
Just popped in for a bite of lunch.
However, I do have things to share today.
This Pieced Block #3
of her Jingle Belle's BOM.
Applique Block #4 pieces are cut out,
and construction is ready to begin.
Can't believe I'm actually keeping up!
eHere is a quick peek
of her previously posted blocks.
I started them in TX
and managed to
stay organized
and pack all the fabrics used,
knowing I had more scraps,
here at home,
to pull from as needed.
Not the greatest picture,
but at least it confirms
that I do more than
stalk birds, butterflies,
and dragonflies.
I also finished a comfort quilt for a friend diagnosed with luekemia,
just a 16 patch scrappy quilt, perfect for a man person.
It's headed to the long-arm quilter, a very sweet lady
who has just acquired a machine, and has agreed to 'practice'
on my comfort quilt for free!


TexWisGirl said...

i love that you're gifting your friend with a 'man quilt'. :)

Sheila said...

I love your blocks , very colorful , they will make a great quilt. So nice of you to make a comfort quilt for your friend , it will be so appreciated and also nice your friend offered to practice on your quilt :-

Lesley said...

Your blocks are are certainly a perfect piecer and a perfect appliquer!

Karen - Quilts...etc. said...

nice blocks and I bet it is nice to have a stash in two places :) sorry your friend has leukemia, hope all will be well with treatment - bet he well like the quilt

Linda said...

Your blocks are just wonderful! What an awesome quilt you will have. It's sunny and warm here today too. Such a welcome change.
Scrappy quilts are the best! Your friend will love it.

Fiona said...

Great blocks, I did want to try that one but just never got going... it's fun to watch yours though.... lovely idea for your man quilt. hope you will show us when it is done...

Just Ramblin' said...

Your blocks are wonderful. I'm proud of you keeping up and also finishing your quilt for your friend. He is going to love it and there's nothing better than having a nice quilt to cuddle up in when you're going through cancer/luekemia.
So glad you are finally getting sunshine and warmer weather. So nice to be outside. Nola

Melissa said...

Beautiful blocks. Can't wait to see pictures of the man quilt!

FlourishingPalms said...

Your BOM blocks are pretty. What a commitment to keep up, especially when you weren't in the comfort of home. Great job! Now go enjoy that "parade!"

Rambling Woods said...

I love the art and caring that is quilting.... Michelle

Julie G. said...

I can see that so much time and effort goes in to creating these lovely quilt blocks. Wonderful work! I am sure the "man quilt" will comfort your friend with luekemia. Such a thoughtful gift!

Carrie P. said...

love your blocks. I didn't realize you were doing that BOM.

LynCC said...

Oh! Look at your Jingle Belles!! They look terrific. I'm oh-so-carefully saving all the patterns so I can do this one when I've cleared some of my currently-running BOMs off my roster. Am I a wee bit jealous? Yes! ;D