Sunday, March 10, 2013

Tumblers & LilyPad Splash Progress

Saturday was a snow day here,although it snowed steadily for over half the day it did not amount to more than a couple of inches.  This morning the sun came out and melted what was left away.  Love those spring snows :0)

Most of Saturday I spent taking photos and listing some new things in my etsy shop,and re-listing some that had expired.  So no sewing.  Today after weekly chores I found some time to sew :0)


Here is the progress on my Tumbler Quilt so far this month.  You probably can't tell from the photo,but at that point (when the photo was taken) the rows/strips were not sewn together.  Now they are all sewn together,the length is around 80 inches,while the width of the quilt top is only around 48 inches.

So I decided that it has to have another border on each side to bring it out to around 60 inches wide,when finished.  The Sweet thing is that I was able to FMQ on the strips!!!  Mind you it is not pretty,but I am okay with that,since it was my first time ever to use that technique on anything other than a 18 x 18 practice sandwich square,and that was only one time.

Sorry I didn't get a photo to show the progress on the LilyPad Splash quilt top :(  That is what I decided to call the quilt I posted about here the other day.  All the strips are pinned to the batting,and one has been quilted too.  When the other two strips are quilted and sewn together I will post an update with photos.

Hope you all found some time to sew this past weekend :0)

5 comments:

  1. You've gotten a lot done! I really like the tumbler quilt. What kind of border will you add to the sides?

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  2. Ok, so I haven't been on the computer much - thanks to my ridiculously stupid hands so I am just noticing your new layout/design/header. WOWZERS! I love it. The tumbler quilt is pretty awesome too :)

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  3. well done on having a go at FMQ - are you going to show us?

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  4. Well done with the FMQ. The quilt is very cute.

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  5. Looks beautiful and you're right....can't tell it isn't sewn together yet!
    Thanks for sharing.
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