Friday, February 25, 2011

Free Snow

I'll ship anywhere....lol   I am sooooo ready for spring.

Last night I finished up a couple of Christmas gifts.  They are candle mats.  I love the Spider Web look to them.  Allie at allie-oops sweet happy life is encouraging everyone to start and finish Christmas gifts.  Each month you get a chance to win something by finishing and posting a picture on your blog.  The link is here on my blog.


I finished the next block for Joanne's Thread Head Quilt-a-Long.  We are almost done.  Then it will be time to finish putting together my quilt top.  I can't wait.  Big thanks to Joanne for posting the blocks, directions and the inspiration for this quilt.

Since I finally finished hand quilting DH's quilt I pulled out another quilt to hand quilt.  I'm trying to do these in the order that I finished them.  It's a Sunflower quilt but not the one I have been showing you.  It is also a design of my own from orphan blocks.  And I am addicted to 3" 9 patch blocks.  I put them in a lot of my quilts.  I love Sunflowers.  Could you tell...lol. 

So my wish for you today is no more snow, blue skies and sunshine and Sunflowers.  Have a quilty day....

Hugs, Cat




13 comments:

Allie said...

Oh Cat those candle mats are just gorgeous - what excellent gifts! Love your block too and that sunflower quilt - so, so pretty - I love sunflowers too! I wouldn't have known they were orphan blocks, they go so well together, and I love the 9-patches with them - too sweet!

Anne said...

I'll take some of that snow - lots please! We have the opposite problem here. Those candle mats are really beautiful - love their shape and the fabrics.

LaDonna and Diana said...

Love the candle mats! Isn't it interesting how some of our "orphan" blocks make the best quilts!?

LaDonna

Lisa said...

Oh those candle mats are very cute. These are the 2nd candle mats I've seen today and yet I don't think I've every seen the idea before. Your quilt with the sunflower is really cute, so lovely and fresh.

Cheryll said...

Your candle mats look wonderful. They will be nice next Xmas! Well done!

Shelley said...

The gifts are great! I never thought of candle mats....I love it!! I also love sunflowers. :)

BubzRugz said...

beautiful candle mats... i love the strippy spiderweb look too... and sunflowers must be an all time favourite happy flower...
Hugz

Val said...

The candle mats are lovely. The spider web look is nice and the seams match so well. I love the sunflower quilt. No snow thanks.

shez said...

Cathy i love your candle mats very nice fabric,well done.
cheers shez

Talin's Corner said...

Well done! Your candle mat (by the way, I have never heard of candle mats before) pattern is lovely. It must have taken you a long time to match all the seams.

Carrie P. said...

no snow for us, please.
Great spider web mats. Love that design. Love your little wall hanging too.
thanks for coming by to wish me Happy Birthday.

Fleurette@ Fleur's place said...

Love your spider web candle mats, lovely idea!

Mama Pea said...

I hear you on the snow! I'm right there with you. Looking good on all your projects!