Monday, April 17, 2017

One Week Later

It's been a week since I had my second Carpal Tunnel surgery.  I'm more sore this time and more bruised.  But I'm able to get back to sewing.  I planned ahead and got some projects cut out.

First up.

Here are the first 2 blocks from the Buttermilk Basin BOM from 2015.  I decided I need to start working on this again.  I have the next block prepped and ready to go.

I decided to add some different blocks to the friendship quilt I have been working on.  This is from the Fat Quarter Shop.

These blocks are called Box in a Box.

I started a new project....I know who would have believed

The quilt is called "Vivid Grid" and it is a Color Girl Quilts pattern.  I found it in the latest issue of Quilts and More.  I'm using a couple jelly rolls designed by Primitive Gatherings.

And finally...

This is a project I started years ago and then ran out of steam.  The block pattern is called "Bow Tie Log Cabin".  The blocks are 6".  I just got tired of looking at the project box with the blocks in it.  So I pulled them up and found I had 36 blocks.  I sewed them together 6 rows with 6 blocks.  Once my hand gets stronger I will machine quilt it and I will have a new table quilt.

Thanks for the well wishes and for stopping by.

Hugs, Cathy

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Plugging Away

I'm slowly but surely getting back into the swing of things.  Although I can fully use my right hand it gets sore if I do to much.  This will eventually go away.  I am having Carpal Tunnel done on my left hand next Monday the 10th.  Then I have to start all over again.

I finished sewing the rows of blocks for my Chain Reaction.

I love the jelly roll I used.  It is a Fig Tree fabric.  After my hand surgery I will sew the rows into a quilt top.  This is a project I started in 2014.

I'm trying to work on some of my older UFOs.

This is from a few years ago.  It's an APQ quilt along.  This is block #8.  Only 12 to go.

Another on going project.  This is a Cheri Payne pattern called Common Threads.

This is block #11.  It's the second for this block.  The first one was used in another quilt.

I've been getting the Sew Sampler Box from the FQ Shop since they started.  Each month I received a pattern for a block.  The last box I received contained the 12th block and setting instructions. 

I decided to start it.  This block is 8" and the fabric I am using if from a fabric roll of Japanese fabric.  The theme is Alice in Wonderland.

I've been working on Sally Post block #14 I don't have anything to show you.   As I said earlier I can only work on my hand work for a short time before my hands start to hurt.  This is on hold till after my left hand surgery.

Hugs, Cathy