Tuesday, June 29, 2021

End of June Update

 It has been hot, humid and rainy the last couple of weeks.  I've spent a lot of time in my cool basement sewing room.  I have a few things to share.

1.  June's Monthly Mini

I love how this turned out.  I didn't want to do it in red, white and blue.  These fabrics worked out for me.

2.  Celebrating Mary Brown

The original block for this month was a bit too complicated for me so I chose instead to make a pieced block.  July's block is going to be an owl.  I can't wait.

3.  Mrs. Lincoln's Quilt

This month's pieced and appliqued block.  I can't believe Julie and I are almost done with this sewalong.  Only 4 more blocks to make.  I can't wait.

4.  A Finish

This quilt is a pattern by Cheri Payne called "Forget me Not".  I finished the top a few years ago and decided I wanted to finish it.

I have kept up with all my BOM's, and BOW's but didn't want to bore you with all the photos.  I will share a few.  With summer finally here we are hoping to do some camping.  We are going camping with my daughter Kelley for the 4th of July weekend.

Thank you so much for stopping by.  I appreciate your comments.

Hugs, Cathy


Quilter Kathy said...

Such a lovely little mini! And I love that Cheri Payne pattern too! Congrats on the finishes!

Sandra said...

I like your June Monthly mini quilt. The colors are great and you did a great job matching up those lines on the fabric from top to bottom. Very nice. Forget me Not is a great quilt too. Congratulations on getting it finished. Thats always a great feeling.

Kyle said...

What a sweet patriotic mini to take you into July. The folk colors a
Was a great choice.

julieQ said...

Lovely blocks, Cathy! My sis passed away and I have been swamped with her end of life stuff. But I am making progress on my blocks too!

Janet O. said...

Your mini is perfect for summer. Things don't always have to be R/W/B to be patriotic.
Lovely blocks--I especially like the Mary Brown block.
Great finish on the Cheri Payne quilt!

Julierose said...

Lovely block works; and that finished quilt is gorgeous--nice work
hugs, Julierose

Wendy Caton Reed said...

WHat a fantastic mini for the end of June! A perfect eagle!! I love it. Your Cheri Payne quilt is marvelous too. Must feel good to have a finish at the end of the month. I don't know where June went!! Thanks for another great mini.

belarmina said...

Cathy espero cada fin de mes tus entradas en el blog
Admiro tu trabajo, tu mini, tus bloques perfectos.
Tu acabo Cheri precioso
Disfruta de tu acampada familiar

Sandy said...

I love the colors you chose for your mini, as I’m not particularly fond of red white and blue. The two little red berries though .. perfect! Also perfect are your blocks, as always. I adore your Cheri quilt! I like your use of the brighter colors. Nice work, all the way around!

Robin said...

I spend a lot of my time in my cool basement too. Your little eagle is just perfect for the season.

Quilting Babcia said...

I do love your mini and to my eyes it looks just as patriotic as red white and blue. The browns and green are a tribute to the generations of American farmers who made this country the 'breadbasket of the world.'

cityquilter grace said...

adorable mini!

Flickenstichlerin said...

Wonderful, oh so beautiful finish and lots of blocks accomplished. Very productive month,

Nancy said...

Such wonderful quilts, Cathy! I love the eagle quilt and especially that you chose shades of brown. It's perfect.
And "Forget Me Not"-- such a beautiful and dear quilt.
Your other blocks are beautiful, too, and I especially like your Mrs. Lincoln's block.

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