Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Time Flies

 Especially when you are busy.  I was hoping to post earlier.  I didn't realize the date.  Better late than never.

We have had the craziest weather.  Cold, snow, rain, warm and cold again.  Yesterday it was cold.  The temp was in the 20's.  Today it is in the 50's.  The sun is shining and the sky is blue. I'm hoping the weather is going to stay right where it is so I can start walking again.

Meanwhile in my basement sewing room I've been busy.

1.  My APQ UFO is Home For The Holidays.  It is a BOM from Connecting Threads and ran for 6 months.  I got the first 3 months done.  


These are the last 3 rows.  I need to add a strip of fabric between each row, then I need to add an inner border.  The next border is made up of squares of the fabric used in the blocks.  And finally add the final border of black fabric.  I hope I can finish this one this month.

2.  I started a quilt last month for one of my daughters who is having surgery.  It was supposed to finished by the sixth of this month but they delayed it till May. 


It was made using batiks.  I have all the blocks sewn together.  I need to add an inner border and outer border then quilt it.

3.  Red and Green Blocks.  I'm trying to make 2 blocks a month.

Here are this month's blocks.

And above are all the blocks I have made so far.

4.  Autumn Frolic from Fig Tree Quilts.


Each month the blocks get sweeter.  I love the gathering basket and the mushrooms.

5.  Be My Neighbor.  I decided to work on this quilt Pat Sloan is hosting.


This is block one.

I continue to work on this month Aviary block.  Hopefully I will be finished in a day or two so I can show you the block.

I hope you are enjoying some good weather and that Winter has finally left us.  Thanks so much for stopping by.

Hugs, Cathy


10 comments:

Sherrill said...

I LOVE the block in your header..is that one of the aviary blocks?

Shelley said...

Man,after seeing your Aviary blocks, I am sure regretting not joining.the wool factor did appeal to me. Seeing yours done in fabrics makes my heart sing😊 Great 👍job!

Julierose said...

What lovely blocks you've finished...I really like those little mushrooms with the basket, too. I always like Pat Sloan's quilts--Be My Neighbor is really a nice one...good work hugs, Julierose

Sandy said...

Wow Kathy, you have been busy! A your projects are lovely. Good for you, for keeping up.

Kyle said...

Your sewing time is always so well spent. Each project well done.

Chopin - A Passionate Quilter said...

You are really busy and producing pretty projects! Take care! Hugs

Barb said...

Nice to catch up on your projects.
The Home for the Holidays is so charming. Love those colors.
Hope spring is providing good walking weather - I love to walk too.

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Lori said...

Such pretty blocks! Love the dark background on Home for the Holidays.