Saturday, May 30, 2015

My Man

Hi friends!
He is determined to weed eat!
But he is taking a lots of brakes, that's what makes him happy! Just like quilting makes me happy.
Right now I am cooking for tomorrow!
Maybe i will get some time to quilt late tomorrow.
Have a great weekend friends.
Quilt Happy

Friday, May 29, 2015

Gracie's Quilt

Hi friends!
Finished my top for Grace's quilt!
Yesterday i spray basted it while Tommy drank that awful stuff that you have to drink before a colonoscopy.    Tuesday he had a upper G.I. and they found nothing
So we were up early and went to Rome this morning and are already back. They didn't find any thing so they are going to make him a apt. to swallow a camera.
It will be another early day maybe next week.
We had to stop and get him some biscuits to make up for not eating since Wednesday.
He  love's Bojangles
They do have good biscuits!
It's good right now because they have just been open here for a couple pf months.
I guess i will be quilting some this weekend but Family reunion is Sunday so i wont be then.
Have a great weekend friends.
Quilt Happy

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Hagon's Birthday pillow

Hi friends!
I finished Hagon's pillow yesterday, after getting the wrong fabric and going back and getting some more.
I got some red with A on it thinking Atlanta Falcons and it was Alabama!
Don't think he would like that but i can use it elsewhere.
I thought he would like Ga better and i could only find one Falcons fabric and i had already made his brother one with that.
I sewed together some fabric for the back of Gracie's quilt and hope to get it sandwiched today.
Lots of flowers on part of it and i had some stripe big enough to finish it

May be strange looking backing but i am trying to use up my stash this year.  Just buy if i know what i am going to use it for.
I bought this layer cake because one of my grands liked the quilt on my bed and i though I would make her one like it just with a different layer cake.
Have a great day friends.
Quilt Happy

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Rain and Baskets

Hi friends!
Yesterday we got a lot of rain. That makes two days of pouring down rain in the afternoons.
If it had done this for a hour we would have had flooding here.
We live on the side of a hill so it just rolls on down to the neighbors pond.
The garden is loving it but if we continue getting this much rain we wont be able to get in there.
The grass will be taller than our vegetables.
Cleaning the roof of that old barn that his great grand father built.
If it wasn't so full it would fall in!!!
I tease him that he has so much lumber in there that he could build a house
Back to sewing !!!
My fifth basket! It's a little bigger like my last one.
I gave two to Sis when she came over Sat. and she brought me this.
A charm pack that sparkles!
And some Christmas fabric's, she had got to her garage to clean for her move and found some in a box. Not a very good picture!
Today is her last day to work!
From now on she will be back and forth moving and getting her house ready to sale down there.
Getting rid of every thing she doesn't want and trying to find a place to put what she wants to keep in her house up here.
Have a great day friends
 Quilt Happy

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Our long week end!

Hi friends!
I made "baby" a new dress. Worked on Gracies Quilt and now it's ready for the battening and backing.
 Yesterday we had a cookout with my  family and friends.

Shammah took our picture! Tommy got sick after he eat a rib that he was not suppose to but you know Husbands, they eat what they want to.
We went this morning for His  upper G.I. but they didn't find a bleeding ulcer , so more test.
We had a pretty good sized crowd and enjoyed it other then Tommy getting sick.
His DR.had told him no BBQ ! Nothing spiceie at all or greasy.
 Anna and Noah got in the pool, it was to cool for the adults.
Hope your weekend was great.
Quilt Happy

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Gracies Quilt

Hi friends!
It now measures W= 67 L=94 and a regular twin is w=68 L=89. I may add a little to each side because we all no that when i wash it it will shrinks but other than that
 all i like finishing this top is some clouds in the sky and buying the battening.
I will look in my stash for enough for a backing for it.
When Grandson and his family was here the other day this big limb fell behind the corn crib.
It wasn't storming or the wind wasn't blowing hard it just came down.
When you have old Oaks the branches just fall off at times.
It would have hurt bad if any one had been below it.
Every thing  is coming up good in the garden including the grass, Tommy was hoping it would be dry enough to plow out but it's been to cool to dry much. Lows in the 40th and high yesterday in the sixties.
When it makes up it's mind about the weather it will be summer time and hot as blazes.
Have a great Holiday weekend but drive safely friends.
Quilt Happy

Friday, May 22, 2015

Gracie's quilt

Hi friends!
I added the next row of squares to the bottom and the top. Today maybe i will get the top and bottom on . I still like doing  the clouds but maybe i will finish it next week,  I hope so , so i can give it to my Gracie.
 We were on the road yesterday to much to get much done on the sewing front. Tommy got sick Wed. so we made a trip to the Dr. yesterday and they are going to set up some test.
I decided to make another basket to hold my fabric's in while i am working on a quilt. One big enough to hold a lot of fabric.
Made with Cotton and steel , i am down to my last two fat quarters of my bundle of it.
I used double sided battening inside it that when you  iron it, it sticks to the lining and outside fabric.
Seems to work real good.  That was my last dark piece but i have scraps left over so i might make one up of strips of scraps
That's eight pieces of fabric in the basket for another quilt that i am working on.
Have a great day friends.
Quilt Happy

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Wins and Buterflys

Hi friends!
Look what a very sweet blogger sent me , aren't they adorable?
I won this pin cushion from Mammafairy   and she sent me all of this!
Isn't that sweet.
I won all of this hand painted fabric from a giveaway on threadborn and Julie sent me all these painted bits of fabric. Have yet to make any thing from them but will with all the fabric i win,
Thanks so much to both and please visit their blogs.
I added two small butterflies yesterday and the rest of the green and then had to go some where and lost my mojo.
Just noticed this butterfly is deformed !!!
Kind of warped!
Oh well it takes all kinds in the butterfly world too.
Have a great day friends
Quilt Happy

Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Hi friends!
First butterfly!
I had added another strip of scrap squares on the side, had them on two sides.
I got my pattern for my butterfly's from a very old magazine that Sis brought me last time she came over.
It came out in 1992 but had that pattern, things have sure changed since 1992!
This magazine is very old fashioned.
I put two of the big butterfly's on it , today maybe i will get a few clouds and some smaller butterfly's on it!
 I added a row of squares on the top and the bottom.
And added this bright green to brake it up before adding another row of scraps to finish up.
Just got one side on when we had company.
Our Clair!
And our Lola Rose!
Sweet girls, they stayed till after eight o:clock so no more sewing for me!
Have a great day friends.
Quilt Happy

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Gracie's Quilt

Hi friends!
I worked on Gracie's quilt last Sat.
Laid out all the pieces here so i could tell how it would look.   This is going to be a twin sized quilt for my Gracie bug.
I sewed the rainbow pieces on and laid it on top of the blue. then added blue to the top for more sky.
Bottom side up wards with it all sewed together., i added one row of squares and will add more.
Going to spend today making clouds and butterflies for her sky.
Then some more squares to make it hang good on the sides and i hope to have the top finished soon.
Last firday before i quit making baskets for the time being, i made this one.
These are so much fun to make and the pattern is free on Craftsy.
Made with more of my cotton and steel that i won the first of last year, i had to admire it for a year!!!!
Have a great day friends.