I found some nice summer colors
to play with.
As I enjoy making functional quilts
for table tops, lap tops and or beds;
I decided to make something simple.
I also decided to do some simple
machine quilting on it.
Just nice simple lines.
I also am very happy that I finished
another UFO quilt.
I blogged about awhile back http://uniquelyyourscreations.blogspot.com/2009/02/improvisional-quilts-2.html">
It's all hand pieced and I also hand
quilted it. It has been sitting in
my closet patiently waiting. I was
unsure how to quilt it until I had
I could use various colors and
different weights of threads -
thinking that it would give the
quilt a nice textured look.
And I think it does!
I Blended Big stitch quilting along
with traditional quilting; I created
a maze with stitches. They are not
meant to be perfect as the blocks
are not. I also decided, as it's
an artsy kind of quilt; to make it
a wall hanging and added a sleeve
in the back.
I titled it "Chasing Rainbows"
because it just reminds me of one.
I think that it's a very happy
looking quilt; and I'm very satisfied
about the way it turned out.
The weather here in Lancaster has
been very hot! I went out to water
my garden and found that....
they're back! Beetles doing their
business on my roses! Ugh!
The Marigolds are blooming and they're
The phlox are just gorgeous and
beautiful shades of pink.
And the spiders are still hanging
out having lunch (-:
Walking through the garden is such
Now back to my stash to find more
fabric to use.
Have a great week and stay cool!