Friday, December 18, 2015

Keeping Busy

It has been a long time since I have updated here but I have been busy stitching. As I mentioned in my last post, I am finding more and more frustrations dealing with blogger and my ability to see and leave comments but I do want to keep a record of my quilt progress so here goes.

First up is this Quilty Fun quilt by Lori Holt. I finally got it quilted but sadly have not taken a great photo. This will give you a bit of an idea of how it turned out. I used a swirls with pebbles for the background fill and then just free motioned each row in a design that seemed to work for me. Lots of fun experimenting with my quilting in this one.

A few more blocks on the Moda Sampler Shuffle. I have completed 21 so far.

Not sure this one is a favorite but I guess we will see how it ends up.

Here is a cute little mini tumbler quilt all ready for quilting. This has been my Leader Ender project for the last month or so.

And here is my Bonnie Hunter Mystery, Allietare. I have changed the colors a bit using a focus fabric as my inspiration. Hopefully I can use the focus fabric in a border or backing as I am not making the full size quilt. Right now I am making 3/4 the number of units and I will see how that works after the reveal.

Here are my Part 1 blocks. I changed the grey in Bonnie's quilt to taupe. My focus fabric is at the top of the picture.

Part 2. I changed the red in Bonnie's quilt to teal.

In Part 3 I changed her gold to red.

And the beginnings of Part 4. The black and neutrals remain the same as in Bonnie's directions. I still have 21 sets to make!

 

 

13 comments:

Libby in TN said...

Beautiful focus fabric. It's always interesting to see BH quilts in other colorways.

Janet said...

Wow you have been busy! It all looks lovely. I wanted to follow along with the BH mystery but just too busy. I love how you've changed the colors.

A Nudge said...

Love your focus fabric - everything looks like it's going to go together beautiful. Another cute quilt - The Quilty Fun one by Lori. You've been doing a lot of wonderful stitching!

sunny said...

You have been busy! Your Quilty Fun is so pretty! I bought the book, but that's as far as I got with it. Love your inspiration fabric for the mystery quilt. Will be watching to see how it progresses. Merry Christmas!

Michele Hill said...

Looking fabulous Heather! Have a lovely Christmas and lots more stitching in 2016 x

Flickenstichlerin said...

Dear Heather,
you are working on so many beautiful projects, amazing.
Greetings,
Sylvia

Cathy said...

Love, love, love all your projects. Your quilting is great. Hugs

Kyle said...

Love the colors you've choosen for the mystery quilt. They're rich and deep and the teal and taupe look fantastic together. What a fun leaders and enders project as well. We might not have heard from you in a while, but you certainly have been productive and creative. I love the contrast in different color styles you've been working with.

Monica said...

Your Lori Holt quilt caught my eye right away! You did a beautiful job with it -- I love all the happy colours. It looks like Allietare is off to a good start too, I think your fabrics will look great!

theblogingsheep said...

Nice blog. I love the quilts!

Valerie Reynolds said...

Yes, your quilty fun looks great! What fabric line did you use...I love how happy and bright it is. :)

Lynne said...

I love the colors for the mystery quilt! I'm doing it too, for the first time. I stayed with Bonnie's colors. I love all your other projects too, busy bee!

Clare said...

What a great idea to try out quilting. Not such large areas. Happy Stitching.