Thursday, October 9, 2014

A Quiltmania Quilt!

On Monday this week, I went to the LQS to pick up my latest edition of Quiltmania Magazine (103). Now it is very rare for me to not find at least one quilt that I want to make from the magazine.  There are two in this issue that have spoken to me.
 One is this postage stamp quilt.
I have wanted to make one for a long while now and I actually have a scrappy one as a Leader Ender project.  These blocks are 10 by 10 one inch squares.  A hundred per block and thirty blocks in the quilt.  Oh I could not wait and went to pick fabric out of my stash.  I have 13 blocks done - 1300 little squares put together and I am loving the process.  Oh please don't let my enthusiasm evaporate before I get a finish.  It is going to be gorgeous.
Last  but not least, Karen  sent me this gorgeous scissor fob, handmade and appliqu├ęd by herself for me just because I admired them so much.  No, I did nothing to deserve this gift.  It was just kindness on her part that thoroughly made my day.  Thank you Karen!  I don't know what my sweet scissors ever did without this darling fob!

5 comments:

  1. gosh you're going to corner the market in one inch squares lol fabulous!!

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  2. oh my, that is going to be one fabulous quilt!

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  3. Dear Chantal,
    what a beautiful project, love the way your blocks turn out. Very good sewing skills.
    Congratulations on your gift, it is beautiful.
    Greetings,
    Sylvia

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  4. I can't wait until I can get this issue of QuiltMania. It looks fabulous! I'm so pleased that you liked your scissor fob pincushion!

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  5. What amazing work. Ths quilt is going to be fabulous

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