Nov. 27… Hand quilt along update….

We are still here in Kentucky, enjoying the family . it has been a great Thanksgiving weekend.

I forgot to take a photo of the quilt of what I have accomplished but I did find I had a photo of the top laid out , so I just show you what needs yet to be done. I’m writing this on my phone instead of my iPad.

The purple marks what I need to finish than I’ll be ready for the binding.👏👏

Just a peek into my weekend!

Happy stitching until next update.

Hand Quilt Along Links

This Hand Quilt Along is an opportunity for hand quilters and piecers to share and motivate one another. We post every three weeks, to show our progress and encourage one another.  If you have a hand quilting project and would like to join our group contact Kathy at the link below.

Kathy, Margaret, Nanette, Sharon, Karrin, Daisy, and Cathie

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Nov.6..Hand quilt along update….

Today brings back memories of my family gather around my dad’s death bed,it has been 16 years. It is hard to believe that it has been that long ago.

I got more done than the last time. 😀 I was able to quilt 4 more blocks and sashing,only four more blocks and half the border than it will be binding time!

These are the last four blocks.

I would like to share my orchid in bloom ,it’s the first time it bloomed. It is a cattleya orchid

Isn’t she a beauty?!

I off to visit with some friends who come from Montana,I’ll check up with all the lovely update posts tomorrow.

Hand Quilt Along Links

This Hand Quilt Along is an opportunity for hand quilters and piecers to share and motivate one another. We post every three weeks, to show our progress and encourage one another.  If you have a hand quilting project and would like to join our group contact Kathy at the link below.

Kathy, Margaret,Nanette, Sharon, Karrin, Daisy, and Cathie

Oct. 16 …hand quilt along update ..

Well… I had really good intentions of getting a lot more done on this quilt . Sad to say intentions get you no where.🫣

Here’s how much I did quilt this round..

One single sashing.

That’s all I did.🙂 I will do another post to catch you up as to why the intentions never happened.

So check out the others for their updates.

Hand Quilt Along Links

This Hand Quilt Along is an opportunity for hand quilters and piecers to share and motivate one another. We post every three weeks, to show our progress and encourage one another.  If you have a hand quilting project and would like to join our group contact Kathy at the link below.

Kathy, Margaret,Nanette, Sharon, Karrin, Daisy, and Cathie

Sept.25(26)…. Hand quilt along update…

Oh dear.. once again I’m late.🫣 I’m having a time trying to keep up with life, it seems everything is happening the last two weeks of September.

We just got back from PA , grilling brisket for a friend’s wedding of 250 folks, now this weekend ,hubby has a niece getting married on Friday and I have a nephew on Saturday both being in MD ,which is nice for we can take in both weddings as they will only be about 20 miles apart.it just means another 11 hr trip.

I did get some quilting done not as much as I would have liked but temps went back up to 100* again for a few days,guess it is giving us a last fling of summer. Quilting under a quilt in that kind of weather is sweaty business.😀

However ,I have only have eight more blocks to do along with the borders.

Four more just like these showing on the bottom side of hoop.
One of the corners finished.

I’m over the half way point,of that I’m so tickled about!👏🙂

Now off to try and catch up with the others updates.

Hand Quilt Along Links

This Hand Quilt Along is an opportunity for hand quilters and piecers to share and motivate one another. We post every three weeks, to show our progress and encourage one another.  If you have a hand quilting project and would like to join our group contact Kathy at the link below.

Kathy, Margaret, Nanette, Sharon, Karrin, Daisy, and Cathie

Sept 4 … Hand quilt along update….

I don’t have a new photo to show what I quilted this round but I did get four more blocks finish making a total of ten blocks finished ,when I finish the border block of my last block I will be half way .👏

Photo from last round.

I’m not home where the quilt is that’s way no new photo.

Just a few photos from the Tadpole Hollow , that’s the name of the lane here in Tennessee.

Tadpole Hollow
Trail camera caught Mama bear and baby
Butterfly on my croc🙂
Wild morning glory

Now I off to see what the others are up too! If you have a moment check them out.🙂

Hand Quilt Along Links

This Hand Quilt Along is an opportunity for hand quilters and piecers to share and motivate one another. We post every three weeks, to show our progress and encourage one another.  If you have a hand quilting project and would like to join our group contact Kathy at the link below.

Kathy, Margaret, Nanette, Sharon, Karrin, Daisy, and Cathie

August 14, Hand quilt along update….

What a beautiful weekend this has turned out to be! Weather heat has been much reduced to 80’s with nights in the low sixties.

I am happy with the progress I had on Aunties quilt. I was able to finish a quarter of the quilt , I’m hoping to do another quarter or at least close too it.

Where I start from last update …

Two stars done and gray borders

Today four stars and borders finished.

Total of six stars done and working on the seventh.

That’s it for me . Happy stitching !

A hearty welcome to Cathy !so glad you’ve joined us.👏

Hand Quilt Along Links

This Hand Quilt Along is an opportunity for hand quilters and piecers to share and motivate one another. We post every three weeks, to show our progress and encourage one another.  If you have a hand quilting project and would like to join our group contact Kathy at the link below.

Kathy, Margaret, Nanette, Sharon, Karrin, Daisy, Cathie and Tracy

July,24….Hand quilt along update

Today was a warm one with temps at 98* with a feel of 111* … as of right now there’s a thunderstorm going through that is slinging down rain,and a thunder clap that made me jump out of my skin and back in again.😁

I’m happy with what I got done this round. I’ve started in the middle doing it in quarters , two blocks finished along with sides working on the third block.

In this quarter there will be two blocks across and three down,making six blocks in this quarter while the other quarter will only have 4 blocks.

Close up of quilting design.

That’s it for me this time, so off to see visit the others!

Hand Quilt Along Links

This Hand Quilt Along is an opportunity for hand quilters and piecers to share and motivate one another. We post every three weeks, to show our progress and encourage one another.  If you have a hand quilting project and would like to join our group contact Kathy at the link below.

Kathy, Margaret, Nanette, Sharon, Karrin, Daisy and Tracy

July 3 …. Hand quilt along update…..

I switched projects for a bit here. My whole cloth is put on hold until I get the quilt done for Auntie. I told hubby that I feel I’m racing auntie’s time clock,for she is 84. I would love to have it done for her before she passes on.

Here is where I left off on my whole cloth quilt.

I have folded this patient quilt up .

I was able to do all the appliqué for 20 blocks.

Don’t look to closely at the appliqué stitching… nothing like Kathy’s,or Nanette’s lovely appliqué. However the blocks were wonky so it all fits in.😀
It’s a big one … queen size

I have a good half of it marked. I’m doing mostly grid work with little flowers between the star points .Here’s a photo of the grid work.

Regular grid work on the borders … diamond in the strips between blocks. Then do each star point a quarter inch in from the seam,and outside edge.

A view of the sunset last week from the camper window.

And a photo of my new hybrid of sunflowers.😁

They were make from left over garage door parts… I didn’t make them though,they came from the door company that we deal with as a gift.

That’s it for me this round.

Hand Quilt Along Links

This Hand Quilt Along is an opportunity for hand quilters and piecers to share and motivate one another. We post every three weeks, to show our progress and encourage one another.  If you have a hand quilting project and would like to join our group contact Kathy at the link below.

Kathy, Margaret, Nanette, Sharon, Karrin, Daisy and Tracy

June 12… hand quilt along update….

Summer heat has hit us with sizzling temps,all this week we will see 95 to 102, perfect time to catch up on my quilting!

We are moved,so I’m looking forward to some crafting time.👏😀

I do a post on that tomorrow.

Now the update…. I was able to do a little quilting but not as much as I thought. I had two teeth pulled last week and I thought that I would be quilting during recovery…well that didn’t happen as soon as I got home from the dentist ,I reclined in the chair and promptly fell asleep.🫣😊

I think it was the pain killer ,for the next day I backed off of them,and felt much better.

This is close to what I can quilt in my hoop size.

I finished this hoop and did another hoop size just like this one.

I have a new project that my Auntie (on hubbys side) ask me to do as she can’t do it due to losing her eye sight.

There are 20 blocks that will finish out to 15 1/2 inches. I was going to inset the cream pieces to finish the blocks but the blocks are a bit wonky.

I’m going to leave them that way ,so that means appliqué is how it needs to be done. I not very good with appliqué so this is a bit of stretch for me. I did get a half of a block done to see if I could stick it out. I think I can ,but I will need y’all to keep me going.😀

Some of the old scrappy blocks hand sewn by great aunt of hubby’s given to Auntie. I would say these are 1940’s fabrics in very good condition.

Aren’t they just lovely!

That is it for me this round. Happy quilting ,friends!

Hand Quilt Along Links

This Hand Quilt Along is an opportunity for hand quilters and piecers to share and motivate one another. We post every three weeks, to show our progress and encourage one another.  If you have a hand quilting project and would like to join our group contact Kathy at the link below.

Kathy, Margaret, Nanette, Sharon, Karrin, Daisy and Tracy

May 24 …. Hand quilt along update….

A few days late? Yes indeed it is.😄

The whole family was here to enjoy a gathering before Mikes left for their new home in PR.

We had a wonderful long weekend. It all went by waayyy to fast. Here’s a photo of the two little girls who are only a three months apart.

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Now time for update! I’m excited to say that I was able to squeeze in quilting time in the evenings. It was wonderful to quilt again!

I have the blue area finished!👏👏

I’m starting on the red part with just a little bit done.

That’s it for me. Happy stitching until next update!

This Hand Quilt Along is an opportunity for hand quilters and piecers to share and motivate one another. We post every three weeks, to show our progress and encourage one another.  If you have a hand quilting project and would like to join our group contact Kathy at the link below.

Kathy, Margaret, Nanette, Sharon, Karrin, Daisy and Tracy