Monday, April 20, 2009

No Giveaway winner until tomorrow!

I haven't had time to draw a winner for the giveaway yet. I will try to get that done tomorrow evening after I get home from work.
I have been really busy today. I actually got some sewing done. Sewing repairs that is! LOL Cody needed a button sewed on his suit pants. Yes, the same ones that have been hanging in my sewing room (I suppose as a reminder!) for the last few months. Probably since January when he moved back home. Hehe!!!!!!!!
I worked a few hours this morning so I didn't even get home until about 1 this afternoon. I LOVE my job! I have met so many nice people that I otherwise would have never met! It isn't really like a job. It is more like going to visit some very wonderful elderly people.

I have managed to get my embroidered blocks all quilted and assembled. Now it is time to work on the borders. I still need to cut the fabric and quilt those before I can assemble them to the top. I thought I would take some photos for you so you can see the stage that it is in. Notice it does need a good pressing!

This is the Center Medallion block that has been embroidered, quilted (using a quilt as you go method) and assembled with the framing blocks.

This is a photo of all the blocks quilted and assembled. I just need to get busy on those borders. This not exactly how the instructions say to do this. Similar, but not exactly. The instructions use the quilt as you go method with the only difference is the width of the sashing between the blocks. I prefered to use the method the wonderful Debbi Russell of Ohio taught us at retreat last September. Thank you so much Debbi!!!!!!!!!!! I have used this method several times since then.

Well, it is time to go. I have a really busy day at work tomorrow so I should get to bed early.
Thanks for visiting and please leave a comment!!!!



Yvette said...

In awe of your quilt.

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

What a beautiful quilt. I enlarged the photo and it is wonderful. Hope to see if completed.

Jacquie said...

Your quilt is wonderful. I am sure whatever you decide to do on the border will be perfect!! Great job

Joan J said...

This is an absolutely stunning quilt.

Anonymous said...

Rhonda B-e-a-u-t-i-f-u-l!!! Quilt! I can;t wai tot see it in person! Your so talented! Love ya, Ellen

Teresa said...

This is one awesome quilt. I would love to know your quilt as you go method. Is there a book?

SubeeSews said...

Those are my colors....lovely quilt. I am in awe. I have tried quilt as you go. It is a great technique. But I did not use sashings...tricker.
Glad to meet another Indiana quilter.