zondag 11 januari 2009

Teeny tiny square quilt and other things

This week I finished the quilt for the Teeny Tiny Square Quilt Swap. I have had these fabrics for a while and never knew what to use them for. This, I think looks very cute. I made an identical one for myself, but of course I only finished the top. Finishing it will be one of my Wisp's, I hope for this year.

I finished the wonderful stitchery of the first block of the Christmas Wish by Gail Pan. You should really make it! It is fun, easy and fast to do (O:

Today I finally started the quilt for the Calendar quilt challenge 2009. I'm not quite satisfied. The stripes are 1 3/4" x 10" cut. This I think is too big, so I'll change the stripes to
1 1/2" x 6", making five rows. The fabrics are from projects I just made, I recently baught and I have in my stash but don't know what to use for, such as the 'kitchen' fabric. My stripes will sometimes be higher, so that the figures come out better. That one will count for two days then, otherwise I'll have to make too many changes.

And here is a picture I took when taking a walk with my DH and our dog this morning. The snow was better during the week, but I always forgot the camera. Today is the first day that it is no longer freezing. The snow will probably be gone soon now. Luckily we were able to enjoy it for over a week, which is quite special.

20 opmerkingen:

Guðrún zei

What a cute little quilt.

Annelies zei

I am afraid that it is very hard for me to resist the BOM of Gail Pan !

Stina zei

Ahhh...I can see the snow...;o)
Hope you enjoyed it!!!
For me... not... hope for a short winter...lol...
And I have drawn Gails pattern tonight ...so I will start just about right now!!! :o)

Jackie zei

Simone, your quilting and stitchery block are just gorgeous! What sizes are they?

I hope it warms up for you soon! You could always visit me in Florida! :)

Christine zei

Your little quilt is SO cute. I can see why you wanted one for yourself too. Gail's block looks good ... I enjoyed stitching mine.
All that snow ... we have been swimming at the beach every day this week!

Sherri zei

I love the Gail Pan stitchery...I've just got to sit down and stitch one of these days! The snow looks beautiful; I love your photos!

Mondstein zei

Hoi Simone,
you have a great blog, i still like your work.
it is nice to see, that their are some people around me who are quilters...;-)) I live in Kerkrade.
I wish you a very nice week.

Cybele's patch zei

Schattig quiltje Simone. Hoe klein zijn de blokjes? Je stitchery ziet er ook goed uit. Ik begin voorlopig niet aan deze BOM hoewel hij me erg leuk lijkt. Er ligt nog zoveel dat af moet...zucht...

Guute zei

schattig quiltje!

Suzie zei

The Teeny tiny square quilt is so cute! Miniature quilts are fun and fast to make and one always have place for them! You have pretty "kitchen fabric"

evonne zei

Hello Simone, your little quilt looks lovely. How big are the squares? The background fabric you have used in your Christmas Wish BOM compliments the stitchery nicely and it is going to be a beautiful quilt when it is finished. Have a wonderful day. Best Wishes, Evonne xx

Queen of the Armchair aka dzintrastitcheries zei

Very cute little squares Simone...and good to see you have finished Gail's block!!! Just looking through my stash to see which ones I will use!!!

Jutta zei

Liebe Simone,
dein kleiner Quilt gefällt mir sehr gut, ich habe auch das große Foto angesehen, sehr schöne Stoffe !!!
Und deine Stickerei ist ja schon fertig !!!! Ich warte auch erst mal auf den Februar und März, die Stoffe kann ich ja immer noch passend aussuchen, ich werde diesen BOM auch mitsticken.
Herzliche Grüße, deine Jutta (hier liegt auch immer noch viel Schnee.)

Anoniem zei

I love your little quilt. But it's very teeny tiny isn't it. Tomorrow I will make Gail Pan block.

blackanna zei

Liebe Simone,
vielen Dank für Deinen netten Kommentar. So konnte ich heute auch Deinen schönen Blog finden und darauf rumstöbern. Hier gibt es wirklich viel Nettes zu sehen.
Hier werde ich jetzt wohl öfter mal vorbei schauen.
Ganz liebe Grüße

Jenny zei

Hi Simone - your teeny tiny quilt is gorgeous - and I love the strips so far for the calendar challenge - neat idea.

Kris Meares - Tag Along Teddies zei

Hey Simone! Well done on completing your first two finishes for May Britt's and my challenge! Can't wait to see that Giggle Buttons project finished, too!! I have the magazine, so may have to buy some of her beautiful buttons, I think!! Bear Hugs! KRIS

Renee zei

wow - you are very busy Simone! I just finished my block 1 for Gail's BOM, it was definitely quick wasn't it?

Renee zei

wow - you are very busy Simone! I just finished my block 1 for Gail's BOM, it was definitely quick wasn't it?

Lotusblüte zei

Liebe Simone, Du warst ja schon wieder soooo fleißig :o)) Das Christmas Freebie habe ich übrigens auch schon gestickt *lach* - Ganz liebe Grüße von Gaby

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