Sunday, July 23, 2017

Wow, Another Charity Quilt Finish

I am happy to say that I have another quilt finish.

This is a Jelly Roll Race quilt. I have never liked these quilts but......

I had 3 huge bins of 2 1/2 inch strips cut. They were very old fabrics and I wanted to get them used up. So therefore a Jelly Roll Race was decided upon. I picked pink, green and yellow strips.

One of the borders are strings I pieced a few years back and the 4 patches also were made a few years ago. I pieced the backing from 10" squares.

I quilted this quilt with the Baptist Fan on my HQ and used a dark yellow thread.
Since I put this top together a couple of months ago I have cut up more fabric and I now have even more 2 1/2 inch strips in my bins. I am trying so hard to get my stash under control but I don't think I am winning this race.

I am now working on baby quilt tops for great grandchildren.
I will Keep on Scrappin!

Monday, July 17, 2017

Another Charity Quilt

This is the last of the retreat quilts that I have completed.

These blocks were left overs from a quilt I made a few years ago.

I used the baptist fan for the quilting.

I also used 10" squares for the backing.

This a rather small quilt but I think it will work for a crib size quilt or a lap quilt for a wheel chair.

I will be piecing along over the next couple of months but I am not sure I will be able to do any quilting.  Time will tell!
Keep on Scrappin!

Friday, July 14, 2017

Slowly a Completion

I am happy to say I have a completion!

This is a orphan block charity quilt.

Last summer I had a quilt retreat here with two daughter in laws and one grand daughter.

This is one of those quilt. I pieced squares together for the backing.

I used the groovy board for the quilting.

I have another quilt from this retreat to post about in a few days.
I will keep Scrappin but the next couple months will be heavy with life things to do. So I will do the best that I can.

Friday, June 23, 2017

A Scrappy Completion

I have another completion. Of course it is a scrappy quilt.

This quilt top was made last June by Lizzy.

I had made the diagonal string blocks a few years back and she made decisions on how to lay out the blocks. She also chose to put in yellow and blue sashings with red corner stones.

I added the 3 different borders and I pieced the 10" squares for the backing.

It is approximately 65" by 85". It will be a charity quilt.
I will Keep on Scrappin!

Monday, June 19, 2017

A Small Completion

I have a small completion.

I completed quilting this baby quilt over a month ago and last week I finally got the binding on.

I pieced this quilt like the last two. These are leftover 4 patches and I like the process of building quilts this way.

This particular quilt can be for a baby girl or boy.

I have another charity quilt on the HQ that Lizzy put together. It is more of a twin size.
I will Keep on Scrappin as I have time.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Two in One!

I have two completions!

I have two baby scrappy charity quilts done!

I was doing purple 4 patches for the Bonnie Hunter mystery quilt and I just kept making them to use up the purple fabric.

I still have more purple 4 patches leftover that will need to go into something else.

They are both backed with the same green fabric.

I quilted them both with the Baptist Fan groovy board.

They are so bright and fun!
I am now working on a couple of other scrappy quilts to put on the HQ.
Keep on Scrappin!

Friday, April 21, 2017

Last Quilt of Valor

I have completed my last Quilt of Valor.

This is a special quilt for our son Luke. He is 100% medically retired from the Army because of Iraq.

I have made him two other quilts beside this one but I wanted to make him one more before I became too old to make him one. I always back my Quilts of Valor with flannel. I bought this piece awhile back when I was planning this quilt.

I will probably give it to him on the 4th of July. It is a special day for us. We start early with a 7:00am Flag Raising and then a mountain man breakfast for everyone. This is another Jenny Doan pattern called Ribbon Star.

I decided to add the yellow stars in the sashing and I am very happy with how they turned out.

I also like the stripe binding. I bought the red border and the binding fabric when I was in Loa last year during the deer hunt. I thought they would look very good for this quilt.

I am very happy with this quilt and I know he will be also.
I am not sure when I will have another completion because the yard is screaming for attention and I can't keep up the pace to do everything.

I will Keep on Scrappin any time I get a chance.