Friday, February 18, 2011

Weekly Quilting Updates

I have had several quilt projects going at once this week.  I kept the embroidery machine busy, doing blocks for "buffalo ridge" (which needs to be re-named).  Here are two layouts with the blocks so far. This is my January UFO Challenge quilt.  And there is still a long long way to go to getting this one finished.

While the embroidery machine was working, I cut out my brown bag challenge blocks.  Here is what I have cut so far.  More to come next week on this project.  It is another log cabin type of block so should go together rather quickly.
And I was cutting out and sewing together (in-between hoop changes) my rainbow scrap challenge blocks.
I had to play catch-up as I missed the January (blue) blocks.  So here are both the blue and February (red) blocks.  I used the Civil War block patterns - even though the fabrics are not to that era. LOL

I also started cutting out my January Monochromatic Challenge blocks, and added borders to my February Monochromatic Quilt ( which is also the Superbowl mystery quilt).  I even managed to square up RRCB so it's ready now for it's borders, and cleaned up my room before quitting tonight. : ) 

Oh and before I go, check out the Dot's quilt project button at the bottom of the page.  This is going to be another very fun quilt to do.  Have a wonderful weekend everyone.

2 comments:

  1. I love that you mixed the rainbow challenge with the Civil War Blocks! They look great.

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  2. Your blocks for the blue and red scrappy challenge are very cute! I've been visiting Barbara Brackman's Civil War site frequently and I should just jump in and get some blocks made, because I seem interested enough! Thanks for the nice visit.

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