Hello all! Are you ready for Santa and a brand New Year? Well, it is coming. I am always excited about having a new year! I can put all things behind me and start over and it is such a great feeling!
The weather is my type of weather – except we really need rain! Maybe next week!
I will be looking at all the UFOs and all the quilt tops that need to be quilted before New Years Eve, so that on the first day of January 2020 I can get started with my project list! (Updated from last year)
So for this last week To Do Tuesday – I have finished Alexander Bean Pot!
After quilting the binding will be red and the border will probably be less than 3” finished! I am relieved and happy that I am finished with it!
I am also excited about finishing 4 blocks for Mary Brown (less the vines). One of the blocks in this quadrant of 4 blocks was a pineapple. I almost finished it but then realized I hated the block pattern and wanted to have a real pineapple rather than one that was mostly leaves. I searched and searched for a picture of a pineapple that I wanted and found Cheryl Lynch designs! She has a beautiful mosaic wall hanging of a pineapple! So now I have a “real” pineapple ready to go! I purchased one of her other patterns that caught my eye and the ruler for cutting the small strips! It is the Terra Potta. We love the Southwest and this will be fun to play with!
This is the original one from the pattern – you can see that I stopped with the middle leaf! UGLY – maybe I chose the wrong fabric but either way I did not like it!
This is the new one and the prettiest (my opinion). I want to thank Cheryl so much for the support!
Here are the 4 blocks that I have completed that were to be done in September – I am slowly catching up! Only 12 more blocks that I want to finish by the end of this year – 2019!
There will be a vine that runs through the leaf and bird blocks. I am happy now with where I am going with this quilt!
I am linking up with Roseanne’s To Do Tuesday Linky Party. She has kept me grounded for the last 2 weeks! Check it out!
For 17 – 24 December I will be working on applique blocks for Celebrating Mary Brown and might slip in some piecing on a quick project that I had signed up for but have not been able to work on.
Linking To: My Quilt Infatuation; Confessions of a Fabric Addict; Finished or Not Friday ; Em’s Scrap Bag; BOM’s Away; Sew Fresh Quilts; Crazy Mom Quilts; Oh Scrap; Scrap Happy Saturday; Slow Sunday Stitching Quilt Fabrication Mid Week Makers; Peacock Party; Design Wall Monday