Friday, May 4, 2012

The smallest quilt yet !

 It's Friday all ready , where did this week go . I haven't done much sewing but do have a couple of quick things to share . First off I am taking part in Melody's Penny Rug BOM and she told us that for May we will need two small quilts for a clothesline , well luck would have it that I was searching through some scraps for another project and came across a strip of small squares I had sewn for a swap a couple of years ago so proceeded to sew these into a square of a size I felt would work for this project. I am not sure how Melody wants us to attach these quilts but I have decided to let them hang freely from the penny rug so made this into a very small quilt , measures about 4x5"and I even did some binding , just ask was that a challenge  ;-) I need one more quilt and have that idea in brain just waiting for a few minutes to make it.
 Don't look too closely at the quilting I just eyeballed it ,didn't want to take the time to mark it , shame on me huh .
 I also got my two house blocks made for May , this months color is blue so I searched through my scraps to see what I had to suit and these are what I came up with .
 My favorite is the lower one made in oriental fabrics , it was a small piece I had from who knows what other project and it has a lot of blue so I felt it qualified . Thanks to Terry of Terry's Treasures for hosting this BOM

I don't know about you but I am easily side tracked , when I was searching for a piece of fabric I came across a bag that someone had given me of some scraps (they know I love scraps) and in this bag was a few squares that had already been sewn together so I had to think of something that I could make with those .Since I didn't have a lot to work with I figured either  a mug rug or a pot holder would be the best I could come up with so a pot holder it is . I added this leaf I had cut for another project and quite like how it looks .
So that's it for me today , oh before I go I would like to give my friend Annette a little plug , she has the most gorgeous quilt in the Mc Call's  Quilt design star contest ,it is called Jewels of the Night and is incredible .
You can go here to vote for her or one of the other wonderful quilts , there are two categories , Annette's is in the professional category . Thanks .
 Have a great day :-)
 hugs Sheila

18 comments:

  1. Hi Sheila, you have made lots of beautiful projects! I love reading your blog and am looking forward to seeing more wonderful things you'll be making! By the way I'm your newest follower. Have a great weekend! =)

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  2. Good afternoon Sheila; cute blocks..like the little one. isn't Annette's quilt fantastic! Hard to get any sewing done these days; weeding flower beds. But it is just so nice out....have a great weekend.

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  3. Lovely projects, Sheila. Looks like you've been plenty busy sewing to me.

    I hope you enjoy your weekend!!

    Hugs,
    Sue

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  4. Love your little quilt! And your houses look great! I just got my blue ones made up today! :0)

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  5. Love your houses. Aren't they fun to make.

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  6. Cute little mini quilt. I hope it is small enough!

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  7. Your mini quilt is amazing. what size are the squares?

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  8. I am so impressed with your mini quilt... bound and quilted! I have been voting for Annette when I remember..
    Hugz

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  9. Your little quilt is cute. The other projects are lovely. Hugs,

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  10. Boy you have been busy Sheila,lovely makes there,i will go now and vote for your friend,have a good weekend.xx

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  11. Your little quilts are so so adorable

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  12. I get so sidetracked it is unreal...love your houses...

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  13. now that is one tiny quilt.
    Annette's quilt is fabulous. off to see the link.

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  14. You have been a busy girl again, I love your little quilt and that quilt of your friends looks absolutely stunning. Well done her!!!

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  15. Fabulous sewing as always. You little quilt is delightful.

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  16. What a cute wee quilt. I am sure it will gorgeous on your penny rug. I can very easily get side tracked. Lovely sewing as always Sheila.

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  17. Hi Sheila,
    Fun projects all around! That binding must have been a challenge for the tiny quilt. Lovely house blocks, especially the lower one.
    Enjoy your week,
    Judy

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  18. don't know how I missed this post. Your mini quilt is lovely, I can bet how fiddly that binding was. Annette's quilt is beautiful the bluey fabric reminds me of the colour of opals.

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