Finished!!

FINISHED!! – Hugs & Kisses on the Grand Canal Quilt

Finally, finally, FINALLY! I’ve finished my first “designed by me” quilt! I just love this quilt. The Grand Canal line by Kate Spain was perfect for it. The weather has been bad, so I took these right at sunrise before it started raining again. Here’s a picture of the backing that took me forever to… Continue reading FINISHED!! – Hugs & Kisses on the Grand Canal Quilt

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In Progress โ€“ Hugs & Kisses on the Grand Canal Quilt

I finally had a few minutes to myself this week and got the borders sewed on to my Hugs & Kisses on the Grand Canal quilt! I chose to put a three inch white border around and then a three inch yellow print border around that. I think it’s going to look really nice with… Continue reading In Progress โ€“ Hugs & Kisses on the Grand Canal Quilt

In Progress

In Progress โ€“ 2016 Finish-A-Long โ€“ Q4 Proposed Finishes

For Q3 of the 2016 Finish-A-Long, I proposed ten projects and I finished five of them! Yay me! For Q4, I’m proposing eight nine* projects and I’m really excited about all of them. ๐Ÿ™‚ Here are the details: *Edited on October 12, 2016 to add one more project. This edit was done before the October… Continue reading In Progress โ€“ 2016 Finish-A-Long โ€“ Q4 Proposed Finishes

In Progress

In Progress โ€“ Hugs & Kisses on the Grand Canal Quilt

This past weekend at the Sew Virginia Beach 2016 retreat, I finally got my Hugs & Kisses on the Grand Canal quilt top finished! I’m so excited to get this one done, because it’s for our bed, but I have to wait until the line debuts in October so that I can get fabric for… Continue reading In Progress โ€“ Hugs & Kisses on the Grand Canal Quilt

In Progress

In Progress โ€“ Hugs & Kisses on the Grand Canal Quilt

I’m so happy with my progress on my Hugs & Kisses on the Grand Canal quilt! I just need to finish up the letter X blocks and then I can assemble the top. Here are some progress pictures so far. Snowballing the corners of the letter O center blocks: Corner cut offs from the snowballed… Continue reading In Progress โ€“ Hugs & Kisses on the Grand Canal Quilt

In Progress

In Progress โ€“ Hugs & Kisses on the Grand Canal Quilt

This quilt is the same two blocks over and over, so there will be quite a bit of chain piecing. I started on the half square triangles today. I matched up the 224 patterned squares with the 224 white squares and sewed all the seams. It turned out to be quite a pile! I clipped… Continue reading In Progress โ€“ Hugs & Kisses on the Grand Canal Quilt

In Progress

In Progress – Hugs & Kisses on the Grand Canal Quilt

A while back, I designed these two blocks in EQ7 and I finally got around to making some test blocks a couple of weeks ago: After the last quilt market, I bought a fat quarter bundle of the upcoming Grand Canal line by Kate Spain for Moda Fabrics and I had been searching for a… Continue reading In Progress – Hugs & Kisses on the Grand Canal Quilt

In Progress

In Progress โ€“ 2016 Finish-A-Long โ€“ Q3 Proposed Finishes

For Q2 of the Finish-A-Long, I proposed eight projects again and again, I finished three of them. For Q3, I’m proposing ten projects because I just couldn’t narrow it down any more. ๐Ÿ™‚ So, with no further ado, here are my proposed projects for Q3! 1. Christmas HST Strip Quilt by Red Rainboots Handmade –… Continue reading In Progress โ€“ 2016 Finish-A-Long โ€“ Q3 Proposed Finishes