Saturday, July 25, 2015

A Bowl, a Roll and a Preview

A Happy Birthday present for MP...hope you enjoy..
I made the Small basket from a tute from the Grafty Gemini to hold some binding clips
 Easy peasy and mucho fun. Gotta use Irish fabric for MP, you know...
Tonight I put together the long lost blocks from our MQG..Borders later...
like much later...bored and off to something

Here are the Block in the Box instructions...
I did it with two groups.
2013 Block in a Box Exchange (Lake Norman Quilters)
 “Block in a Box” exchange.  Each participant chooses their fabrics and the block they want to make early in the year, then they make that block out of their fabrics.  All the while keeping their choice of block secret from others.  Once their block is made, they put their fabrics into a box and pass it to the next person in the lineup and receive a box of fabrics from the person before them in the lineup.  Each month you pass and receive from the same person, but work on a different member’s fabrics, making your choice of block.  Yes, for this project the block you choose to make should be one you’ll enjoy making multiple times during the year. At the end of the year the boxes are all passed back to their original owners, and at the same meeting the blocks are distributed to their owners.  You go home with blocks to make a sampler (or other style) quilt, all done in your fabrics by multiple guild members!

There is more:  I won a giveaway from  Barbara Brackman
The Morris Jewels....a jelly roll...I am thrilled

Then there was the Daddy visit.
Evan wanted his hair like his here we go.
Daddy was in good shape this visit, the children were thrilled.

Where this white comes from no one knows...grrrr


Courtney said...

Lol, I was wondering about the white?! I thought you did it intentionally to change things up. I'm going to check out that tute for the basket, super cute, have a great weekend!

Alcea Rosea 31 said...

I love the clip basket, so cute. I wonder what colour background you'll have next! Positive visit from their dad, brilliant.

Dora, the Quilter said...

Congratulations on winning the "jewels"--a perfect gift for you!

Sharon said...

Thanks for the link for that tute - very cute!

Congrats on your win, woohoo! Pretty fabrics.

Glad to hear Daddy's visit went well. The haircut should be nice and cool this summer.

Your Block in a Box project sounds like what my guild is doing this year with our Traveling Round Robin. It's a lot of fun. Nice blocks!

smazoochie said...

I'm so pleased you won the fabric! Unroll it & pin it to your design wall, it will be inspiring!
It's so hot here, I may shave my head too.

Rachaeldaisy said...

Congrats on winning a jelly roll of jewels!! I love the rich colours in that range. LOL how funny is Beth's comment about shaving her head!! I know I've said it before but I love your block in a box blocks!!