Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Not Quite Finished...

Here are a few things I have been working on.  

My 'swoon' quilt...the top, anyway.  I was going to make 9 blocks (remember, each block measures 24.5 inches), but decided that I didn't really need (or want) to make a quilt that was 84 inches square (with sashing & borders).  So, I took 4 of my fave blocks and made this nice lap-sized quilt top.  Right now, it measures 57 inches square.  I think I'll probably use the other 3 blocks for large pillows...or I could add borders and make a few nice baby quilts.  OR, I could make one more block and have 4 of them for another lap-sized quilt!  A plethora of ideas!  {grin}  At any rate...I am loving this orange and aqua color combo.     


This is the small quilt I started with Cheri Payne's quiltalong.  But then I veered off in another direction.  No special reason.  Just cuz.  I am ready to quilt it, but have yet to decide how I want to do that.  Ohman, the decisions I am having to make!  {grin}


I finished knitting both heelless (tube?) socks...am now learning how to sew them together.  It'll be a bit before I finish that.  Mostly because I am not concentrating on finishing them.  I do love these summer colors. 


Been working with my hand-pieced quilt...putting the sashing and cornerstones on.  I should be ready to start hand-quilting on this very soon.  Once I decide how I want to do it, that is!  (I told you, didn't I?...decisions!!!)



American Idol is on tonight!

I'm okay with DWTS's elimination last night...how about you?



 "For I know the plans I have for you," declares the LORD, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future."   Jeremiah 29:11

6 comments:

Erin @ Why Not Sew? Quilts said...

your swoon top looks great Jacque! I can't wait to see your hand pieced quilt all finished!!! Have a fun night watching your shows :)

WoolenSails said...

Wonderful projects, you do so much quilting, wish I had your energy;)

Debbie

Dog Trot Farm said...

Wow Jacque, you are back into your groove girlfriend. Love your quilt blocks and color combinations. Wonderful socks! Honestly, I can't seem to get into DWTS this go around, don't quite know why. Greetings from Maine, Julie.

Pokey said...

oh, your hand stitched orange blocks are too, too coo-oo-l! Kudos ~
:-}pokey

moosecraft said...

Wow! I had no idea you had so many squares together on the hand pieced project! And some with some real small pieces too! Amazing! The fabrics you used for the Cheri Payne inspired runner are fabulous! What's the name of it? Good going on those sox!

Anonymous said...

Love the lap quilt! Yes, I am okay with Sherry leaving DWTS also.
Now I am wondering who will leave AI tonight!
Joyce

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