Monday, July 25, 2011

Public Thank You Note

Thank you to my cousin Jessica Pierre'auguste for this pin cushion and thread waste basket combo. What a clever idea! She says this part my gift, part Pete's. Pete hated that I just dropped threads and scraps directly onto the floor or onto the dogs' heads (because it's funnier).  And now I don't have to sweep!
Pink and green - my favorites!

Jessica gave this to me Saturday and two days later,
I've already put it to good use!

Monday, July 11, 2011

Jay McCarroll Habitat Challenge

I made these quilt blocks using Jay McCarroll's jewel-tone Habitat fabric. My cousin Jessica and I are taking the blocks to the Austin Modern Quilt Guild meeting Thursday, in hopes the group will want to participate in the Habitat Challenge.

Two blocks from CrazyMomQuilts:

Modern Plaid from BlockPartyQuilting:

Disappearing 9-patch

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Judith's Royal Birthday Quilt

I made this quilt for my sister Judith, who turned 23 years old on June 29. I used Moda Max & Whiskers and Moda Marbles fabrics to make disappearing 9-patches, 2 1/2" strips and some appliques. Judith's German Shorthair Pointer (GSP), seen below, is named Duke. I also made a matching bag with an appliqued GSP on the front:

Thank you to Jessica for binding this quilt for me.