Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Three more blocks

Walter's Place, L-9, 29 pieces.

Harvest Moon, L-13, 12 pieces, hand appliqué.

Nan'a Naiad, L-10, 45 pieces, 
This one was a puzzle, 
I had to do some paper piecing then hand piecing 
and in the end hand appliqué.

Now row L is completed.
Two more rows to go.

Until next week
enjoy what ever you are doing,
and smile.


Monday, November 21, 2011

Six new blocks

St. George's Cross, L-4, 21 piece

Chattanooga Charlie, L-5, 22 pieces.

Maza of Madness, L-6, 47 pieces.

Town Square, L-7, 17 pieces.

Caitlin's Rose, L-11, 21 piece.

Sally's Pride, L-12, 27 pieces.

Six blocks this week, 155 tiny pieces pieced together 
all paper foundation pieced except the triangles on L-12
were hand appliqué, not perfect but finished.
I really struggle with those tiny triangles. 
L-7 was the easiest one. 
Only three more for row L,
 will I make it before the end of this month??????

Thanks for stopping by.

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Four more blocks

John Jacob's Windmill, J-5 13 pieces, hand pieced.
This one completed row J.

Widow's Pane, L-1, 22 pieces, foundation paper pieced.

Stephanie's Snowflake, L-2, 45 pieces,  foundation pieces.

Reflections Abound, L-3, 25 pieces, foundation pieced.

105 tiny pieces this week.
My goal is to complete row L this month - 9 more blocks.

Thank you for stopping by,
until next week

Happy stitching.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

J-3, J-6 and L-8

Rick's Volleyball Net, 17 pieces, foundation pieced.

Granny Weaver, 25 pieces, foundation pieced.

Box Kite, 15 pieces, foundation pieced. 

After last week's block, I decided to use my Bernina
and added 57 pieces to my DJ.

Until next week,
Happy stitching!!!!

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Chieko's Calla Lily

Chieko's Calla Lily, J-10, 21 piece, hand appliqué.

16 melons in one tiny block, pufff 
while I was appliqué all those melons I promised myself,
never do another J-10.
But I know one should never say never.
Because you never know.

Until next time,
Happy stitching


Saturday, October 15, 2011

Three more babies

Pam's Bells, J-13, 21 piece, foundation pieced and hand appliqué.

Maury High School, J-9, 13 pieces, foundation pieced and hand appliqué

Doris's Dilemma, K-12, 11 pieces, foundation pieced.

45 pieces this week.

Until next week.
Happy stitching.


Monday, October 10, 2011

Next row is J

Picture Perfect, J-2, 15 pieces, paper foundation pieced.

Adelaine's Apron Strings, J-4, 7 pieces, paper foundation pieced.

Anna's Anchor, J-8, 22 pieces, paper foundation pieced and hand appliqué.

Three blocks this time and total of 44 pieces.

Until next time,
happy stitching.


Tuesday, October 4, 2011

9 rows are completed

Sweet Harmony, I-13, paper pieced, 49 pieces.

Fred's Square Fair, I-12, paper pieced, 41 piece.

Iris' Medallion, I-10, paper pieced into units then hand pieced,
 25 pieces.

Chase A Myth, I-9, paper pieced, 39 pieces.

Pete's Paintbox, I-8, paper pieced, 25 pieces.

Total 179 tiny pieces in two days, not bad. 
It is amazing what one can accomplish when DH goes on trip for two days.

As before the illustrator is my favorite Rébecca Dautremer.

Until next time,
Happy stitching.


Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Mac and Muff

Stability, I-4, 25 pieces, paper pieced into units then hand pieced and appliqué.
This one was very easy.

Mac and Muff, I-7, 19 pieces, paper pieced and 
hand appliqué four tiny tiny triangles. 
I had some problems with those triangles,
to small for my fingers.

Thank you for stopping by,
until next time
Happy stitching


Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Coyote Chase

Coyote Chase, I-11, 12 pieces, hand pieced and appliqué.

Friday, August 26, 2011

I-2, I-3 and I-6

I-3 Family Album,  Foundation pieced, 21 piece.

I-2, Kaye's Courtyard, Foundation pieced, 13 pieces.

I-6, Viewer's Choice, Hand appliqué, 9 pieces.

It is nice to see the DJ chart grow,
I wish I knew how to put it on my blog.

Until next week, happy stitching.


Tuesday, August 9, 2011

H-6 and I-1

H-6, Pie Sale, 21 piece, Hand pieced and reverse appliqué.
Row H is now complete.

I-1, Ralph & Nelda's Wedding, 20 pieces, hand pieced.

Thank you for stopping by
and happy stitching.


Saturday, July 30, 2011

Four more DJ blocks

H-7 Bennington Star, 25 pieces, paper pieced.

H-8 Eaton's Crossroads, 36 pieces, hand pieced and reverse appliqué

H-9 Snowflake Melt, 20 pieces, paper pieced and hand appliqué

H-10 Ben's Bowtie, 26 pieces,  hand pieced.

All four are pictured with drawings from 
the French illustrator Rébecca Dautremer.

 I must be obsessed with her drawings!!!!!!!!

Until next time,
happy stitching.


Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Three more babies

H2, Jacob Anthony, 24 pieces and this one was hand pieced.

H3, Berry Baskets, 24 pieces, Paper Pieced.

H-5, Michael's Motorcycle, 22 pieces, 
Paper pieced into units, then hand pieced.

Thank you for stopping by.

Happy stitching


Thursday, July 14, 2011

Two H blocks

H-4 Abbey's Eyes, Foundation pieced and hand appliqué, 7 pieces.

H-1 Peek-a-boo, Foundation pieced, 20 pieces.

Both blocks are here with pictures from the illustrator Rébecca Dautremer.

My DJ is going very slowly, I would really like to make one block every day,
but there are so many other things to do, 
Civil War Bride, Grandmother's Flower Garden, Fan, Snowballs,
Stitching, Knitting, Dyeing.........
the list is endless, it is just matter of prioritize.

Thank you for stopping my.


Tuesday, July 5, 2011

One hundred blocks

G-9 Mary's Journey, hand pieced, 33 pieces.

H-13 Farm Fields, paper pieced, 7 pieces.

Now I have 100 blocks done for my DJ plus 12 triangles.

Happy stitching and thank you for stopping by.


Friday, June 10, 2011

Molly's Muffins

G-13, reverse appliqué and hand pieced, 13 pieces.

Strange - when I looked at the block it was good,
then I look at the picture, I see the failure.

Well, my next block will be G-9.

Happy stitching

Friday, June 3, 2011

Decisions, Decisions

Two more for row G on a bouquet of roses I received this morning
 (my 60 something birthday).

G-11 Decisions, Decisions is hand pieced and appliqué, 13 pieces.

G-8 Justin's Comet is also hand pieced, 16 pieces.

Happy stitching

Sunday, May 29, 2011

Indiana and Mohawk

Indiana Polis. G-7.
 Hand pieced and reverse appliqué. 
21 piece.

Mohawk Trail. G-2
Paper pieced into four units,
then the units were hand pieced together.
32 pieces

The next one will be G-8