Monday, August 4, 2014

Design Wall Monday - More Scrappy Stitching

Thankfully, it was a quiet weekend around here.  Drama Teen was pretty much couch bound as doctors orders were to stay off her feet as much as possible.  The knee is still a bit swollen, but it doesn't hurt as badly as it did.  My Guy made it home from his family visit yesterday, but leaves again this morning for a two week business trip. My mother-in-law is now under hospice care as the cancer they discovered last Monday is in-operable.  She's feeling much better and is in good spirits, for which the entire family is very grateful.  

As I was in desperate need of a sanity break, a big chunk of Saturday was spent in my sewing room.  Though I took a lot of breaks to hang out with DT and make sure she had what she needed.  I made good progress on getting the borders on Jigsaw.  Just one more border strip to add and it will be a finished flimsy.   The scrappy butterfly block for July was finished and added to the rest up on the design wall. 

Scrappy Butterflies
Block is available in EQ 7 Block Library

It's going to be a bright quilt when it's all done.  I want 16 of these blocks for the final setting, so a few colors will be duplicated.  Not sure yet how these will be set together, but I've been playing with a few ideas in EQ.  

That's it for my design wall this week.  Hop over to Patchwork Times to see more design wall marvels.  

8 comments:

  1. The butterfly blocks are absolutely adorable!! What a fun quilt they are going to make!

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  2. Great butterflies! I really like this pattern. Looking forward to seeing the final quilt!

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  3. Butterflies are looking great! I'm sure you're happy to be finishing up the jigsaw quilt .. when I first read your post I thought you were working on a puzzle with your daughter .. lol.

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  4. Your mother in laws news doesn't sound good but her spirit does. Hope she isn't in pain.
    Your progress is promising! The butterflies are fun.

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  5. I'm so sorry the news isn't better for your mother-in-law. Sounds like she has a great attitude though.

    Poor DT, that can't be fun for her right now.

    Your quilt looks great. Looks like you put your sanity time to good use.

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  6. Sounds like challenging times ahead for your family Kate. My thoughts are with you.

    Your butterfly quilt is coming along nicely and I love all that scrappy colour.

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  7. Yay for the last border for Jigsaw! I can't wait to see it finished! And another lovely little butterfly - that's going to be such a cheerful quilt.

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  8. Your butterflies are so cute and scrappy!

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