Monday, November 14, 2016

Weekend Stitching: A Bit of This and a Bit of That

It was a good weekend for stitching.  Drama Teen was off at a debate tournament on Saturday and My Guy ended up mowing the yard.  Hopefully that will be the last time till spring.  It's been such a warm fall that the yard is still green and growing.  We had our first freeze this weekend, so that will likely start the spread of winter brown across the landscape.  

There was a bit of this and and bit of that going on in the sewing room.  Poinsettias is pressed, de-threaded and ready for shipping to Trudy for quilting.  Once that box is dropped off at the post office, November's One Monthly Goal will be done.  Prepping quilts for quilting is probably my least favorite activity.  I'm glad to have that off the to do list.  

A few more blocks for the Bejeweled quilt are finished and up on the design wall. 


   
The last four blocks are at the sewing machine waiting for the corners to be added.  Once those are done, these blocks will have to move to the big design wall to stage them for assembly.  I'm not in love with the dark plaid, it may get replaced with one of the other fabrics.  But I'll wait till  all the pieces are laid out on the design wall before making a decision on replacing it or not. 

The Zombie quilt moved a bit closer to being finished.  The binding has been sewn to the front. 



I'll start hand stitching it to the back this evening. It will be nice to have the first graduation quilt done well before graduation.  Hopefully Bejeweled will be finished before the end of the year.  Plans are to start on the third graduation quilt next month.  I just need to get Drama Teen into the sewing room to help pick the fabrics.  

Linking up with:
Main Crush Monday
Monday Making
Design Wall Monday 

12 comments:

  1. You are making wonderful progress on the graduation quilts. Your blocks for Bejeweled are lovely. Maybe you will be happier with one different fabric in there.

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  2. Love your colors, a real jewel with those.

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  3. Love your colors, a real jewel with those.

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  4. These are looking awesome! Can't wait to see your Zombie quilt all finished up!

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  5. My favorite step is the binding! It signals that all the hard work is almost finished!

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  6. Quite a bit accomplished for one weekend. It must feel good to be so close to a finish on the Zombie quilt.

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  7. I'll be binding this week too...perfect for word day evenings. :) ENJOY yours as well. Congrats on your progress kate!

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  8. Wow! You got a lot done, and now another finish is within reach.

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  9. Making great progress on the graduation quilts. Won't it be great to get a finish soon? I've really enjoyed the OMG -- it has done a lot to motivate me this year.

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  10. Nice progress on all fronts. I had to mow the yard again not too long ago as well...everything's gone in our first heavy frost now and hopefully the grass will decide to stop growing at this point :)

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  11. These fabrics you have selected truly look like jewels!

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  12. Your quilts - and their names - are so precious! I found you on Main Crush Monday! I'm so glad you shared!

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