Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Hail to the lion

I've made more progress on the lion. Now I am working on figuring out what background fabric to use. A friend suggested using white, but I think it looks better with dark dark blue. I have some good pieces, but they are too small. So trying to find something that is big enough in my stash has been a bit of a problem. 

This is the best one so far. What do you think? The size will be 18 inches by 18 inches.

Thanks for reading. Linking to Nina-Marie. http://ninamariesayre.blogspot.com/
Chris

Sunday, January 13, 2019

Progress on the lion

The lion is moving along. I think it is pretty much done except for some tweaking. The white parts that butt against the white Teflon sheet cannot be seen. When I make the quilt the background will be a dark blue. The blue tape is just for holding this to my design wall.

Thanks for reading.
Chris


Thursday, January 10, 2019

The next adventure.."We are..."

Linking to Nina-Marie.http://ninamariesayre.blogspot.com/

 I started to make the Nittany Lion quilt to be donated to the local State College Y as a fund raiser. It will be 18 inches by 18 in and will be raffled off in March.

So far I have drawn out the pattern and picked fabrics.

The pattern for the lion

I am going to do this as a monochromatic quilt in blues. Penn States colors are blue and white. I have picked out mainly Stonehenge fabrics.


My Aerogarden that I started 2 weeks ago is finally taking off. I have lettuces and herbs (basil, dill, and thyme) growing. I think we will have some lettuce before long. Have you ever grown and indoor garden?


My canal house quilt is on its way back from Quilts=Art=Quilts and I should receive it today. Can't wait to see it again and hang it back up.Thanks for reading.

Chris

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Decided to sell some of the quilts

I debated for several days about whether to sell some of my quilts that are currently at the Bellefonte Art Museum. It is so hard to part with something that you spent months working on. They are almost like your children! It was a really tough decision. At one point my husband asked me why I had a weird look on my face. At that time I was debating whether to sell something or not. Last weekend might have been my chance to sell anything since probably the opening weekend had the most visitors so I might have blown it...

If you were there last weekend and were interested in any of the quilts stop by again the museum again or contact the museum for information.

Thanks for reading.
Chris