Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Love Makes a House a Home, Part 4

I hope everyone had a safe and enjoyable Independence Day. I had great fun on the Fourth making blocks for a new quilt. Then yesterday I paid for that fun with a stiff neck that shot searing pain into my skull whenever I moved the wrong way. Apparently I still have not learned that I am not invincible.

Let's see, where were we with the second quilt for the Quit Gather? I believe we have the 24" high row, two 12" high rows, and the two 6" high Bow Tie rows. So that's the top then! All we need are some sashing strips to tie it all together.


I got so inolved in this process that I forgot to take pictures. Suffice to say it took me the better part of a day and many, many fabric auditions to finally settle on the blue print that ended up between the rows.


I had just enough left over for a 3 inch border across the top and bottom:

(You have to visually piece these two pictures together right here.)


I put together a quilt back on Friday and then pin basted the quilt sandwich on Saturday. Not wanting to repeat the lower back injury of the previous weekend when I basted the first quilt and then quilted it the same day, I put off the quilting. So instead I spent too much time piecing and ended up with a neck/shoulder injury! Aren't I the clever one? ;- )







3 comments:

Quiltdivajulie said...

It's all about equal distribution (of pain) amongst the various body parts. No sense in always hurting the same thing (ha ha).

LOVE the results of your efforts ... just wonderful!

Hope you feel better soon!

Kaite said...

The happy home quilt is coming together well, looking good and the blue makes it zing...k.

Michele Bilyeu said...

This might be my favorite quilt of yours, yet! I know...I always say that but I mean it this time ;)