Jandi in Stitches

Sewing projects, ideas, successes, and utter failures.

Turn it out Tuesday February 16, 2010

I can’t believe how much energy I had today.  It must have been the oreos I had for breakfast.  You know, it IS the breakfast of champions.  First I pieced this:

With any luck, I may have it quilted by next Valentine’s Day.

Then I finished the binding on this:

Please excuse the blurriness of the photos.  I’ve temporarily replaced my good camera with a cheap one until I can afford to have mine repaired.  And, of course, I plan on blaming said cheap camera for my lack of skill when it comes to taking pictures.

I also finished all the blocks for a quilt using the Moda Odyssea line and now I just need to sew them together and finish it off with a couple of borders.  Oh, and I did finally get around to taking a picture of this quilt I made using the Riley Blake Wheels line:

 

Too much ambition? January 28, 2010

Filed under: My Own Design,Quilts — Jandi @ 11:39 pm
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Today I was feeling a bit cocky.  Perhaps too cocky.  Cocky enough that I broke my number one rule of never buying backing and batting for a top until it is finished.  I cut out all of my fabric last night and started sewing it together.  It is a simple enough quilt and I knew I could sew it together in an hour or so today.  So I went out and bought everything else I needed while running my 1200 errands today (okay, that’s a slight exaggeration, but I swear it is only slight ).  I did finish (okay, almost finished, it still needs borders) the top but there is no way I am going to get around to quilting it until Monday.  *sniff*  Anyway, the fabrics are from Riley Blake’s new line Wheels and you get a sneak peak:

 

Blogland Giveaway October 19, 2009

Filed under: Free Stuff,Giveaway — Jandi @ 11:47 pm
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Brenda over at Pumpkin Patch Primitives Quilt Shoppe is giving away a Fat Quarter Bundle of Red Rooster’s Pumpkins & Spice Fabrics by Whimsicals.  That’s 27 fat quarters!  Awesome!  These fabrics are sooo delicious!  Go over and get yourself entered and check out Brenda’s fabulous blog!

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Riley Blake All Star Fabric October 18, 2009

Filed under: Quilt Patterns,Quilts — Jandi @ 7:35 am
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all-star-pic_t_w300_h300I am so excited about this fabric.  Isn’t it gorgeous?!  It isn’t often that you find cute material for a boy quilt.  I finished cutting up this fabric and I have started the piecing.  My friend Melissa and I are both making quilts for the All People Quilt Quarterly Challenge.  Updates to come!

 

Blogland Giveaway October 17, 2009

Filed under: Free Stuff,Giveaway,Quilts — Jandi @ 12:48 pm
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Sew Cindy is giving away a great kit for a quilt top on her blog.  I hope I win, but if not, maybe one of you will.  Go get yourselves entered!

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Blogland Giveaway October 11, 2009

Filed under: Free Stuff,Giveaway,Moda — Jandi @ 12:45 pm
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layercakeandjellyrolledeneden-1The always amazing Lila Tueller is giving away some of her gorgeous fabric precuts.  Head on over to her blog and get yourself entered!