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:

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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:

 

a good start to the new year… January 27, 2010

Filed under: Moda,Quilt Patterns,Quilts — Jandi @ 7:36 pm
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This is going to be my UFO-free year.  And I am still on track!  Okay, so it is still January,but still….  I completed one quilts for my neighbor who had a little girl on Saturday.  I used the Hushabye line from Moda.  This fabric is so yummy and I am glad that I got some of it before it disappeared from my LQS.

And I finished these two sweet baby quilts from the Baby Love book.  You can purchase the book, fabric, and even see the quilts on display at Material Girls.

Extra points to anyone who noticed my hubby’s pajama pants match one of these quilts!

 

All People Quilt November 22, 2009

Filed under: Quilts — Jandi @ 7:18 pm
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Melissa and I completed our quilts for the All People Quilt Quarterly Challenge and got together for pictures today.  Please check them out and “like” them if you do!  Melissa’s quilt is so gorgeous!  I never thought of doing anything like that!  Hers is super frilly and mine is super simple.  Too much fun!

 

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!