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Monday, April 20, 2015

Design Wall Monday

A while back, I participated in a bright and white 9 patch swap with an internet group. I swapped 6 sets of 10 blocks so I have a very nice variety of 9 patches.  I think I only got one of my own back. That's a lot of block swapping!!!

It's so nice to have something on my design wall......it's been a while. I love simple framed blocks. These will finish at 8 inches so I am thinking a 4 x 5 setting with 2 borders will make a nice size crib quilt.

I quilted 2 quilts this week. They are finished-complete with labels.  I kept thinking Sunday would have been a good day to take them outside for pictures but kept getting sidetracked.  Today will be another sunny day so I'll make sure to get photos before the rain returns to the Pacific Northwest.

My goals for last week were surpassed. I surprised myself. A good audio book helped keep me at the machine.

This week I would like to:

  • Finish this baby quilt.
  • Make a second baby quilt.
  • Pin baste both of the baby quilts.
  • Finish cutting strips for retreat swap.
  • Piece batting for the next big quilt. (My roll is gone so now I must use up what I have stored away in boxes.)
  • Baste the 2 baby quilts and the next big quilt.

This should keep me out of trouble.

See what others have on their design walls at Patchwork Times.


Susan said...

WOW..... I never would have thought of that setting....

Thank you for sharing....

I will surely be trying that if I ever get around to something for myself that is.........

Donna M said...

That's quite a to-do list for the week. Can't wait to see the outcome.

Sheila said...

I like boxed and sashed simple blocks. Those blocks will make a sweet baby quilt.
My goodness. You have a big week planned : )

Mary said...

The brights are FUN. Congrats on the Finishes! I didn't get in on that SWAP. Have a great week stitching these into baby Quilts. Our guild mixes 9-patches with Hearts and Flower blocks.

Julie said...

Funny, I just picked up my bag of swap blocks last week and moved them, wondering where the idea I saw for them was. If I can get these two charity quilts off my design wall I will put them up. You have a great setting. That is quite the to do list!

Gari in AL said...

What a nice baby quilt you have going there. I enjoy swaps and then the challenge of figuring out what to do with them, especially if they are not all the same size (which they never are). I have a roll of batting but haven't even opened it because I had several packaged battings I needed to use up first. I am looking forward to seeing how I work with that big roll. :-)