Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Piecing FO's

 Before I began my sparkly piecing, I thought I'd finish up the pastels from last week!
I added the leftover strips around the outside for a border but then I was ONE piece short!
So I improvised with a bit of white for cornerstones and side interests!
Another top done! 
I then moved onto the other pastel quilt from the jelly roll and
put this one together, too.
I don't have any backing for these two quilts so I will have to put them
at the bottom of the pile of tops waiting to be loaded on the frame!
I need to get upright and stitch! 
 But at last I sewed three strips together and cut them up into 6 1/2' blocks.  
I am not committing to any pattern until all of the blocks are cut up for this one (two?) quilt.
I could add a dark pine green to make a lovely Christmas quilt
OR
a deep navy for a patriotic one....
It's nice to have some delicious choices!
I will be sewing several more strips together today---
in between bouts of ripping out and reknitting for that top down raglan sweater! lol

9 comments:

  1. You're making great progress with the jelly roll quilts. I hope that means you're feeling better.

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  2. So many pretty tops!!! That red one is so pretty. Did you see that Connecting Threads has two all red collections now. I would love an all red quilt top but I can't add one more thing to the pile. Lol...

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  3. Oooooooo...lots of prettiness on your blog today. Can't wait to see if you choose green or blue.

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  4. Both tops are great and I love the sparkly one. My vote would be blue for patriotic since it could be enjoyed year round.
    Blessings,
    Betsy

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  5. Hmmm, Christmas or patriotic...those are both good choices! Of course, you could always add pink for a Valentine quilt... 😁

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  6. Looks like you are getting things done, despite being less than vertical.

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  7. Your quilts are so wonderful. Good luck with the finishes.

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