QUILTER JAN

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Saturday, October 11, 2008

A Lovely Saturday




Today is a lovely, sunny day in fall and I have spent some time outside just enjoying the weather. Yesterday I finished the 2 items shown above. The first picture is of the double wedding ring block for the '30's sampler from Eleanor Burns book Egg Money Quilts. I did it using Quiltsmart interfacing where you use interfacing and sew the arcs to fusible interfacing and turn them right sides out and iron them on to the background. Then you use the invisible thread to blind hem stitch them to the background. Very easy way to do them, but I was glad I was only doing one block! Samplers sure are fun that way!

The other picture shows a quilt top that is fire engines, ambulances and dalmation dogs. It will be for a fund-raiser basket for my grandson's school next spring. Just have to get it quilted now!

Let quilting help you make someone smile!

Jan

4 comments:

pollyanna said...

Your fire engine made me smile that's for sure! The block from Eleonor is great. But it sure sounds like a lot of work! Lovely Saturday here. Wish I could come see the Dallas view :)

Debi said...

Great block Jan, looks like a lot of work. The fire engine quilt is awesome, any little boy would love it.

kcamou said...

Wonderful job on the block!!! And I love that child's quilt. You are so good!

dd2 said...

The Eleanor Burns quilt is quickly becoming one of my favorites! I can't wait to see it all together.