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Monday, March 8, 2010

Hearts Wall Hanging

Late for this year and early for next year, but I hung these hearts anyway! These hearts became a wall hanging on the wall where I have all the wedding pictures of the last generation , my generation and the present generation. It looks like it just fits there! I decided that it didn't really need to be seasonal!! It has just enough applique to "quench my thirst" for applique! It is in one of the current issues of McCall's quilting magazines. Fun to do because it is not too big, I enjoyed it a lot!

Rainy and dreary here--a good day to curl up with some knitting--I am trying to learn how to knit 2 socks at a time on a 40" circular needle----I got the first part----casting on the cuff and now am working on the instep. Next comes the heel, I think---have to follow those directions----it is a very interesting way of doing them and when you are done, you have 2 socks and you are done with a pair!

Going to also start on my next "Challenge to Myself" quilt--it is one where you make a tube of strips and then just rip a seam where you want the strips to start---seems a little confusing, but I'm sure I'll get it as I do it (I hope, I hope!!!)
Only a few days until the big Dallas Quilt Show---can't wait for that! The DFW Gang is meeting for breakfast and then going to the show---what fun! We always have such fun together!

Let quilting help you make someone smile!



Terry said...

Love the hearts! And I agree they're for any time of the year! :0)

Wilma NC said...

Very pretty jJn.

Myra said...

That is so cute Jan!

Allie said...

Jan, that's lovely - I agree, it needs to be up all year, and it sounds like THE perfect spot for it! Your knitting sounds very interesting - I think if I managed one sock, I'd never do the other, so that's a good way to do it.

You're making me wish I still lived in Dallas - the show sounds so fun!