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Monday, February 14, 2011

Making Progress

I hope you all are enjoying the blog book tour for Scrap-Basket Sensations!! Go see Kim and say hi - she's so excited to have you all know about her wonderful book. It's been a busy weekend for me (social obligations), so not a lot of quality time sewing, but..... I do have the top together - WooHoo!!! My Tipsy Baskets are not so tipsy, so I've named this Winding Baskets, as each row of baskets follows from one direction the next. The colors in the Martinique collection are so subtle and beautiful. I'm hoping to be able to have this quilted by the time it's my turn, but remember, I do have a full time job outside my home!!I'm also working on the burning question...... what do you do with all those little triangles??? LOL!! Here I am trimming them up.

I press open the seam and trim them to 1 3/4". Stay tuned, there's more to come on this too.
Don't forget the blog book tour.
Sherri at A Quilting Life - February 10th
Mary at Quilt Hollow - February 11th
Stephanie at Loft Creations - February 12th
Nicole at Sister's Choice Quilts - February 13th

Today is Millie's day!!!! Check out her wonderful blog and leave a comment to win a copy of Kim's great new book!

Millie at Millie's Quilting - February 14th
Sinta at Pink Pincushion - February 15th
Darlene at Quilting Daze - February 16th

Ooohhh, my day is coming soon - yay!!
Karen at Nana Girl Quilts - February 17th
Sue at Quilt Times - February 18th
Carol at Brown Quilts - February 19th

Have a Happy Valentine's Day.
-Karen

8 comments:

Magnolia Bay Quilts said...

The border fabric turned out to be a great choice! Lovely quilt! Can't wait to see what you're doing with the triangles. :-)

Victoria @ BUMBLE BEANS said...

wow! I can see what you did all weekend! WOOHOO! looks great! speedy!

Stephanie said...

Your baskets are beautiful! Looking forward to seeing what you do with your hst leftovers.

Darlene said...

Subtle but beautiful baskets.

Can't wait to see what you're making with the leftovers. :-)

Quilt Hollow said...

Oh it is so pretty!! I too had a marathon weekend of sewing and finished Paddle Wheel. (except binding)
Save those little 1/2sqs for mini quilts or little extra borders around larger blocks...possibilities are endless! I have bags full and have made many small quilts.

Millie said...

Your baskets are beautiful. Can't wait to see how you are going to use those leftovers. It is great to make a second quit from leftovers.

Karen said...

I throw all the little triangles away. I admire that you are trying to make use of them.

Wendy P said...

Martinique! Another one I wish I had gotten! Very pretty basket quilt!

I save all those triangles too! I pile them up in a container and when the mood hits, I will make long chains of little squares. I put some together into a wall hanging last year. I think the next batch will end up in a border.