Saturday, October 20, 2007

Treats and Tops

First up, I'd like to say a huge thank you to Linda Z. Linda was the winner of my one year bloggiversary table runner a little while back. What a sweet treat she sent me - it's a Thimbleberries pattern - and she had been to retreat at the Main Street Cotton Shop, and had Lynette Jensen sign it just for me! What a treasure! The pattern is really cute too, and I know I'll make up the quit sometime. Thank you once again Linda :-)

Here is the Sunbonnet Sue quilt top which I completed last night. The shop had offered to finish this quilt for a lady who was unwell, and I had been working on it in spare moments while there. Those spare moments have been becoming scarcer, so this week I decided to bring it home and finish it off. If I can manage it, I'd like to baste it today so I can start quilting on it tonight. My ultimate goal is to have it ready for binding on Wednesday. Lets see if I can keep up the momentum.

I'm also quilting another quilt top for a customer, and that's around one third finished. Also a project I'd like to have done by mid next week - as I believe I'll be receiving two more tops to quilt on Wednesday or Thursday. It's all hapenning!

Thank you also to Rose for a recent award, and to Elsie for tagging me. I hope I can get to them soon! Have a great weekend everyone :-)


mereth said...

You've certainly been busy with the sewing, haven't you? I like quilting for others (like you, I only do it on my domestic machine) and I've got three lined up now. Two I actually have to set together as well, so I know that's going to take a while to do. I don't think I'll be doing anything for myself for a while, but when the Statler gets here I can pull out some tops and play with them.
What are you doing next weekend? Crystal Brook is having a quilt show on Friday till Sunday, you should come up and see us!

loulee1 said...

The Sue quilt is lovely, I'm sure the customer will very much appreciate your input.


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