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Sunday, October 20, 2013

Short and Sweet

Still not a lot to share since most of my time has been making gifts.  However, I do have one item that is for ME that I can show you J

The Fat Quarter Shop’s Deck-Ade the Halls Quilt…

 
See my very tall DH’s head over the top of the quilt? It was a bit windy and he had to let the bottom of the flimsy touch the ground so I could get a somewhat decent photo.
 

FQS does an amazing job with their kits…plenty of fabric left for something else. 


This was an It’s Sew Emma pattern and for the most part, a beginner can make this.  I did have some issues in that a few of my blocks did not measure as the pattern indicated and it DID matter in the end.  I was able to find a way to make it all work though.

This one is off to the long-arm quilter.  It will be bound and laundered the next time you see it….woohoo!

Next weekend is my sweet Mother’s 70th birthday and we have a couple of surprises for her… I’ll be back to share photos and a story or two J

Have a wonderful week my friends!

16 comments:

  1. What a wonderful gift for you. It is a great design for the holidays.

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  2. Your quilt top looks great! Congratulations on getting it finished! :0)

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  3. What a sweet Christmas quilt! I wish I had your talent. I have been collecting vintage pillow cases to cut into squares for a quilt top some day. I have never made a real quilt though and am a bit intimidated to try it. I need to just bite the bullet and at least start cutting squares or something! Enjoy celebrating with your mom....and tell her Happy Birthday from one of your blog friends...:)

    Blessings, Vicky
    Life On Willie Mae Lane

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  4. What a fun quilt. I agree FQS does an excellent job on BOMs.

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  5. I love this quilt!!! I have the pattern printed and wish I had time to make it this year.
    Happy Birthday to your mother!
    Hugs,
    Donna

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  6. I love this quilt - how clever you are; I'm jealous!

    http://asaucystitch.blogspot.co.uk

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  7. Oh, the clock is ticking and each time I read your blog, I think "yikes, I better get moving on some of those handmade gifts !"
    Beautiful quilt for the holidays. ;)
    Rose

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  8. It's so dang cute! It's fantastic you will get to use it this year too!

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  9. I love your Christmas quilt especially the ornaments which take center stage. Good for you for finishing up in time for the holidays. I always stall out at the last minute it seems. Forgot to tell you how amazingly delicious your pumpkin tarts look too. Hve a great week.
    Patrica

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  10. Gifts to yourself are the best, Jeanna ;>) Finding a way to work around those pesky measurements that don't work is always satisfying, too! Happy 70th to your mother!
    Cheers!

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  11. What a beautiful quilt for the holidays! Happy to hear you are keeping it for yourself! Congratulations on finishing this!

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  12. It looks amazing, Jeanna. Well done! :o)

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  13. A very fun quilt. Glad you could "make it work." Happy Birthday to your Mom!

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  14. Lovely quilt! And Happy Birthday to your Mom!!

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  15. Congratulations on finishing your Deck-ade quilt! I love it! Sending birthday wishes to your mom!

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  16. Yay! you got it done just in time for Christmas. Looks great.
    WOW! that is left over fabric. They are very generous in their kits.
    Happy Birthday to your mom.

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