Mission Accomplished!

I made it through my Quilty Project Lineup with time to spare! I shared all the projects I wanted to make but I didn’t tell you that my goal was to have them ALL completed by the 4th of July. That was my ultimate mission and I succeded!

This patriotic number called A Tribute to Yoda was last on my list and thanks to Esperanza, my trusty longarm, I finished it on June 23rd! It’s a free pattern that includes 15 different layouts of just 12 blocks!

I’ve been loosely following Christina Cameli’s Drawing Together videos on IG and YouTube: afewscraps. I REALLY like her organic style of free motion quilting. So this quilt is a bunch of practicing. I have also been practicing doodling on paper. It’s not all pretty but my mind is slowly but surely catching on.

I backed it w/this Red & White Stripe.

I also finished my third scrappy trips.

Again I used Christina-inspired quilting but I only practiced one motif this time. I think I’ve just about mastered this one.

I backed it with this fun bold print. I don’t even know where I got this fabric but I had the perfect amount to back this quilt.

And don’t you think this marigold binding complements it well?

And I bartered the solid Scrappy Trips for a new summer wreath! Lauren did a fantastic job of including all the flowers I requested! Sunflower, Daisies, Lilies, Zinnias, AND Hostas! She’s Feltastic Creations on Facebook and Instagram.

That’s all for today folks. Thanks for stopping by. Have a happy and safe 4th of July!

A Thread for Life

Now the God of all grace, who called you to His eternal glory in Christ Jesus, will personally restore, establish, strengthen, and support you after you have suffered a little. 1 Peter 5:10 HCSB

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13 thoughts on “Mission Accomplished!

  1. Your quilts are beautiful and you are getting in lots of practice on the long arm. I read about how you got Esperanza and what a great gift! FMQ is not easy but it gets easier with practice, lots of practice. Keep up the good work!

  2. Congrats on the goals. I am so in love with your patriotic quilt!!! I too love Christina’s style of quilting and have used it often. Good job! Happy 4th.

  3. I love how you used diffeent quilting motifs in the stars of your patriotic quilt. The Scrappy Trips quilt is wonderful and the backing with the elephants is perfect. The wreath is a treasure. You and Lauren have a great system for acquiring beautiful accessories for your homes. Both of you create quality items.

  4. Beautiful projects!! Love the quilting – and it’s great to see your progress on Esperanza!
    The wreath is so realistic!

  5. Tribute to Yoda, finished in time for the holiday! It’s fabulous and your quilting is coming along famously!

  6. These are beautiful! I love your hanging setup for photography too. Hmmm….I need to get Mr. Wonderful to build a pergola for me. You and Esperanza make a great team!

  7. Wow, congratulations on meeting your goal; that is wonderful. Christina is such an encouraging and wonderful instructor. I really love how you are applying what you have learned from her into your work.

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