WHOOMP There IT Is! #8

Thank you all for your kind comments regarding my uncle’s passing.  My cousin loves the quilt I made for her.  I finished it at about 1145a Saturday and left my house at 1230p.  It was my fastest binding job ever. I love machine binding!

I’ve got a few WHOOMPS to share this week.

I finished the quilt top for the custom order that I got through my Etsy shop a few weeks ago, which is for a throw size (60″ x 75″) of the Hillside Houses Quilt. I finally cut into my new roll of batting.  It is already basted and I will start quilting it this Sunday.  I’m hoping to have it completely finished and ready to ship next Thursday. A pic is coming soon.

This week I sold another quilt listed in my Etsy shop.  The wall hanging I made during the Hillside Houses QAL.  I call it Evening Hillside Houses.

I had to add a sleeve to it, which is something I hadn’t done before but I got ‘er done.  I used this handy dandy tutorial and watched this video.  I shipped it yesterday.

I recently listed a few patterns in my Craftsy Pattern Store and am extremely pleased w/the number of sales I’ve had so far.

I finished the Christmas gift paper piecing project! Well…it’s not finished finished but the 20″ square top is finished and I must say, it’s pretty darn amazing!  Now I just have to figure out how to quilt it.  I’m also thinking about entering it in the Arizona Quilters Guild Quilt Show in March.

And lastly, I made a mug rug this week using this Tea Cup Pattern.  I liked it much better as a flimsy.

I learned a couple of valuable lessons in quilting it.
1. I should use a walking foot for straight line quilting, no matter how small the project.
2. Binding projects this small is for the birds and I will not do it again.

Now I’d like to see what you did this week. Link up and share below. =)

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WHOOMP There IT Is! #7

This week’s post is short…and bittersweet.  My uncle passed away and I’m making a comfort quilt for my cousin who is his only daughter.  I’d like to have it in hand when I see her this Saturday at his memorial.
   
I finished the top last night.
It’s Zeus approved.  He’s a 5 mos old English Bulldog who was our overnight house guest last night. 
Tonight I pieced the back and got it basted…and tomorrow evening I shall quilt like the wind.  
I also managed to finish the blocks for the top half of the custom order quilt and put my 49 quilting books in alphabetical order this week.

Thanks for stopping by.  Let’s see what you’ve been up to this week!

A Quilted Passion

A Quilted Passion
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