Friday, September 6, 2013

Progress for September

   The house is quiet is gone and the laundry is caught up. This week has flown by, yet even so I managed to get a bit done on my September list.
  The Scrappy Trip Around the World is ready to put together...yea!  I will web the rows together and add a simple border to this one.
  What I learned on this one......Follow the plan on pressing the seams.  Bonnie's hints on this make it so easy to get things to match up.

    Between loads of laundry I was cutting up fabric.  Now the cutting is done for the first Faux Braid --my NewFO--using floral fabrics from the stash.   I can't wait to see what they look like.  So some stitching is planned for them over the weekend.  For the instructions to here  for Tutorial at VroomansQuilts. 

  And lastly, I put together a quick doll quilt....or two!   I had a pile of floral units pieced and put them together in a zig-zag pattern.   This is the one for Sydney, the twins sister.

  And more doll quilts arrived in the mail.  I am heading outside to take some photos and post them tomorrow.
Happy stitching.


  1. Your Scrappy Trips quilt is wonderful!!
    Looking forward to seeing the progress on your Faux braid. : )

  2. Love the Scrappy Trip and now how could you not use florals in the Faux Braid - this I look forward too immensely.

  3. The trip around the world is beautiful. Happy cutting!

  4. Lovely work!
    Have a great day.
    Always, Queenie

  5. There sure is a lot of color in that Trip Around The World quilt. You did a great job on it. I'm looking forward to seeing the Faux Braid quilt in all those beautiful florals Sydney is going to love that zig-zag doll quilt. That was a great use of those floral units.

  6. Loving that Trip Around the World quilt... very nice indeed! So many quilt ideas, so little time...

    Have fun with your Faux Braid quilt... I'll be watching your progress.

  7. Your Trip Around the World is coming along nicely. I hadn't thought about the pressing but I can see it would make a big difference.

  8. The trip looks great, I like the balance in the colors. So glad you decided to do the flowers first for the Faux Braid, I can't wait to see it.

  9. Your scrappy looks fabulous.Happy sewing!!

  10. Hi, Deb. Nothing like a classic trip around the world. Yours is a knock out with all those fabrics and colors. So simple yet so exciting!
    best, nadia


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