QUILT INFO

The quilt in the header is made from a Sarah Sporer pattern called "Pond Racing".

Thursday, September 23, 2010

PROJECT UPDATES

The Accuquilt GO giveaway is still in progress until Saturday, September 25th when the winner will be drawn and announced.  Please go to the previous post and leave a comment there to enter for a chance.  The "GO" giveaway is sponsored by the Accuquilt Company.

Kaaren from "The Painted Quilt" is having a "GO" giveaway and also at "Millie's Quilting".  So take a few minutes to visit their blogs and leave a comment for another chance to win.

I have been busy with the give-away.  I am trying to reply to each person leaving a comment.  Just enough of a reply that they know I have their name in for the drawing.

I want to share a few projects with you that are in the works or completed.  I have more pictures to take of two more projects but the light is not good tonight.  I will share those in another post.

The first picture is of an applique basket block.  This is for a special project and is not for me.  I did the applique while we were on vacation last week.
Next, I added the sheep with the flag blanket to Lori's Wool Crazy pincushion base that is from our round robin.  Her theme is summer.  After I stitched the sheep on, I thought that a blanket on a sheep might not be very summer-like.  But I was thinking patriotic as Lori really likes the patriotic look.  She added the flag as her start to the round robin.  I like the way Lori created the flag using thread for the red stripes and x's for the stars on the flag.  The project is now on its way to Paulette in Canada who is busy deciding what she wants to add.
The last picture is of a wool project I started last fall.  I did not get it completed before Halloween and put it away in the project waiting closet.  A couple of hours of stitching finished it up last evening.  I need to get a hanger for it when I get out to a store.
The pattern I used is called "Gourdy's Gang".  A good Halloween banner.

That's all I have to share at the moment.  Thanks for stopping by for a visit.

Karen

32 comments:

Yvette said...

WOW! I adore all of your projects! Your Wool Crazy is really turning out fantastic.

call me crazy said...

Cute banner Karen! And your applique block is beautiful. Love the sheep with the flag too. I love watching these evolve on everyone's blogs. :-)

WoolenSails said...

Love all of your new projects, beautiful work.
And I love Gourdy's gang. I won that pattern from Brenda and still have not made it, mabye it is time.

Debbie

Aunt 'Reen said...

The applique block you made is beautiful! I really LOVE the sheep with the flag stitched onto it for the pincushion project.
O.M.Gosh.... your wool applique Gordy's Gang is AWESOME! Congrats on getting so many wonderful projects completed!

Doreen

Lori said...

It is so fun to see your Gourdy's Gang! I can't wait to get back to mine. I love it as much now as I did the first time I saw it!!

I adore the sheep with a blaket- he is perfect!!
The applique basket is beautiful but I admit it doesn't look a lot like your style. Of course, we are quilters and can choose whatever style we want:O

Darlene said...

Lots of fabulous projects, Karen. I think the sheep with the blanket is a perfect addition.

Huisvlyt said...

Great work on all your projects. They look awesome!
Elzaan

Marilyn Robertson said...

Love your applique basket! Gordy's Gang is spoookkkkyyyy! :)

orchidlover said...

great projects and I love the Halloween banner

Love and hugs Gina xxx

Kathie said...

the halloween banner is adorable
great choices of the wool for the pumpkins!!!! too cute.
oh adding the flag on the sheep was perfect!
last week at the philly show I saw an incredible sheep quilt
I will send you a picture
Kathie

Carol said...

What fun! You've been stitching up a storm...love the flag on the sheep.

Margaret said...

Oh my! Love all your projects, but especially that applique basket! Thanks for pointing out the other GO giveaways. :D

Janet said...

I love the pincushion additions, the sheep looks fantastic. The block is lovely and the banner is really fun.

Kaaren said...

Love the banner, especially because it's made from wool! And of course the applique basket is divine and your little sheep on Lori's pincushion is diviner.

Great job(s), Karen!

Winona said...

Karen,
As usual, I love all of your projects. I am not a halloween fan, but that banner sure is cute. Good job on the pin cushion. You always do a great job on applique. Have a good one. Winona

Nines said...

Your applique is amazing! I'm not so good at it. Love the sheep.

Crispy said...

Such great projects Karen!! The gourd banner is cute and I LOVE the applique basket and the patriotic sheep!!

How big is that "Project Waiting" closet? LOL

Crispy

Cindy said...

OH my word, Karen, your Gourdy Pumpkin banner is too cute. I love the faces on the pumpkins.

Stitched With Prayer said...

Your applique basket is beautiful and I love all of your wool projects. I'm just itching to try doing some wool work. I've never worked with it and there are just so many projects that have that old fashion appeal that draws me in. I just need to find an LQS that carries a good selection of wool work supplies to help me get started. Yup, after finding your blog (many thanks to Mary of 'Quilt Hollow') and Kaaren Johnston's blog, 'The Painted Quilt' (I think Mary pointed me in that direction too *insert group hug here, LOL), and following along on your RR pin cushions from the very start, I have decided it is time to give it a try. Hugs...

kathy said...

I love your sheep - he's the perfect addition to your pincushion. I've been working on a Wool Crazy wall hanging, too, but put it away for the summer - too much else to do. You're inspiring me to get it back out and finish it!

Kathy

Briarside Lane said...

Hi Karen! I really like the shape of the applique basket. The addition of the flag on the sheep is perfect. "Gourdy's Gang" is really cute!

Have a great weekend... Karen

Robin said...

Love the basket block, it's so ladylike isn't it?

Stina said...

Wonderful block Karen.. :o)
Love the added sweet things to the pincushion.. they will be adorable... you have to love them...:O))

Cathi said...

What a beautiful basket -- I love the fabrics you used in it!
Gourdy's Gang is fabulous -- made me smile the second I saw the picture. :-)

VickiB said...

Your patriotic sheep is totally adorable! I'd love to have a whole flock of them!

Allie said...

Love your projects - and especially the sheep with the flag, that is too darling!!!

Quilt Hollow said...

Wish you could see this big smile when I spy that applique basket block. It's a beauty!!

Cindy N. said...

Awesome halloween banner....love it!

Colleen said...

What cute gourds! I have seen that one at PG shop too. Very cute! You must have writer's cramp responding to all of the comments, lol.

Country Prims said...

LOVE your wool crazy and the Gourdy Gang:)) Great projects and you do such neat work!!

Have a great weekend,
Blessings, Shazy x

Karen said...

and here I thought I was busy!
Great projects!! love the Gourdy Gang.
I have to start pulling out my fall quilts!
Karen

Martha said...

My sister would love that Halloween banner -- I am putting it on my list for next year. Also love the applique block (I love bows!) and the beautiful fabrics you selected.