QUILT INFO

This is the May sheep blanket from a pattern by Buttermilk Basin.

Monday, February 12, 2018

Old and New Quilt Projects

I am sharing pictures of quilt blocks today plus a quilt top that I just finished putting together.  I made another block for "It's A Bountiful Life".  I have lost count of how many are done now.  Maybe ten blocks.


Next, I started working on a Lori Smith design called "Homage to American Quilt Makers: Album Quilt".  I like the designs as they have a folk art look.




Amd a finished quilt top.  The pattern design is by Jeni From the Willow".  It was a freebie  in 2014/2015 called "A Life of Plenty".  Here is a link to the patterns.  I would have liked for it to be a bit larger.  It is not really long enough to cover up with unless you are a short person.  I did not want to put a huge border on it to make it larger so left it as designed.



I am still recovering from a severe gout attack but it is much better than it was.  And a cold on top of that that is about gone.  I am ready to feel good again.

Karen

22 comments:

  1. Karen your blocks are beautiful. I am so glad you are feeling better. It's about time right? We got snowed in on the weekend. 14" of snow. Ugh. Hugs

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  2. Beautiful blocks and I do like the simplicity of folk art blocks, that will be beautiful. Love how your quilt came out with Jeni's blocks, I did not have time for that one, think it will take me 10 years to catch up, lol.

    Debbie

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  3. Your "prolific-ness" in applique always leaves me in awe.
    Are those ostriches in the top block? Love it!

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  4. Karen Tus trabajos maravilloso como siempre.
    Todos los bloques impresionantes.Me encanta el de la pareja.
    A Life of Plenty muy bonito
    Me alegra que estés mejor
    saludos

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  5. Love all the blocks and the finished quilt. You are getting a lot done for the new year. I hope you get to feeling better. Thank you for sharing.

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  6. Your blocks are beautiful! I do hope you will be feeling better soon! Spring is just around the corner.

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  7. I’m glad your starting to feel better. I hate being sick. Your appliqué is beautiful! It’s my favorite type of stitching. Hugs,

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  8. Such beautiful applique! It looks like you are staying busy. That gout has been a 'doosey' , hasn't it? I do pray that you start feeling more like yourself soon!

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  9. More lovely applique blocks...watching these come together! Really like your gentle color palette. Your A Life of Plenty turned out so great - what a fun quilt...and my legs are on the short side, should you ever tire of it:-)

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  10. Wow--you are really managing to get a lot of applique done despite not feeling so good. I took a class from Lori Smith years ago and she called the people in that last block "high fiver's"--always give me a little chuckle when I see them. Feel better!

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  11. Even with not feeling well--you kept busy--love that first block--(but then it has pink in it!!) And those other blocks are all neat--and love the quilt top you got put together--it will be a nice size for a wall hanging or on the back of a couch!!
    enjoy, di

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  12. If you can get that much done when not feeling well, it's not surprising what you can do when you're well. Glad to hear you're feeling better. Just spent a couple of weeks in your beautiful state, and have now returned to the tundra. LOL!

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  13. I love the 'Bountiful Life' quilt. This block is great. I bought the pattern a few years ago but the Roseville Quilt is taking so long it will be a while before I can get to it. I'm glad you're getting your quilt blocks done. The dancing couple in the Lori Smith quilt is so lively and fun. I like it a lot. Hope you can be completely healthy soon.

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  14. Glad you are feeling better! I love seeing these wonderful applique blocks and the folksy charm of them. Your quilt top is great and I can see why you don't want to add a border. Some quilts are just done at a certain point and it's hard to see how to go bigger. This one is perfect as is.:)

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  15. The ostrich block is one that's always made me smile.

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  16. Lovely blocks! I especially like the oak leaf and birds. Glad to hear you are feeling better :)

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  17. Congrats on a finish! Love that Life of Plenty quilt! And, of course, I'm admiring ALL of the blocks you have posted! Glad you are feeling better!

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  18. Everything looks great Karen. I too am plugging along on my Bountiful Life. Nice to see you have a finish. That's always inspiring!

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  19. You are an applique artist, no doubt! I am ready for you to feel better too...hugs!! Jeni's quilt just turned out perfectly. So sorry you have been sick.

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  20. So much eye candy in this post. Hope you are feeling better!

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  21. I love every single one - and to think you've not been feeling well! Oh Karen I hope you're 100% better very soon!!!

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  22. Your blocks are fantastic!!
    Jeni's quilt turned out very nice.

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