Monthly Archives: November 2010

Quilting as I go…

I have now finished  my Carolina (Canadiana) Christmas blocks and they are currently hanging on my design wall looking gorgeous!  I’m very excited to get this one finished.  Thank you to Bonnie Hunter from quiltville.com for this design/mystery.

I decided to try a ‘quilt as you go’ method because I am doing sashing on this quilt and it lends itself wonderfully to quilting each block and then merging them together…and it’s going to be a king sized quilt and it will be much easier to quilt it one block at a time.

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Quilting as I go…

I have now finished  my Carolina (Canadiana) Christmas blocks and they are currently hanging on my design wall looking gorgeous!  I’m very excited to get this one finished.  Thank you to Bonnie Hunter from quiltville.com for this design/mystery.

I decided to try a ‘quilt as you go’ method because I am doing sashing on this quilt and it lends itself wonderfully to quilting each block and then merging them together…and it’s going to be a king sized quilt and it will be much easier to quilt it one block at a time.

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Carolina Christmas (Canadiana Christmas is my version)

I’m done my first step of the Roll Roll Cotton Boll mystery quilt but on a ‘roll’ so decided I would continue piecing my Canadiana Christmas quilt.  I’m still short some blocks and will have to cut more but here’s the first row done!  The only thing missing is the sashing in between the blocks.

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Carolina Christmas (Canadiana Christmas is my version)

I’m done my first step of the Roll Roll Cotton Boll mystery quilt but on a ‘roll’ so decided I would continue piecing my Canadiana Christmas quilt.  I’m still short some blocks and will have to cut more but here’s the first row done!  The only thing missing is the sashing in between the blocks.

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Friday Night Sew-in – perfect timing for Roll Roll Cotton Boll new Quiltville mystery

I’ve been waiting for the first clue of Bonnie Hunter’s newest mystery quilt…”Roll Roll Cotton Boll”.  I was able to print out the first clue before the clock struck 12:00 last night ~ one of the benefits of living on the West coast!!

I changed my colours after spending last weekend away at a quilting retreat and spotting this colour combo in a magazine.Up to that time I was struggling with shopping from my stash.

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Friday Night Sew-in – perfect timing for Roll Roll Cotton Boll new Quiltville mystery

I’ve been waiting for the first clue of Bonnie Hunter’s newest mystery quilt…”Roll Roll Cotton Boll”.  I was able to print out the first clue before the clock struck 12:00 last night ~ one of the benefits of living on the West coast!!

I changed my colours after spending last weekend away at a quilting retreat and spotting this colour combo in a magazine.Up to that time I was struggling with shopping from my stash.

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