Saturday, May 21, 2016

Pirate Ship and Sampler


The Xebec Pirate Ship is  finished, All hand appliqued. I used sequins for the gun port holes.
 

 
Starting the ship on the sampler Song of Solomon.
 
 
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Monday, May 2, 2016

May CQ Ship and Hooked Rabbit

Hexi block for May

Finished the flag and starting on the border of Ms Rabbit, The Flag Lady. Had to dye some red using Rit Cherry Liquid Dye. 
 
The Ship is slowly getting stitched.

The green house garden....cabbage is slowly growing and lots of radishes

Spinach and green beans

Beets and more green beans.  Just planted some tomatoes and peppers in the main garden.
 
Have a great week everyone!
 
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Monday, April 18, 2016

Sample Ship, CQ, Ms Rabbit Flag Lady

MS Rabbit, the Flag Lady!  She is almost hooked but still need to get the dye pot out and dye red for the flag. The grey on the border doesn't look good so will rip out and add the brown border.

Found the cross stitched butterfly in the cq scraps. Just right for a center block. One seam still needs some bead work and the silk flowers are finished.


Here is Apple Blossom's last year BOM. I appliqued by hand 3 of the flowers and now machine quilting. It is a table runner to hang in back of a coffee table to hide all the TV cords.
Song of Solomon sampler designed by Robyn Melia.  It is an interesting pattern and takes time, a long time project!!  I have been working about an hour every night since Feb.  Really have to pay close attention, and lots of Ribbits!!
 
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Sunday, April 10, 2016

CQ Block and New Projects

 April crazy quilt block for the Hexie quilt. The blue bird is worked on felt using long and short stitch then sewed down on to fabric.
Started working on "The Ladies of the Sea".  The center will be the ship.

Started hooking Ms Rabbit and maybe it will be done my July! Need to dye some wool red using Rit Dyes. The red wool I have is from a skirt and has been washed with lots of vinegar but still bleeds. Will throw it away.
 
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Saturday, March 26, 2016

Hook Rug Sheep Challenge

Easter Greetings!

On the FB Rug Hookers they had a challenge of a sheep, daffodils and the 2 houses.  This is what I Designed around the 3 items and finished before the deadline May 1.


"Best of All"  pattern by Nancy Halvorsen can be appliqued or embroidered. I like the embroidery and it will be matted and framed.


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Monday, March 7, 2016

Baby Blanket and Tatted Socks for Ms Ella

 
Quilt is finished and ready to be mailed to Ms Ella in Boston, Mass.
The crazy quilt patches are machine quilted with the feather stitch and the rest is free motion stippling and Motifs on the blue border. This was shown in an earlier post. The mice in the outer border were stippled around them to make them stand out.

 Purchased knitted socks with tatted edging. It is an easy ring and chain but must stretch after each ring. This pkg of socks are from birth to 2 yrs so she will get some wear out them.
Knitted baby hat, the first one was way too small.

French knot tree and sheep Hexie block.  Along with a  beaded turtle and found these pheasant earnings, just what this block needed!  Learning to combine seam treatments. The top one has 3 with beads.

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Monday, February 29, 2016

Happy Leap Year


The apricot tree is in full bloom which means no apricots this year. We always get a week of freezing temps in mid March. The past few week have been sunny and warm.