19 December 2011

Freedom Ring checked out all the seams to make sure they were a quarter inch - guess she approved!
Some of the eight strips of "Weezie's Scrappy Quilt"

14 December 2011

Sewing room after a late afternoon session. Time to turn out the lights, Missy Sari, Freedom Ring and Mom are tired.
Sample block of Kalahari Calabash with Asian style prints

13 December 2011

Fabric selection for upcoming project: "Kalahari Calabash" from "Quilt Inspirations from Africa" by Kaye England & Mary Elizabeth Johnson

12 December 2011

Freedom Ring checking out the"Weezie's Scrappy Quilt" partial work up
Another step completed with "Weezie's Scrappy Quilt" - partial strips of 2 & 3s blocks to make 8 rows.

21 November 2011

Thought of a name for "that other project".  Have no idea the completed design so decided to name it "On A Whim" - that provides poetic license!
"Weezie's Scrappy Quilt" is on its way! Here are seven of the ~56 blocks to make a queen size quilt = 49 more to go. Also included is a small box with fabrics marked for hexagons; oh, but that's that other project!

18 November 2011

First "showing" of the "2s" (1+1)  to be pieced together to make 4-piece blocks - all this in random layout to get a feel for "Weezie's Scrappy Quilt"

14 November 2011

The last 14 blocks for the "Weezie's Scrappy Quilt": total number of blocks: 227
Next step: 11" blocks
My inspiration to piece quilt tops!

07 November 2011

Sixteen more blocks of "Weezie's Scrappy Quilt" - Number of blocks as of 11:50 A.M. CST: 213...

23 October 2011

The latest of the "Weezie Scrappy Quilt" blocks plus yardage to bind "Make It Your Way" quilt.
This stack is well guarded...

16 October 2011

Fabric from QuiltHome.com, Colville WA
I HAD to ADD to my stash...what's a quilter to do?!?!?
Some more scrap blocks...have decided on a name for the quilt: "Weezie's Scrappy Quilt"

08 October 2011

Picture I saw that reminded me I had "that" room divider pattern somewhere in my files. I then thought I could make a quilt from that room divider pattern - googled the internet and found THE magazine! 1967-2011 Wonder when the quilt will be made? But it is on the list to start on and probably soon!
(I hope these posts will be in the order I want to show the story - if not please look at the pictures from the bottom up!)
Copy of the room divider pattern I ordered in 1967
Original article in Woman's Day January 1967
Woman's Day January 1967
Complete magazine, containing the article
Magazine purchased on the internet
Patchwork Block Binding and scrap quilt blocks - today's work was sewing more black strips on the scrap blocks to make them 6" square
Adding the binding on Patchwork Block
Daughter Cathy came all the way from Anchorage so Freedom Ring could bed down in her travel bag.

27 September 2011

Renamed "Grandmother's Forgotten Garden" as per comment from AK Sheffield. Just need to figure who AK Sheffield is! (I know)

26 September 2011

Scrap blocks for the yet unnamed quilt - and what about the design? I change my planning process every time I work on it. Maybe this is the Mystery Puzzle Scrap Quilt!

23 September 2011

The 'ole quilt box from the Crenshaw side - full of quilts and used for Freedom Ring's feeding station.
Quilt block from 125th Anniversary
Quilt to celebrate the First United Methodist Church, Colorado City TX, 125th Anniversay. Pieced, quilted and given to a friend from a friend.
Block signed by Mildred Rodgers
Quilt pieced in Ft Worth by elc; quilted by Methodist Quilter, Colorado City TX; signed by the quilters.
Dovie's quilt - pieced and quilted by elc
Another block from "Loved" quilt with very modern binding
Block from the "Loved" quilt
Quilt purchased, quilted, bound and loved
Texas Bluebonnets
Mama and her sister, Aunt Ted, made this quilt when they were young ladies. Hand painted, embroidery and quilted State Flowers ~ 1926
Kit sewn together and quilted by my mother, Mabel Edmondson Hart, for our fourth baby. She made the other three covers but we wore them out. We "saved" this one. 1963
Top bought from a lady from church and it had a PINK sash. Put a brown sash on it and quilted it for my husband. He wanted me to make him an ORANGE dahlia quilt. I told him quilters are not suppose to work on a fabric or pattern they do not like. He accepted this!
Laundry mark from the commercial laundry. The commerical was used during WWII when mother was appointed County Tax Collector in place of Daddy who was in the Navy aboard the USS Sabine - 1943-45