Monday, June 25, 2007

And so it begins!

On Saturday a couple friends and I decided to have a sewing party. I took the opportunity to really make some headway on my new quilt. I completed 6 blocks. Not too shabby I suppose. After cutting the material I was somewhat skeptical of my fabric choices, but after putting some of the blocks together I am feeling much better about them. I REALLY like how it's turning out and I am amazed how much easier this quilt is than my last one! Maybe that is why I like it so much! Here's a couple pictures- a close up of the block and a preview of the blocks together.

Monday, June 18, 2007

First Post!

So here it is. My first post. I started this blog because assorted people like to be kept up to date on my random sewing projects. I received a sewing machine for Christmas 6 months ago and now I've been tackling projects ever since. So far I've made two purses/bags and a quilt. Here is a picture of my first quilt. I am quite proud of it. It was a baby quilt for my cousin. It took me so much time and I liked it so much that I didn't want to give it away! Someday I'll have to make a replica for myself.

Right now I'm about to embark on quilt number 2. I bought the fabric today! I'm going to make another baby quilt (smaller=less time!) using a log cabin block. I was inspired by this beautiful quilt. I've decided oranges and yellows would be my color scheme with a little red thrown in there. I can't wait to start it! Here's the fabric! :)