Thursday, July 1, 2010

pluggin' away.

I haven't mentioned this quilt for a while...
but I'm still pluggin' away at it.
A few stitches here...
A few stitches there....
One of these days there won't be
any more stitches needed!!!
Can't. wait.

That's my S-L-O-W project.

Here's a quick one.
It doesn't even require a needle and thread!!

Some fabric.....
I like that part....

and a couple of tools:
screw driver. upholstery nails. hammer.

There were only FOUR screws holding those padded seats down.
Simple.

I covered these chairs for some friends
who thought it would be a hard job...
SSHhhh.

13 comments:

  1. So nice to see a picture of your liberated Amish baskets quilt! I just love it!

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  2. Your hand quilting really enhances this already great quilt!

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  3. Love your baskets quilt! It's really beautiful, especially with the hand quilting.... Your striped fabric arrived today - so much fun! I love the pink one especially. Can't wait to start playing with it all!! Thanks again!

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  4. Beth, your quilting is so beautiful. looks great!

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  5. Beth, I like seeing your basket quilt again. Your quilting is fabulous! I brought mine on the trip to do some hand quilting but I have the wrong needles ... ugh. Can't believe those chairs were simple to redo. They look amazing! Enjoy the holiday weekend.

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  6. Pretty quilt and great chair! Thanks for sharing. Happy Sewing! :o)

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  7. I think it must be the week for chairs! There are several here in Sew&Tell and I've got a half done project on my patio. And it is SO much easier than it looks :o)

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  8. Enjoyed your post ... thanks for sharing!

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  9. I love how your quilt is coming out. The stitches give it a such a modern feel. It's great when just some simple fabric can change the look of some chairs. They look great!

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  10. Great chair project!
    And that is a seriously beautiful quilt! I really love the design and the big quilting stitch. I just started hand quilting a quilt by myself for the first time - yeah, it's going to be my slow project all right.

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  11. I'm loving your Amish baskets quilt!! It will be definitely worth the effort you're putting in!

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  12. Your baskets are looking beautiful! Love your chair make over! Love a simple project that has such a huge impact!

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  13. The quilt is so fun and cheery, and the chair looks so great!

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