Sunday, February 24, 2019

Monday Making

I took a break on table mats this week.
I was happily sucked into a quilt along.
I haven't joined one of these for a very long time!
This one caught my attention.

I am hoping to brush up on my applique!
:)

This first block was a challenge for me...but...
I was like a dog with a bone!!
I couldn't sit still until it was D.O.N.E!!!

Now...I have to wait until Wednesday for the next installment.
I thought the second pattern would come out LAST WEDNESDAY!
Oh boy, was I disappointed when I found out I had the wrong day.
:/

While I wait I've been working on this old UFO.


The vintage dresden plates were all appliqued.
They JUST needed some sashing.

At first I thought I'd be sashing with one color
and using another color for cornerstones.
NOPE!!
This quilt was calling for SCRAPS!!!

I may add borders to top and bottom to make it twin sized.
Time will tell!
I'll let it simmer a bit.
What are YOU making this week???

13 comments:

  1. Gorgeous wreath applique..very lovely colors...hugs, Julierose

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  2. Your wreath looks great. And you are so right, the dresden plates look fabulous with the scrappy sashing. Another great job.

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  3. Beautiful work!! both quilts are going to be lovely!! Happy Sewing from Iowa

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  4. Good gracious! I LOVE what you did with that Dresden Plate sashing! YUMMY! One of my very favorite quilts I've seen in a while. Is this made with repro fabric?

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  5. Beautifully done! The scrappy sashing was a perfect finishing touch.

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  6. I LOVE your scrappy sashing with the vintage Dresden plates - the perfect solution!

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  7. Your block is so sweet! I can see why you wanted to work on it!

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  8. That is beautiful, Beth, and the Dresdens are so pretty too.

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  9. little late linking up my internet was down - lovely quilt!

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  10. Your block is lovely. And the Dresden is adorable.

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  11. Great applique' project you have begun. Those quiltalongs definitely entice us and reel us in sometimes. I have made so many fun projects from what I have sewn along with others.

    It is great to see you working on an old UFO. We need to get all these fun projects finished up.

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