Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Happy Valentine's Day

I thought about working on finishing that little Valentine's Day quilt I started last year but you know how it goes . . . Sometimes  I work feverishly on several projects at once, make the tops and then put them away and nothing gets done, LOL. I remember that some of you actually made this quilt. Let's just say you are doing way better than I am -  See the post from last year with directions to make the blocks.


I took it out this morning. Yep - it's still cute. I really should finish it . . .

Well, at least I got it layered and ready to quilt.  Now that I look at it again I really, really want to finsh it but I have lunch plans with friends today and dinner later with my honey. I know if I put it aside it will still be unfinished this time next year.


Or maybe I should work on this one instead - Gotta finish 'em all!

My new Sewline quilt marking pen arrived.  I waited until today to show it  to you because it's  - RED, LOL. Friends in Iowa told me about this pencil with ceramic lead and I can't wait to try it. Apparently it's not new and many of you use it too. I'm always a little behind on the gadgets thing . . . I bought the one with white lead but I hear there are other colors too. Supposedly it washes out after you quilt your quilt.



So far it seems to work . . . I'll let you know if I actually finish a quilt, LOL.


My stencil collection, ready and waiting.

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On a sad note - This has always been one of my favorite songs. Last night I caught some of the movie on TV, which I hadn't seen in years. Listening to the song this time really brought tears to my eyes.

Happy Valentine's Day!







8 comments:

  1. Thanks for the link to this sweet Valentine. I missed it the first time around. It is now on my "To Do" list.

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  2. Oh I love your little heart quilt and your baskets are so cute. Your unfinished quilt is just lovely!

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  3. Oh my gosh! Cute cute quilt and baskets!

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  4. I love all your little quilts but those little baskets are so sweet.

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  5. can you tell me where i can find that basket pattern...one of your books or someone else's?

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  6. Love your quilts. I really want to make one of the basket quilts this year. I just love those.

    Happy Valentine's Day:)

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  7. I just found your wonderful blog and what a wonderful little quilt! I think we all love having lots of projects going on all the time! Happy Valentine's Day!

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  8. I just love your Sweet Valentine Quilt. Thank you so much for posting the link to your directions. I will put this little quilt on my "to do" list.
    The baskets are precious and I love the little heart quit too.

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