Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Pixelated Witches Hat

 Halloween isn't really my time of year.

In 2013, I lost my Daddy.

I didn't do anything at Halloween for many years after that day, but DD's roommate is having a birthday party on the 31st.
So, I made a witches hat.
it's a Pixelated Witches Hat by Create with Claudia
Her pattern uses 2.5" squares and I needed a pillow a bit smaller.
So, I used 2" squares and added a border to get it to the size I needed.

BOW #10

The Hill Country Mod Quilt Group is doing a Block of the Week.
This is block #10.
These are my 10 blocks.



 

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Having fun

I have one more ornament to make and I'll have all that I need.
I might end up making more because they are fun, but maybe not right now.
An October pillow just in time.
This is going down to DD's apartment.

 

Monday, October 26, 2020

Last NBAQG quilt

This has lots of novelty print in it.
I reminded me of love, so I quilted hearts all over it in orange thread.
I tried a new item for the check spring in the long arm bobbin area. 
I don't know if I need to add oil to the case to keep it in the bobbin case or if it is just me today.
I've been dropping things.
I had an extra box that I ended up putting all my envelopes in.
I like that look better than just having things in an open box.
I'm making progress in getting my room to look better.
DD is home for a few days, so I might not get as much done.

 

Design Wall Monday

        I'm linking to 


I need to get this Stonehenge one made for Christmas.
the candy corn is just a fun pillow that I want to use some fancy stitches on it.
This will be a long-term item that needs to be done by Christmas.
I found material I think will work.
I need to measure all the shirts
Next will be to stabilize the shirts.
Next will be to decide placement to figure out sizes to cut the shirts.
It is for a dear friend's son, so it will be a pleasure to work on.




Sunday, October 25, 2020

Stash Report #43

      quilt paint create links to all our stash reports. 


Used this Week:
2.56 yards

Used year to Date:
219.26 yards
Net Stash used in October
11.32 yards

Added this Week:
6.00 yards

Added Year to Date:
78.68 yards

New Goal:
200.00 yards

Yards to the goal:
20.03 yards

Net Used in 2020
179.97 yards

Lucky 7
Christmas ornaments.
I only have a few more to piece and add hangers.
A couple of balloon postcards for a swap.
My Funk (my last name) Feedsack pillows.
This is the coloring challenge for a guild.
I did some stitching on the shapes too.

A couple of other fun facts are:
Prairie Moon is doing a 350 block challenge:

Total Number of equivalent blocks:
1145
Perimeter in inches:
146371
Number of UFOs finished this year:
UFO Yardage Used:
33
82.90
Percentage of yardage used in UFOs:
38%

Number of Bobbins Used this week:
3
Number of Bobbins Used this year:
150
Number of Spools Used this week:
Number of Spools Used this year:
5
27


           
She is also doing a 100-day challenge.
My list is in the tab above, named 100-day challenge.
I had a good week, even though it was a little slower than last week.
16. Funk Feedsack Pillows
51. Guild coloring Challenge
53. Piece Lucky 7 top
54. Find backing for Lucky 7

Kate at Life in Pieces is doing the challenge of 15 minutes of sewing.


Days of Stitching:
99%

Number of Days this week:
7/7

Number of Days this year:
296/298




Days Organizing:
93%

Number of Days this week:
Number of Days this year:
7/7
276/298



Quilting is more fun than Housework has us working on scraps.

100% from scraps and ready to quilt.
All from the scrap drawers to make ornaments
This is another UFO and the corn and the stripe are all from scraps.
Pulled out scraps for a fall 9-patch.
Talk about scrappy, this is all the bits and pieces from leftovers for many years.
I am going to quilt it and then make it into totes.

Friday, October 23, 2020

Challenge

 The Hill Country Mod Quilt Group has a coloring challenge.

I colored it and then tried to thread paint, but I am not thrilled with the threadwork I did on it.
I need some pillows for November, so here is one of them.