Monday, February 1, 2010

I'm halfway through the 3rd page of the chart on Quakers and Quilts.
I'm still enjoying every second of this project!

Saturday our Stitching Guild spent the afternoon together and then went out to dinner at a delicious Italian restaurant that I had not been to before. Delicious!

I spent some time in my sewing room yesterday but what I was working on wasn't interesting enough to post pictures. I worked on the backgrounds for 2 blocks. One background is cross hatched with a light batting behind it and the other is pieced. Applique will got on top of both of them. In January I had a quilting/LQS event every Saturday. In February that will slow down a bit and I'm looking forward to going back to my Saturday knitting.

We're supposed to have rain all this week. UGH! I hate getting wet on the way to work.

Happy Stitches!

25 comments:

KarenV said...

Quakers and Quilts is looking gorgeous, great progress.

Nancy said...

This really is pretty Jackie - I love the fabric you're using!

FayeRaye said...

Wonderful progress on Q/Q Jackie!!! You will love doing every bit of it!! Stay dry!!Faye

Margaret said...

I love this piece! Your progress is gorgeous! I tried looking for the chart when I went to my LNS's sale recently, but no luck. Maybe next time! Nice that you got to try a new restaurant!

Barb said...

Your project is looking great!!

woolwoman said...

Jackie your Q&Q is so beautiful in person - the colors are so rich and you are moving right along. It was great spending the afternoon with you on Saturday. Hope our week is not too wet - Mel

Zlaty said...

I admire your sticking with your sampler! You are doing great!

Happy stitching!

Deb said...

Quakers and Quilts looks fantastic Jackie. I love the fabric that you're using for it. Really goes well with those fibers.

Sounds like you had a great time with your Stitching Guild. I always love going to mine, but we don't have dinners after - maybe we should!!

Glad you got some quilting time in yesterday. I did too, finally, and sewed half the blocks wrong! AUGHHH! I guess it was just one of those days!!

Sherry said...

rain here too all week they say! and a bit chilly this morning, enjoy your week

julia said...

Your hand work is as precise as your quilting!! I know what you mean about rain. We get way too much. We're supposed to get a mix of rain, snow, and sleet off and on all week. The snow over the weekend was pretty and fun, but I don't think this mixture will be.

staci said...

Wonderful progress!!!

Tammy said...

Your stitching is beautiful and so fun that you're enjoying it so much. You are so talented what with stitching, quilting and knitting. Did you get your wall hanging hung yet? We need to see a picture when you do!! Keep your chin up with those grey skies and stay dry.

Brigitte said...

A wonderful piece and what a nice progress. And I have just admired your pieced block that you show in your last post. It's beautiful with the fabrics your used.

Simone de Klerk said...

Everytime I see your lovely stitching, I feel like starting too. Maybe I should one day, but I am afraid it will be one of those projects that I start and never finish. I have enough of those ...

Mylene said...

You have made a beautiful progress on the sampler. I've seen this one a few times stitched by others and i am really getting in love with it.

Carol said...

I love seeing your updates on this piece, Jackie--it is so pretty. Heard from my parents that you are having a lot of rain down there, too! Hope it warms up and the sun comes out soon...

Vals Quilting said...

Love your valentines small quilt - if you want to hang it on the wall just use silk pins - they barely leave a hole :)
Also, your stitching is so great...
Valerie
http://www.pastimesonline.ca/vals-quilting/

Sherri said...

Hi Jackie, I got your post on my blog and just had to stop by and visit! I've really enjoyed seeing your knitting and quilting projects and Quakers and Quilts is coming along beautifully.

Stay dry!

Siobhan said...

Wonderful progress, Jackie!

Michelle said...

Your quilt blocks are looking beautiful, and love the piece you're stitching on too!! What fun to get to spend a day doing what you love!

Loraine said...

Wow! This is a gorgeous sampler. I haven't seen it before. Thanks so much for sharing.
Take care!

Daffycat said...

Oooo, beautiful progress, Jackie!

The snow we received on Friday is slowly melting so all the roads are wet and sandy and salty. My car needs a wash badly!

Jean in Georgia said...

Dang, you're bookin' on this thing!!!

Suzanne said...

I really love this design!

Lee said...

The threads, the design, the fabric...and of course your lovely stitching! It's all coming together beautifully, Jackie!