Monday, June 28, 2010

Time Flies!

I'm back! I got really busy with the end of school and lots of things going on. I will start trying to catch up by starting with current stuff and going backwards! Even though I have several quilts to quilt for others, I take time to do charity work as I have shown before. I also went to a quilt retreat father's day weekend and had a great time. I brought home a quilt that was all basted and ready for quilting and did that in two days and mailed it off to the gift recipient, the organizer of the retreat. That is the first quilt I am showing here along with some of the border quilting. I did bunches of cat sayings. The recipient was thrilled along with my cat who thought it was his!!! I told the recipient the cat hair was a bonus!I had ordered another kit from the Downy Quilts for kids project and made the quilt up (it comes precut) this weekend and got it quilted and bound and mailed today. Another organization I support is American Hero Quilts. I won a set of lotto blocks at the retreat I went to in Leavenworth, WA and the layout was provided. I had some 2.5" strips of patriotic fabrics from Connecting Threads and saw a quilt in Quiltmaker and make my own version. I didn't follow their sizing, etc. I love how it turned out!


Piecefulafternoon said...

Wow Julie - you continue to amaze me! Great quilts. Can't wait to see Joy's in person, if she brings it to the Anacortes sew-in sometime. I love the cat sayings, so clever.

Cindy said... as always! Helps to not have wacky women distracting you from your work. :)
Joys cat quilt looks fab. So kind of you to do it.

Jeanne said...

I can't believe you quilt so quickly. You must have bionic quilting skills. :)

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Tink said...

I love so much how you quilted Joy's quilt...way to go Melissa and Julie!

Melissa said...

I'm finally reading blogs. I'm still shocked that you finished the quilting and binding so quickly! You RAWK Spud! :-)