Monday, January 17, 2011

A Day's Work . . . .



My Friday was pretty much spent in my sewing room, who could ask for a better day?

I made my inspiration block for Belle Meade,


and have to say, it IS and inspiration block, I love it! What a great start, I have a good feeling about this quilt.

I also made my large half square triangle units . . . .


right now I'm leaning towards going heavy on the reds.....that may change when my design wall starts filling up with finished blocks....

So for today, and probably the rest of the week,



I'll be taking these


and making 82 of these


and 82 of these.....

Sounds like a fun, drama free week.......plus there's snow in the forecast, could it get any better than that?

Hope your Monday is low key and drama free!!

Nicole at Sister's Choice Quilts is also working on Belle Meade using French General fabric, be sure to check out her progress today!

Eventide update, several folks ask where they could purchase the pattern Eventide designed by Carrie Nelson for Miss Rosie's Quilt Company, it's now out, look for it where you usually buy Miss Rosie patterns, I got mine at the Fat Quarter Shop!

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17 comments:

  1. Love, Love, Love your inspiration block! That is going to be one really awesome quilt! Have fun!

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  2. Sorry but it's the blues that caught my eye.

    The block is looking fabulous

    love and hugs Gina xxx

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  3. When I first saw the pattern, I thought you were nuts LOL! all those HST's! But the inspiration block...WOW WOW WOW! What would our world be without RED!Big Smile on my face on this draggy Monday am.:)

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  4. Love your inspiration block - it's going to be a beautiful quilt, Thelma.

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  5. It is so much fun to watch you and Nicole work on the same project. Thank you for the inspiration.

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  6. I just love your inspiration block! And can't wait to see the whole quilt. I'm sure it's going to be just gorgeous.

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  7. That is going to be a fabulous quilt. I love the reds and teals

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  8. I can't wait to see the finished product!

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  9. I really love your fabrics for your project! I'm really excited about your first block and can't wait to see the progress!!!

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  10. you and Nicole crack me up! and the amount of sewing you get done is incredible. This is going to be another spectacular quilt.

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  11. This quilt is going to be amazing ! WOW!
    Thanks for then info for Eventide Pattern ! It will be perfect to use my Luna Notte fabric on !

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  12. Belle Meade is going to be beautiful! I can't wait to see it finished.
    Hugs,
    Donna

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  13. It's going to be a stunning quilt! Totally fabulous!

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  14. Wow - Belle Meade is really going to be a beauty!

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  15. I'm sure you were quite excited when your inspiration block was finished because it's a stunner!

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  16. What a pretty test block! Aren't you tired of HST's yet?!? I'm really tired of them :)

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  17. Inspiration block is a beauty. It's going to such a gorgeous quilt, Thelma!! Can't go wrong with those fabrics either!

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