Thursday, July 4, 2013

Happy 4th of July

I got my red, white, and blue out last weekend.

One Star Two Star,Red Star Blue Star took Bounce's place in the living room. (LQ#51)



My little patriotic table topper is on the kitchen table.



And Victory Garden is on the red couch in the sunroom.  I love Victory Garden by Jo Morton, but my favorite thing about that quilt is the bunting quilt design in that border, very festive, very 4th of July. (LQ#42)



I've been busy and am stuck on two itty bitty basket blocks, but my goal is to make two of them today to get caught up.  They're red, white and blue, a perfect little 4th of July project.

Once I wrapped up Coastal Lily, then jumped to Dulcinea, then reworked my Blogger Girl BOM, it was time to start on something new.  But I had been so busy wrapping up those last three projects I hadn't really given any thought as to what to start next.  

I've had kit from the Country Sampler for Jubilee Celebration by Bonnie Blue Quilts for ages, I figured this was as good as time as any to whip it up.  I've got the pattern, got the fabric, everything I need for a quick start and easy project.



Right off the bat I swapped out all the block fabric.  I've got to stop buying kits, I'm always changing everything out. For now I am sticking with the sashing and border fabric provided, that's something I guess.

I'm also changing the block, I like this block better.


For now, this project has a new name, "Jubilee Celebration" is now, "Not Jubilee Celebration".

I hope you have a safe, relaxing and fun day, that's my plan!




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9 comments:

  1. Thelma, that is so you. I love to see what you are sewing. Happy 4th.

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  2. Happy Fourth! Enjoy your day. Those little basket are cute but they are intimidating! Look forward to seeing your progress on all your projects.

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  3. Happy 4th! You really should consider pattern designing!!!

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  4. Good for you pressing on with those mini blocks. I tried one and will have to give it some serious thought as to making more, but they are cute as a button - and about the same size!!!!

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  5. They need to hire you to make up the kits. There could be the regular kit and the Thelma optimized version! Have fun with your new project.

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  6. "Not Jubilee Celebration"! too funny! Have a great fourth of July. Technically I'm half American so maybe I should sew all day! LOL

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  7. I think you should be making your own quilt patterns and I would buy every one of them as I just love what you do. Again, can't wait to see this one started and know it will be a beauty....Happy 4th and sewing time. :)))

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  8. I really like the block you picked!

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