Posts in : September 2012 - Color Girl Quilts by Sharon McConnell

  • Sep
    30

    Saturday Sampler #4


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    Yesterday, my friend Susie came over to sew with me! We made up the blocks for a baby boy quilt using my Frogs and Snails pattern. I just love the blue and yellow! We varied the pattern a bit by changing up the placement of color for the large rectangles and setting them straight, rather […]

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  • Sep
    26

    P.I.G.S. , W.I.P. , U.F.O….


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    Whatever you want to call them, most quilters have a pretty healthy to-do, or doing, list. I know I do!don’t let that long list of projects get you down, do the hustle!Have you heard that as of last Saturday, there was 100 days left in the year?? so time is a wasting on the 100 […]

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  • Sep
    23

    Saturday Sampler #3


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    Fabrics: My fans are coming together and they are so stinkin’ cute. I don’t usually care for projects that require making zillions of the same kind of unit, but I don’t mind this one. Flowers: Here’s what’s blooming outside my window: Azaleas in September!? this is Autumn Amethyst, the newest addition to my brood, compulsively […]

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  • Sep
    21

    Shameless Plug: Quilt Contest


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    Happy Friday! Today I am making a shameless plug for myself. I entered my Colors of Autumn sampler quilt in the weekly contest at Quilting Gallery. I hope you all will check it out and vote!  The voting is going on now (Friday Sept 21 through the weekend), I am sure there will be some […]

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  • Sep
    18

    Inspiration


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    Some of you may remember this quilt, made by my mom, from Em’s blog when it was first being made How cute it that? She brought it out to my house to have it quilted by the same quilter who did my NY Beauty last month. I just picked it up, and it is super […]

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  • Sep
    17

    Simple Sundays


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    Don’t you love a weekend day when you just stay home and putter? the boys and I spent much of our Sunday in the Sewing/Play room.H. was very busy writing his book on South American Rainforest animals the pictures were adorable and he wrote a little factoid about each, such as “Anacondas do not have […]

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  • Sep
    16

    Saturday Sampler #2


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    Busy week. I haven’t posted much, but been visiting other blogs. There are so many inspiring projects going on out there!I picked up one of my UFO’s to work on: I started these fans last spring and was interrupted by another project with a deadline for a class. The palette started with this collection: these […]

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  • Sep
    12

    Pink and Orange: Palette Play


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    I am taking a break from my bikini quilt while I decide how to border it. I have to start getting ready for the classes I am teaching starting in October. Hopefully enough people will sign up so that they actually take place! One of the quilts is a sampler called “Color my World” by […]

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  • Sep
    08

    Saturday Sampler


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    Lookie! I sewed it up today. What do you think? I feel like it needs something to frame it, but not sure what to do for borders. Any Ideas? Maybe turn it on point and add corners… This is the first project I have made with solids. Can you believe it? It was a bit […]

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  • Sep
    05

    This ‘n That


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    In My Mailbox: I received this early birthday present from my mother-in-law today. She is very talented at stained glass, she made this window for me to put in a mirror frame/candle holder I have. The candles sit behind the glass (I haven’t put them in yet). Isn’t this beautiful? she does something like heat […]

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