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

  • Oct
    29

    My Favorite Quilt


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    Feathered Stars The Blogger’s Quilt Festival seems to have gone viral, so I might as well continue the contagion! This is my entry, way down in the lower forty, I am #425 on the links. My All Time Favorite classic quilt pattern is the feathered star. I used a set of Marti Michell acrylic templates […]

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  • Oct
    28

    Saturday Sampler #7


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    Merry-go-’round class, October 27 Fabrics:I had a fantastic time today teaching the Merry-go-’round quilt class. Big thanks to Stacey, Carol, Amanda, Linda and Janet for spending the day sewing with me! I had a great time and I really hope they did, too. (by the way, I am the one on the far left with […]

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  • Oct
    25

    Are you ready?


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    Remember my fans? the ones that seemed to be coming along at the speed of molasses in winter? Well, I have been sewing… and this is the quilt so far! it is so cute and I am really tickled about it. So I have the blocks sewn up, and now just have to do the […]

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  • Oct
    23

    “Cheerful” defined in color


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    Several years ago Deb Strain designed a fabric collection called “fresh”. Does anybody remember it? I fell in love at the time, bought several of the pieces and added lots more in similar colors and patterns. These fabrics say “happy” to me.I am teaching a class on Saturday of my “Merry-go-round” quilt, so I am […]

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  • Oct
    20

    Saturday Sampler #6


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    Fabrics Suzy Ultman fabric Bundle Kites with large Eyeballs! Transportation fabric My mom and I visited an adorable local fabric shop today, “Sew to Speak”, because they were hosting designer Suzy Ultman. The fabrics above are from her newest collection and I WON this bundle of ten fat quarters! they were giving away several items […]

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  • Oct
    18

    Ready for Spring?


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    daisiez and butterfliez My mom is here visiting and I love to brag on her fun quilts! She brought this one for me take to the quilter along with my Circus Compass quilt. Isn’t this just cute? the blocks are made with patterns by Jan Mullen (her wonky style was way before it’s time) and […]

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  • Oct
    15

    Hi, Ho, Hi, Ho


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    It’s off to be quilted I go! Circus, Circus Checking another “to do” off of my 100 day hustle list, I have sewn up the backing and bought a batting for my Circus quilt. I know it is a bad photo (poor light), but can you see why I nicknamed this my compass circus quilt? […]

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  • Oct
    14

    FFO giveaway!


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    That is Finally Finished Object with a capital F! “Reflections” by Yankee Quilter  I am finally sharing my finished Reunion Charm Quilt. I am calling the pattern “reflections” and it is available in my shop as a PDF file.I am going to give away a copy of the pattern to two of you readers, too. […]

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  • Oct
    12

    My Stash Overfloweth


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    I have to confess that I have not been very well behaved this week.I went to Starbucks twice yesterday.I bought fabric yesterday and today (why do I fool myself that I can just “stop in” to quilt shops and not give in to temptation?) Now, you are probably thinking, what is so bad about fabric […]

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  • Oct
    09

    Green, gold, purple: orphan stars


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    Happy Monday!Whew! I survived a harrowing weekend of parents- and siblings-in-law and cousins visit…You know that overwhelmed feeling of way too much stimulation, way too long?Anyway, my boys had fun playing with their cousins and overall the visit went well, just noisy. So, I am thinking about my 100 day hustle to-do list. One of […]

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