Friday, March 21, 2014

Mystery Quilt Month 2

Here is month 2 of my mystery quilt (February). I just got the instructions for March's block yesterday so hopefully I'll be sharing that soon.  I've been playing with this block and last months block to try to see if I can figure out what it will look like in the end, but no dice so far.

Im still working on my quilt for mystery exchange. I had to take a few days off from working on it because i honestly just got tired of looking at it. Does that ever happen to anyone else? Now Im back to it and refreshed!

Monday, March 10, 2014

Baltimore At Last!

I am finally sharing my finished Baltimore quilt! It would have been here a few days earlier if I hadn't had computer issues. My husbands computer has never broken, by the way, it's always mine. I think it's a conspiracy! 

Here it is! All done! My good friend Joyce Ritter quilted it for me and I love it everything about it!

The skyline is 100% accurate to the real Baltimore skyline (thanks to my hubby for helping me to print out the skyline and adjusting the size over a billion taped together pieces of paper till It was finally the right size for me to trace and use). The B-MORE graffiti was a last minute decision and not something I had planed on doing but I love it! I was able to find the newspaper clipping from when the Ravens won the superbowl last year and was able to put it into the Baltimore Sun newspaper box. 

I love these two! I love the beer, with real foam. The crab is even stuffed to give him more dimension. 

These firework where a lot of fun but also a lot of work! I also love the little silver stars.

Since I went so long without posting I wanted to give you a few hints about the swap quilt that Im working on, that I still don't want to share until after the recipient has received it (or at least until it ships).

One of my friends tells me that her cats will not sit on a "ugly quilt. Friday and Zombie were fighting over who would get to sit on this quilt (this is the back of the quilt) after I laid it out on the floor this morning to snip some threads. That means it must be a beautiful quilt, right? 

And I think we all know what this means :)

I hope you love everything that is going on in my sewing room lately! Talk to you soon!