Sunday, May 3, 2009

Working Weekend

I will blog while a thunderstorm passes over here. This is the first rain we have had for a couple of weeks so even with the wind and noise, it is welcome.

This has been a productive weekend. As noted below, the quilting on Spring Garden is done. Also done is the binding (same as the border) and I appliqu├ęd down the stretched fabric that turned into tucks on the back. The quilt has been washed and right now is in the dryer. I can hardly wait to see how it looks but am, as always, a little fearful.

edit: all done and looking good on my bed. Yippie! I’ll try to get a label on before the end of the month.

















Also this weekend I completed the April strips for the calendar quilt challenge: I was only 2 days behind.

I have strips cut for some of May: I am trying to include some from current projects and, if I have them, strips from past, pre-blog, projects.


I have a gift quilt top and back(cannot show yet) ready to load on the frame and I have the fussy cut borders cut for the black and white and hope to get them sewn on tomorrow.

It has been different in the studio. I don’t allow my dogs in there: Abby is still a puppy and the other two aren’t interested. But Ponce follows me over there and then stands outside, staring at the door. So this morning I decided to take him with me. In he walked in and started checking out the work in process.














But after a little while he got right to work.












And pretty soon he was fully involved in canine quilting.

Isn’t it fun to have a quilting buddy?

4 comments:

  1. I can see Ponce does a wonderful job at canine quilting!!! (Were your other pups jealous that he got to enter the "sanctuary" and they aren't allowed there?)

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  2. The quilt is so lovely on your bed!!! And Ponce is a great quilter.
    Kris

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  3. Yes...that quilt is looking soo fine on your bed....nice dog...(pat..pat)..nice doggy

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  4. Great sampler quilt! How wonderful to have it finished and on the bed. Ponce is just the cutest quilting helper. He's doing a great job!!!

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