Monday, June 7, 2010

Hi Y'all!! I had a few minutes...and made a few Klosjes!! I have the basket almost full now, and when basket is full I can start putting all the spool blocks together. I like the red one the best of this latest batch.
I finished hand quilting the plaid stars quilt, with Baptist fans all over. I had lots of waiting time this week, so tried to take advantage of this and quilt when I could. This was the best fun!!

Just the texture on the back...large stitches equals large fun!!!

Hugs to all...hope your week is going along splendidly!!!



Julie

27 comments:

Sue H said...

Hand quilting on plaid stars couldn't be more homey! Very nice.

Pat said...

Glad you are back and hope all is well with you. The quilting on your plaid quilt is WONDERFUL, Julie!!!

Nancy said...

Great job on the hand-quilting. It would take me years to do that.

Vicki W said...

Love, love, love the plaid stars!

A Garden of Threads said...

I am in awe of your hand quilting, it looks wonderful. Perfect pattern for the quilt.

Amelia said...

So the medical problem is behind you now...hope everything turned out well.

The hand quilting is fun...small or large stitches...what do you use for marking your quilting pattern?

Have a great week!

Peaceful Piecer said...

"large stitches equals large fun" love it!!

Darlene said...

Love your klosjes - lovely!

Wow, Julie your handquilted fans are fabulous.

Quilter Kathy said...

Love it.. love it! Can't wait to try it!

Michelle Lovatt said...

Love the plaid stars and the hand quilting, they look great together.

Deanna said...

Welcome back--you were missed. I'm not sure which one you mean by "red" but the middle one on the left side that is red/cream is MY favorite. Nice job.

AnnieO said...

Your Klosjie's look great. I like the cheddar one :)

Wow you work fast on those fans! I'm thinking of using fans on my little Strawberry Fields quiltalong doll quilt. I'm curious, tho: Do you use perle cotton or regular quilting thread when you hand quilt?

Shari said...

I see you pin basted to hand quilt. I heard it from the quilt police that hand quilting requires thread basting. How did that go? Sure would speed things up for me if I could get away with pin basting for hand quilting. It's a lovely quilt. So yummy and warm and ready for winter (which is where I'm at right now - although our afternoons are still quite nice). So what thread did you use for your big stitch quilting?

Ali Honey said...

Wow! Well done.
Yes, someone else already asked. What thread did you use please?

Linda C said...

Your klosjes are looking great, and glad to see you found some time for yourself to handquilt your plaids. That will be a cosy quilt to snuggle under. Thanks for sharing.

ria vogelzang said...

Love your star-quilt! And the Baptist-Fan patterns is so lovely. I thnk I have to try it on one of my projects!
Have fun with the klosjes!

Joan said...

Great to see all that quilting...well done!

bluebird-lyn said...

Hi Julie, I enjoyed seeing your hand quilting of plaid stars...Hugs Lyn

Lori said...

The fans are perfect for this quilt!!! Yay! It looks fabulous!!

Debi said...

Love the hand quilting, great job Julie.

Kaaren said...

The stars quilt is gorgeous and the hand quilting...S-U-P-E-R-B!

Are you machine piecing your klosjes, Julie? If so, would you mind sharing the pattern? I love it! As much as I love hand work, I think I would rather machine piece mine and I just can't seem to locate a pattern.

It goes without saying that I'm so happy you're back!

Loris said...

Whoa! Looove it! The plaid stars and big stitch looks wonderful.
Cozy and inviting :-)

Angie said...

I love, love, love your Plaid Stars!!!! Excellent job, girl! And those spools are adorable!

Sue-Anne said...

Your spools look great and I love your star quilt, the quilting looks fantastic!

Teresa said...

The back looks just like a fluffly cloud. Great job!

Darcie said...

LOVE. THE. TEXTURE!!!

You know me. Texture texture texture. ;-) Enjoy!

Hugs....

Leanne said...

I love your quilt I admire your patience I don't think I could hand quilt anything.