Friday, May 25, 2012

Sewing along...

 Well, I am just really enjoying clearing out that 2 inch strip and square box!  I plan for a full size quilt, so I have lots of sewing ahead of me.  I chose one fabric for the cream x blocks, but I think scrappy would be fun.  Frankly, I usually do scrappy because I rarely have enough of one fabric to matchy-matchy, LOL!  I have made some x-blocks, and am working on 16 patches. 
 Progress...
And a little more progress!   I just used whatever piece was in the pile next.



Today was really fun.  My husband said something that he has never said before!  He said, "Let's have a day today where we just do whatever we want to, not work!" Usually we have a whole schedule of have to's and should do's... Don't have to ask me twice, LOL!  I found my self doing some house stuff, but just 'cause I wanted to....it was kind of freeing, not to be obligated!



Have a great day!

Julie

21 comments:

Loris said...

Sweet progress! The blocks look great! I'm headed to work tomorrow but may find some time to sew...well, probably not till Monday but then I'll get my machine running :-)

Quilt Hollow said...

You are making great progress! It will be a lovely quilt!!

Quilter Kathy said...

Such a great scrap quilt...very fun!
And what a great idea for a wonderful day!

Vesuviusmama said...

This is going to be a stunning quilt! I just don't understand it when people don't adore scrap quilts - they are so interesting and beautiful to me!

Stephanie Davison said...

Great idea for the day! Yay, hubby!

Lovin' this scrappy beauty!

Barb said...

I love the blocks, I like the effect it has.

Great thinking your husband...I like those kind of days.

Grit said...

Tolle Blöcke. Der Quilt wird toll.
Liebe GRüße Grit

Janet O. said...

I love days like that!
I have a pattern for this quilt in my "soon" pile, but it wasn't this scrappy. I do love the scrappiness of this one.

Nicky said...

I love this Julie - it is working out really well. Maybe I can start that one next month - by which time you will be finished I know!

Karen M said...

Thanks for sharing your progress on this quilt. I love scrappy, but I always think it helps to have something consistent, like your x's, to pull it all together.

Tonya said...

You make the best progress on quilts and blocks. It just amazes me.

Pat said...

Great X blocks! I love "do whatever you want" days!!! :)

Anonymous said...

I love scrappy quilts and your's is going to be beautiful. I hope that you don't mind if I copy that for my next quilt, or put it on my to-do list. Thanks for sharing and enjoy your 'do whatever you want day'.
cindy

Teri said...

Love seeing the progress on this quilt. I have some pairs of squares in a box I have been waiting to use up. This would be the perfect project.

Jan said...

Your quilt is fabulous! How fun to have a "real" day off!!!!

Jan said...

Your quilt is fabulous! How fun to have a "real" day off!!!!

Sharon said...

Sounds like a great way to spend the day! As always, I love your scrappy quilts!

Deanna said...

Love the quilt! I am going to start it in 2-1/2" squares, as that is what I have an overabundance of, as soon as I finish the 4-patch leader/ender I am working on.

Floss said...

I like these blocks, they look fun to make. Free days are the best.

Mary said...

It looks great, I love scrappy too because I always have enough fabric!

Elaine Adair said...

Kewl pattern and great stash buster.

I couldn't see your video, but will view at Missouri Star (Youtube). LOVE her site as well!