Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Binding Blitz!! and some other things

 Just looking in the closet, folks, and I found this quilt top.  Strings and scraps!!  My favorite thing of all time!  I really need to get this one quilted and on to it's next owner.  I remember this quilt top went together very quickly, and I loved it...and imagined all that lovely empty space in the alternate blocks with pretty hand quilting.
 Another view.  I love the littlest pieces and strings of fabric...love, love!!
 A little leftover quilt...made of leftovers, that is.

 This is the prize for the binding blitz!!!  For May...so I am opening the linky box, and please feel free to add your quilts to the link-up.  I will randomly draw for this book, from the finished bindings.
And last, but not least are my Everyday Patchwork blocks.  I made three more today, and that is about the extent of the sewing for now.  I am loving making these!!




Have a wonderful day!

Julie






   

   



21 comments:

Dolores said...

I love your scrappy zig zag border.

Chantal said...

It's a very pretty quilt you found in the closet. Yes, yes, get it out of there, hand-quilt it and let the world see this little beauty. It's too cute to be stuck in the closet. I love the border!! Will you quilt circle of feathers or pretty baskets in the negative space?

Janet O. said...

Wish I could find such lovely quilt tops in my closet. : )
What a sweet little quilt from leftovers. So fun to make and enchanting to see.
Love the Everyday Patchwork blocks you have made, and I think the pinwheel cornerstones will look great!

Carla A Few Of My Favorite Things said...

Oh I would be very happy to find such a treasure in the closet! That border is perfect too! Love your everday blocks any special plan for them?

quiltmusings said...

I love your basket quilt! What a great quilt to find just waiting for finishing. I had completely forgotten about binding blitz, but luckily I have one finish for this month. I just haven't posted it! I plan to get that up tomorrow, so hopefully I'll get it up in time to link to Binding Blitz1

Karen said...

I think you have a magic closet. It just keeps on giving and giving.

Teresa in Music City said...

Oh yes! A Kim Diehl book!!! And the one I want too :*) How fortunate that I was able to finish up this quilt so I could share this week. I've been meaning to join in the party for a while - so glad to finally join in the fun :*)

I love your baskets quilt - that border treatment is perfect for it! And the little scraps mini - ooo-la-la!!!

Cheryl's Teapots2Quilting said...

Oops! I didn't get a picture of the quilt I bound in May, and, it's already been given to Quilts of Compassion. I like your scrappy basket quilt top.

Rebecca in AK said...

What a treasure to find in your closet! I love a string quilt, a basket string quilt is even better. Great border! I look forward to seeing everyone's finishes!

Leeanne said...

LOVE all I see! So pretty, the baskets have some fabulous quilting space my friend!

Flickenstichlerin said...

Dear Julie,
your quilt top is so pretty and the cute little quilt has such lovelz color combinations in it.
I have been quilting my nails of, yes, the needle glider thimble out of ceramic has sanded of my pinter finger nail. I am really trying to make it, every day a few stitches. So exciting to look at all the beautiful finished quilts every month. It is like an exhibition of beauty to me.
Greetings,
Sylvia

paulette said...

WOW! I sure wish I had some of those gorgeous FINISHED tops hanging around my closets! I only find UFOs lurking about...SCREAMING to be finished! Close that door quick!! :o)) You are right...all that lovely space for your beautiful hand quilting! Can't wait!

Kyle said...

The string baskets are delightful and the zig zag borders movement just adds to the charm. Your right the open space lends itself to all kinds of added designs and texture with the quilting. Thanks for hosting the binding blitz. I love seeing what others have finished. I have a couple of binding to get done one of these days so I can join in too.

Needled Mom said...

The baskets are charming and the zig zag border is wonderful with them.

Kathy ... aka Nana said...

I'm so disappointed that I don't have a quilt binding to share this month ... I'd love to win that book. But I don't think that I've touched my hand quilting at all in the month of May, and I can't bind my quilt until the quilting is done. :-o

I love your basket quilt ... adorable. Whoever is the recipient will be blessed for sure.

Me and My Stitches said...

Finally, I get to link up!! Love your quilt, but I love all of your quilts! Thanks for the chance to win - what a great prize - Kim's books are among my favorites, and I've been wanting this new one, but haven't had a chance to buy it yet. Now I'm going to go check out the rest of the links.

Karen in Breezy Point said...

Those baskets are so fun--love the border and can't wait to see how you quilt it!

Nancy said...

I wish I did have something ready to bind, but no...The basket quilt is really pretty.

Chookyblue...... said...

hoping miracle do happen this weekend...........

Cathy said...

Oh, my...I love everything about that basket top. How could you keep something like that hidden away??

Lori said...

I love that quilt! The zig zag border is a hit in my book.
I adore the blocks you are doing of Cheri's. I
I've enjoyed watching.