Monday, November 30, 2015

What Color is Your Snowball?

If a snowball had color, mine would be BLUE! 

I created a Layered Snowball for the Focus Through the Prism Challenge this month.  We were to be inspired by the Snowball Quilt Block.

I named it: "My Blue Snowball"

Flipping it over to see the backside.

I really had fun with the quilting on this one!

Wiggle Lines in a Spiral,
Wavy Lines,
Horizontal Wiggle Lines, 
and Wavy and Wiggle Lines combined!

I stitched in my name and the year.

I really can't believe the 7 quilt challenges are completed! I finished all 7 of them.

Here are the links to the other six quilt challenges:

Hop over and check out all the beautiful quilts that were created this month.


A Layered Snowball --- Photo Tutorial

Here's how I made my Layered Snowball Quilt. This is just to give you a general idea of how I made my layered snowball. No exact measurements. 

See the finished photos in the next post.

Start with any size square and any size of the 4 triangles to make it uneven.

After I stitched and pressed the corners, I cut away the extra fabric away to reduce the bulk.

Then stitched on 4 strips - any size.

Square up uneven before adding the next corners.

Cutting the excess from behind the corners.

Here's a couple photos of "Squaring it up uneven".

Then I stitched on strips of the lite blue batik, but forgot to take a photo.

Cherrywood Blue fabric again - corners and strips.

Then the black corners, but no black strips, as it is as large as I wanted it. 20 3/4"  X  20 3/4". That way after it is quilted it will measure  20"  X   20"  square.

See photos of the finished quilt in the next post.

This is a 20" X 20" challenge quilt created for the Focus Through the Prism Challenge. This is the 7th one of 7. We were to be inspired by the Snowball Quilt Block.


Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Sharing My Quilts in November - Denim Quilt Block

Tuesday, I shared my Blue "Denim Quilt Block" Quilt and about Ribbon Quilting on my Periscope Video. Click here to see that post. 

Sharing some up close photos of my Blue Quilt here.

Click here for the link to the Denim Quilt Block PDF Downloadable pattern for only $1.00 in my Craftsy Store.

These are the shorts I used for the centers of my denim blocks.

Gabby and Toby all cuddled up in the denim quilt.

I shared this table topper quilt today --- I named this one "Marcia Squared".  Click here for the posts about this quilt and the quilting.

 This is one of the placemats I made with the denim scraps.

The table is all set and ready.  Click here to see a post about my denim placemats.

I am enjoying sharing quilts from my past.

Thanks for following along here and on my videos.