Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Did you know...

I'm crazy?  I finished sewing the last block today for my OMG project and sewed them all together.  I laid the top on the bed to see how it looked.  I think I want to add a border or something around the outside.



Every block has fabric and/or a hexie from the original 'unloved' quilt top.  Since every block has a focus center, I guess it's sort of an 'I Spy' quilt.  I'm anxious to see how it looks when it's quilted.

I also made two more bags for the Bag It 2017 event.  One is a zippered bag using a 12.5 inch block I made and quilted during the 501 Quilt Blocks Project.  The other bag is one I made using this tutorial by Susan Claire-GourmetQuilter using 10 inch squares.  You may notice that all the zippers are dark colored.  Years ago, I purchased 10 each of blue, black, brown, green, purple and magenta -- all dark colors because that's usually what I sew.  What can I say?  I got a good deal.  I'm determined to use them up.


Hope you had a good day.

-- Pat

5 comments:

  1. Your OMG project is coming together beautifully. Very fun and colorful. Your two newest bags are really cute. You are really using up some of older stash stuff.

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  2. Bag look great and I like the dark zippers! Thanks for linking up with Elm Street Quilts Bag It 2017.

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  3. The quilt looks fabulous. The zippered bags look great as well. The zipper colors look perfect to me :)

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  4. LOL! I have some off colored zippers I need not worry about using, there's got to be a good fabric for them out there! Love that quilt square bag.

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  5. I buy zippers by the dozen - I love zippers as much as I love scraps, lol. Your bags are pretty - at this rate you're going to need to buy more zippers! ;)

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