Friday, March 18, 2011

I'm a guest blogger over at Sew We Quilt @ Stash Manicure

Yes, even though I had to endure bonehead English in college, I am a guest blogger over at Sew We Quilt @ Stash Manicure!
Probably the scariest thing I have done in recent years, besides get my scuba certification.
Big hugs to M. Samm for even considering me for this honor!
And a bigger hug to my editor-in-chief, Rosie, for giving me my lead in lines.
My focus is charitable donations and the tutorial I provided is geared towards FAST, FUN, and NO FUSS quilt piecing.  I know, so out of the box for me, the precision piecer, but I did have a blast putting the quilt together.  I had so much fun that I have started another one that is red, white and blue and will go to the Quilts of Valor organization. I would encourage you to collect those orphan fabrics and make a quilt designated for a charitable organization of your choice.  There are so many of them out there that would love your contribution, no matter how humble.

In other news, I finished a doll quilt from Kathleen Tracy's new book, The Civil War Sewing Circle.  It is her Shoofly Doll Quilt.
I also bound my Calico Comfort quilt and can take it off my UFO/WIP priority list.
Now on to the next project~
perhaps my album quilt, now that I have all the 'out of town' signatures collected.


18 comments:

  1. Well.. congrats on that! I'll be sure to check it out and read what you have to say! :)

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  2. Wow! Cheryl quite an honour!!!
    Your Shoofly Doll quilt, is just wonderful, I saw it on Kathy's group site. Love the fabrics, as I do your Calico Comfort quilt. Great work!!!

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  3. Just love your quilts today!!!

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  4. Hey, Cheryl. Thanks for the eye candy this morning! That shoofly is adorable and love the variety in the Calico Comfort. Great post at Sew We Quilt! Congrats!

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  5. Your quilts are beautiful. Great guest blog over at Stash Manicure! Love the pattern and thanks for the tutorial.

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  6. Lovely finishes and congrats on the quest blogger post! I'm off to read now....

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  7. Congratulations Cheryl!

    All of your doll quilts are lovely! That little Shoofly is great. Colors and the prints are delightful!

    Now, I'm going to read Stash Manicure!

    :) Carolyn

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  8. Two lovely quilts finished! Congratulations!

    I have supported Q of V with quilts. It's a great organization.

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  9. I am all about Fast, Fun and Easy quilts for charity. Thank you for sharing.The little Shoofly is precious.

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  10. Love your quilts - very sweet, Cheryl.

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  11. Congratulations Cheryl ! Your doll quilts are just the sweetest ! Love them !

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  12. Great post Cheryl. Congratulations. Love your quilts.

    SewCalGal
    www.sewcalgal.blogspot.com

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  13. Congratulation, I saw the post and it's perfect for every kind of quilter.
    Always I love your quilt.
    Hugs

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  14. Both quilts are wonderful. So perfect.
    You did a great post at Sew We Quilt. I really did enjoyd reaing it :-).
    Have a nice weekend, dear blogfriend.
    Hugs,
    Anne-Mette

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  15. YOU were a hit, are a hit, and if ever want to return you will be met with the same applause..love your other quilts too..blessings ..

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  16. Terrific project at Stash Manicure for a most worthy cause. Your signature black touches are dynamite! My new favorite word - pretties.

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  17. Just catching up with blog posts and congratulations on a great post for Stash Manicure. The pattern could definitely come in useful for a fast and eye catching project. Your Shoo Fly quilt showcases a lovely combination of fabrics. Quite different in character to the Calico Comfort but no less attractive. Well done.

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  18. Love your Shoefly quilt and Calico Comfort! You did a great job on your fabric selections. What is the pink fabric you used in the Shoefly quilt?

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