Monday, July 11, 2011

SSQSG meeting for July

One of the reasons I came back to AZ early was to have the opportunity to meet with my SSQSG.  What started out as a sewing bee has become a warm, enjoyable meeting of friends to talk about life and share our individual works.  Since we met at TOWQS this month, it was also time to get in a little retail therapy!

I will direct you to Merumo's blog to catch up on all her projects...
 and then I would love to share
 Lin's (no blog) work for the month.  
Loved this scrappy double 4-patch and must add some of that red border fabric to my stash!
A Quilter Lives Here by Liberty Homestead
I should have taken a close up pic of the fabulous machine quilting.
Made using Jo Morton fabrics and the hand-dyed, sueded cottons from Liberty Homestead.
Her full sized version of Grandpap's Cards.
The setting fabric is from Bonnie Blue Basics...it reads grey, but is a small pattern of blue and brown.  I'm thinking it would  be a good choice of setting fabric for my Farmer's Wife blocks.
Just love her version!  Do you think she will trade...her's is quilted and bound!!!

I brought home a few pieces of Jo Morton's new Sweet Emilie line.
Perfect nuetrals for the HST units in my Pinwheels for Caroline.

Mother Nature has blessed us with a marvelous, drenching rain this morning...
a good day to sew.  My goal will be to make a few R&W blocks first and then play with my new pretties.  What will you play at today?

19 comments:

  1. Thanks for sharing these beautiful quilts.
    I hope to sew some hst together today. It is slow going - Other bloggers talk about spending the afternoon stitching, but mine gets done a few minutes or an hour here and there.
    Enjoy your day.

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  2. Love all of the quilts - not a dog in the bunch! Thanks for sharing.

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  3. These are greatquilts, lots of inspiration. Thanks for sharring.

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  4. What lovely quilts. I so enjoy seeing what other quilters are working on. Thanks so much fur sharing the pictures. Hugs.

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  5. Rainy days just have a way of inspiring us to sew! Have fun with your new Sweet Emiie fabric!

    Carolyn :)

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  6. Be still my heart, such lovely projects and fabric. You have me searching for it already. I agree that our sewing circles become very important to us - for many reasons, and not just sewing.

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  7. Those are all beautiful quilts.....I'm so drawn to the little houses quilt, and I've never been fond of the house block....but this one just sings! Love it!

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  8. All good quilts. I think I like the house quilt best.

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  9. LOVE all of the quilts! and I think I need some of the Jo Morton Emilie fabric...very pretty!!

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  10. The quilts are all great, but I have to say the scrappy 9-patch is my favorite.

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  11. All darling quilts - thank you for sharing.

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  12. The ladies in your quilting circle certainly are talented. Love the name of the Liberty Homestead pattern. Might have to look for that one. I'm a day behind in answering your question about what what I'm playing at today but I've been working on pincushions!

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  13. Be still my heart! Love them all! I always say can't go wrong with Jo!

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  14. These are lovely quilts! Enjoy your time :-) I may do some hand sewing on a binding or start a new quilt.

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  15. When it rains, it's a good day for playing in your sewing room. I'll be working today. I love the mini 4 patch quilt, but then I love them all.

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  16. Thanks for sharing these beautiful quilts Cheryl, they are an inspiration. Love the House blocks quilt! A gorgeous setting for those little blocks!!!

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  17. It's always a treat when you share pics and projects from your SSQSG.

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