Saturday, June 18, 2011

Lazy Days...



Well, the lazy days of summer are nearly here; it will officially be summer in my part of the world in just a few days.  Except the days haven't been so lazy.  I've been catching up on lots--quilt-related and not quilt-related (washing window screens and windows, cleaning patios, sorting and de-cluttering).  It feels good to be checking things off my list--and on my own time-table.  My RicRac quilt is quilted and bound and officially being used, too.



I just love the meandering hearts quilting pattern.



The quilting always looks so pretty from the back, too!



And this was kind of a surprise--I know the lighting isn't great here, but I was surprised to see how well my French General reds and blues looked with the Minick & Simpson reds and blues of this other quilt.  I might just have to make a scrap quilt combining left-overs from both of these quilts...



Yes, this is one of my favorites thus far this summer.


I've been designing quite a few projects on EQ lately--guess that has taken up some of my sewing time.  Oh, and I've also done a little stunt sewing lately--sewing that I won't be able to share for quite a while. Some of Anna Maria's Loulouthi sits on my cutting table...



And this stack of Terrain waits patiently for me--in fact, I have several plans for this bundle!  On schedule for today--a family BBQ, and hopefully some Farmer's Wife blocks!

Also, congratulations to Lindsay, who won the giveaway from Sew Obsessed!

25 comments:

Keep Stitchin' said...

I really like the rick rack quilt! The friendship stars one is neat, too.

Stephanie said...

Lovely stack of Terrain and LouLouthi! I know I'll be acquiring some of it. Your Ric Rac is so pretty. I always enjoy seeing what you're up to.

Mary on Lake Pulaski said...

RicRac is wonderful! And you have some lovely stack hanging at your house Sherri!

James-Linda said...

SHERRI,REALLY LIKE THE RED,WHITE+BLUE QUILT! LIKING THE COLORS+DESIGN! THINKING I'D LIKE TO MAKE ME ONE SIMILAR! THANKS!

jldouglas@wispwest.net

Wendy said...

It's that time of year when other things take us away from quilting. I've been digging around in my garden lately. Love the rick rack quilt.Is that your pattern or can you tell me where to find the pattern?

a little bit biased said...

Your zig zag quilt is beautiful!

A Spoonful Of Sugar said...

Your Ricrac quilt is so effective!!

Kate said...

Doesnt look that lazy to me! Love your Ric Rac quilt, and looking forward to seeing what you do with Terrain.

Jayne said...

What scrumptious pictures!! All are lovely, but you really got me with "Terrain." Despite my vow to use the stash and curtail the purchasing of new fabric, I am going to get this FQ bundle when it's released. I've got my name on the waiting list at my favorite on-line vendor!
Love your blog, Sherrie!

suemac said...

You get to play with the greatest fabrics. I like the rulers you had on your last post. I am already tired of templates and I just started the FWQAL. Really the templates aren't all that bad but it would be much simpler to cut the triangles with a triangle ruler.

Cardygirl said...

Ric Rac looks great...I am not sure which quilt I am doing this month...still waiting for patterns & then will have to get stuck into it!

naoko said...

Your Ric Rac is wonderful!

Helen in Switzerland said...

I absolutely love, love, love Ricrac - it's totally gorgeous!

Nicole said...

Your Rick Rack quilt is the cutest thing ever! And don't you love it when your quilts coordinate with one another and you can make a decorating statement? Such fun!

Anonymous said...

Love the ric rac.! What is the pattern?

Karamat said...

Lovely quilts!! I made a scarf with French General & was surprised when I realized 2 of the pieces were Minick & Simpson... they matched so well!

Crafty Chookie said...

Two beautiful quilts..Well done Sherri...You busy bee! :-)
Hugs Michelle

Carol said...

Love your RicRac quilt! Can't wait to see what you do with that wonderful stack of Terrain...hope you had time for some more Farmer's Wife blocks. They sure are fun!

Katherine said...

Your RicRac quilt is so lovely.
Mmmm... I'm drooling over your stack of Loulouthi and wondering what you're making with it.
Happy sewing!

Mary said...

Love your red and blue quilts!! Very pretty! Hugs, Mary

Nicky said...

That red,white & blue isn't a combination I usually go for but after seeing these treasures I will have to have a go!

Anita said...

Love how your quilt turned out! Did you make it larger too? It looks a lot bigger than the pattern size states. Can't wait to make my own :)

Nanette Merrill and daughters said...

Love the zigzag. I think I'll make monica's quilt with my monica fabric in the pattern like this. When I don't know!

NancyNoBlogBlogs said...

Your rick rack quilt, like all your other quilts, is really beautiful.

Mama Pea said...

The quilting on the ric rac quilt looks just great! And it really goes with that French General well!