Friday, August 27, 2010

Something quilty at last...

I know, I know, Joe, you've been waiting with bated breath for me to post a quilt. You just have to be patient with these things.

This is one of the challenges that Sandy got me into. She is such a slave driver. Applique. Blech. But the end result will be worth it. the end result will be worth it. the end result will be worth it. Figure if I say it over and over, I'll believe it. Shew. Now "all" I need to do is the machine applique. The ribbon on the wreath and the wreath is done... now a gajillion flowers. and holly leaves. Lots of holly leaves. Need to purchase some matching thread. Of course the project was supposed to be in more traditional colors and fabrics. I like batik and that's what I had, so... yep that's what I used. Batik in reds are hard to come by so I used a lot of rust and hot pink and I think they blended into a nice reddish hue. Oh OK, there's some orange and purple in there. But they made me smile and that's about all it takes for me to put something in a quilt. (Noble Needle quilting and Sewing, Yultide Ribbon Wreath, Catalog Item NNQ-68.)



There you go, Joe. Something of interest to you. I never seem to make pretty pies anymore, but they are mighty tasty.

6 comments:

Peni said...

Wow...is that ever pretty! love the 'twist of colors' and ALL pies are pretty in your tummy, right?

Sarah N. said...

The wreath quilt is BEAUTIFUL! I admire your patience!

And the pie looks yummy. What flavor is it?

Julie in the Barn said...

Oh my goodness! You are such an ambitious woman. I'll just sit back and admire both the applique and the pie.

KelliLee said...

Ooohhh... pretty! and the wreath is nice too ;-)

Quilts And Pieces said...

Oh man I want that pie!

Isobel said...

Love, Love, Love the quilt. I actually like applique but don't do it too often. I am working on (no and then) a reverse applique table runner....I might get it finishe in my lifetime. It is all hand sewing. The pie looks pretty enough to me...pretty enough to eat.