Tuesday, July 7, 2009

just a little progress

The rooster placemats are coming together here. Here's a picture of the 'parts'. I have pieced the blocks and put a very dark brown border around each group. The backing is on the quilting machine and hopefully this week I'll have time to quilt the chicken wire pattern on them. I really enjoyed these rooster mug shots. The backing is a different rooster fabric that seemed to coordinate fairly well. Finish pics in a week or so...depending on how I do the binding. I'm hoping to fold the backing over and finish with mitered corners as a binding rather than cut and sew regular quilt binding.

Just purchased this cute flannel on Friday to make a baby quilt for a new great grand baby entering stage center this fall. I was sure it was going to be a boy but yesterday we got the news 'It's a girl'! This sounds pretty exciting! The parents are wonderful and the first born son is a sweet heart. He will be a nurturing big brother to the baby girl. But do you think these pale greens and blues will work? Should I pursue pink?


  1. Love the rooster fabric. can hardly wait to see the finished product.

  2. Cool chicken fabric.
    Cute blue and green fabrics but I think pink would be better for a girl.

  3. Looks like there is a little bit of pink in that plaid...maybe just add a bit more?! Love the roosters!

  4. The rooster mats will look nice. I made a towel with that fabric.


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