Monday, March 6, 2017

Neatly Stacked

Neatly Stacked
I love the color combination in this quilt, and of course, the cat prints! The fabric is a 10” square sampler collection called Cat Lady, from Connecting Threads. I cut cream squares, sashing and borders, then used a quickie method of sewing and slashing to make the large half square triangle blocks. It went together like a dream: I cut, sewed and quilted this 42” x 52” wall hanging in about 8 hours.

This quilt was finished in 2016, just before Christmas. According to my sewing log, I completed 27 quilt projects last year, eight of them in November and December. My new Janome sewing machine has been getting quite a workout, and I love to sew on her!

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Never underestimate the power
of a woman with a sewing machine.

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If anyone ever tells me 
that I have enough fabric 
and don't need any more, 
I will stop talking to them. 
 I don't need that kind 
of negativity in my life!

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