Flower Wall Hanging

I made this wall hanging for a swap. The theme was flowers. I pondered what to do. I knew I wanted  to do something different. This is what I came up with. I appliquéd the vase on using steam light and then satin stitched the edge. I wanted a plain color for the vase. Now I wish I would of done some fancy stitching on the vase. It seems so blah. I stitched the flowers on and then glued buttons or beads for the center of the flowers. The binding was the inspiration for the project. I had a small amount of this flower fabric. It is modern with big flowers. I pulled the colors of the flowers from the print. The finished wall hanging measures about 24 inches squares. I free motion quilted in the background space with a leaf pattern.

Cardinal Wall Hanging

I made this wall hanging for a swap on My Quilting Buddies. The theme was bird/birdhouse. I found the bird panel on ebay and fell in love with it. I just love cardinals and sunflowers. I so wanted to keep it for myself. I used some multi colored thread to quilt the leaves, around the bird, colander, and the bird house.

I also finished this UFO table runner.

True Blue Log Cabin Quilt Pattern

I wrote the instructions this morning for this quilt. This would make a great lap quilt for someone in the military or a baby quilt.If you can’t download these email me and I can send them to you in a .doc format. holly@fabricmom.com

DOWN LOADABLE: True Blue Log Cabin Quilt Pattern (PDF)

Mini Art Quilt

I made this mini art quilt for a swap on Swap-Bot. The swap was for beginners. I decided to use a fall colors and add a silk flower to it. I’m not sure why, but this has become something I like to do. Maybe because I have a bag full of silk flower cast offs from where I used to work. I was going to make a quilt with them and just haven’t gotten around to it.

The finished quilt is about 6 1/2 inches square. I used black thread to add some detail to the leaves in the nine patch blocks.

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Quilting Gallery’s Summertime Mini Quilt Swap

Here is my mini quilt for the Summertime Mini Quilt Swap. My friend Laura showed me a pattern on how to do a stained glass quilt. So I made up my own design. It turned out ok. So imagine you are looking out a stained glass window. This is what you see. LOL.

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This is with a flash. The blue batik is a little darker.

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No flash here. Here are some close ups of the free motion quilting.And please remember I am new to free motion so be kind. :)

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I tried to make it look like abstract waves. I used black and blue thread.

Don’t forget to leave me a comment for the 400th give away HERE.

400th Post Give Away

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It is hard to believe I have made 400 posts on FabricMom already. Where has the time gone? In honor of this achievement I am having a giveaway. Up for grabs is a mini quilt made by me using the depression block. It is about 12 1/2 inches square. A pincushion made by me and 15 four inch 100% cotton fabric charms in pastel colors.

To enter leave me a comment on this post. You can also blog about my giveaway on your site for an extra entry. Make sure you leave a separate post for this. And one more way is to tweet about my giveaway. So you can have 3 entries. Happy sewing and good luck.

I will draw a name on September 2nd. That is two weeks from today.