Friday, January 15, 2016

Some Valentine Quilt Sewing Happening Here

With the Nuts About ? Blog Hop coming soon, I've been busy creating ideas in my head
and finally sewing something together. I can tell you it will be a Valentine quilt, but I can't tell 
you what I'm nuts about or show you what I'm sewing for the hop. Not until February 5th anyway.
Besides, I'm nuts about too many things to list them all here!

I can show you a little snippet, though.


I'm using First Crush by Sweetwater for Moda fabrics. Such fun fabrics!
I bought them at Quilted Works...one of my favorite local stores.
 Appliqueing those hearts with Therm-O-Web's Heat N Bond Lite adhesive
was just the best ever. I love how the back peels off so easy!

HeatnBond Lite

I've also started gathering fabrics for In My Garden Blog Hop. I'll be using fabrics
from the Riley Blake basics. I'm going with some funky colors for this project. Fun!


As for the weather...
We had about 10 flakes of snow here (okay, maybe a few more) but nothing stuck to the ground.
Guess I won't be building a snowman today so I'll go sew. Sounds good to me!

15 comments:

Scrapatches said...

<3 Love the hearts! <3

Your In Our Garden BOM fabrics are so bright and beautiful ... looking forward to seeing your blocks ...:) Pat

krislovesfabric said...

Raining here but supposed to switch to snow tonight...love your Riley Blake fabrics :) Your garden will be beautiful!

Carla said...

I'm nuts over all those pretty fabrics. I can't wait to see what comes out of your sewing laboratory....

Lesley said...

The picture of your little snippet is adorable...great fabrics there!

Rosa said...

Can´t wait to see your block finished!

Martha said...

Could you share info about the In My Garden Blog Hop. When does it start, what site can we find the patterns, etc. Sounds like a fun thing to be involved in.

Carol S. said...

Martha, You are a no-reply blogger so I couldn't email you an answer. If you check back here, the blog with the info is Sew Incredibly Crazy. Here's the link to the post about In My Garden: http://sewincrediblycrazy.blogspot.com/2015/12/exciting-news-in-our-garden-hop.html

Needled Mom said...

I love the heart, Carol, and can't wait to see the finish. You are off to a great start this year.

allthingzsewn said...

I'm anxious to see all the nuts. And the heart is cute.

Vickie said...

Cute stuff Girlfriend !

Dollandesign said...

What a wonderful heart!

Dollandesign

Marian said...

I can't wait to see what's happening with that heart, and the fabric choices for In The Garden look pretty fun, that's going to make for a really interesting block.. oh the waiting.. I need more patience.. :)

Createology said...

Hearts are always classic and Valentine's is a perfect time for hearts. Great fun and different fabrics for your Garden Hop. I am intrigued and will stay tuned. Creative Bliss Dear...

Siouxzq64@gmail.com said...

I love the fabrics in your hearts. Can't wait to see the gorgeous things you will create for the blog hops.

Lorna McMahon said...

You big teaser! That heart project sure does look sweet. I am so looking forward to the BIG reveal!