In between wrapping presents and fabric shopping she purchased an Accuquilt and wasted no time delving into HSTs! By utilizing her design wall she was able to
In addition to sewing to her heart's content she popped off the cover plate on her machine to find a ... mountain of lint!
This is a good reminder for all of us to examine the insides of our machine and possibly do some vacuuming :)
Even though Cheryl recently joined the guild she already has quite a few modern quilt tops finished! Her first top features HSTs (we do love triangles!) and a gray background.
She is currently working on a quilt top with Kona Oyster as the background. I am smitten with using neutral colors for backgrounds other than white. There are some great options out there! Don't you love the blue with the oyster color?
And a recent finish is a bright and colorful quilt. You can find this pattern in the book "Modern Basics." And check out the swirly quilting!!
Even though this quilt was technically finished a few months ago I just recently gave this quilt to its new owner. I made this for my friends who added a little boy to their family at the beginning of December. I couldn't be happier and love the vikings!
In addition I'm finishing up this purple quilt. In case you were wondering the front of the quilt is
foundation paper pieced - my current obsession!
While she may not have much time to make handmade items, the ones she shows us are beautifully done! Wanting to upgrade Levin's stocking from a plastic bag last year she set out to make patchwork stockings for her daughter and son. She even hand embroidered the names on their stockings!
As for fabric, well Alice always has a great selection. Here are a few of her latest additions: