Sunday, August 2, 2009

Charming Girls' Quilt Club August goals

Is it August already? This summer is really zipping by. I swear! Well, this will probably be the last month I will be able to complete more than one big project as it marks the end of my vacation. Rats! I had so many projects I wanted to get done this summer and most of them are still sitting around here. As Buddy would say...Good Grief!

Project #1- A baby quilt top

My friend is having twins. I am so tickled for her. I already have 1 baby girl top done, so I am making a second this month. I decided to do similar shapes (squares) similar colors, but make each quilt unique. I am following the pattern Crazy 8's for this one.

Project #2- quilt and bind this pinwheels quilts

Finally...some you remember I made this quilt last summer for a friend who lost her mother. Then my husband's job went a bit touchy and I never got it to the quilter. Then I wanted to do several practice runs of stippling before I touched this one as it meant too much to me. I was quite pleased with the house quilt, so I feel I am ready now to give it a go.

Project #3- (hopefully) another baby quilt top

My friend, Tiffany, is having a baby this month and she didn't find out the gender of the baby. I hope to get a quilt top done for the baby once I know the gender. SO, this one is a mystery quilt as of right now. She is due to have C section on the 15th...so this quilt may get done this month and it may wait until September. But, I hope to get the top done this month.

14 comments:

limpingalong said...

Love the new fabric. Hope you let us see the finished product!

Carla said...

The fabric is nice and I love the quilt.

Carin said...

great quilt! the fabric should make a beautiful baby quilt.

Thimbleanna said...

Love all those pretty pink fabrics. Looks like you're going to have to squeeze some fun projects into the month -- it will be gone before we know it!

The Quilt Buddy said...

Hey Kris!

Wow! I can't wait to see all of your completed projects! Those are going to be some really lucky babies.

I am also nervous about my quilting! I am afraid that I am going to ruin a beautiful quilt top. So I just practice and however my quilting turns out is how it is going to be. I just love the more homemade feel of quilting your own quilt top despite its flaws.

Keep on working!

Allie said...

Pretty fabric and quilt top! My gosh I can't believe all the projects everyone has lined up. I'd be glad to get ONE done, but everybody seems to have a lot!

Carol R. said...

Love those pink fabrics and the tad of yellow will make them pop! Can't wait to see them finished. Good Luck!

Carol said...

You're going to be very busy this month...great projects! Love the baby quilt fabric!

Heirlooms For You said...

Three baby quilts in 1 month how fun is that. I love baby quilts. Your pin wheel is beautiful. The colors what can I say? What a lucky friend you have to recieve it. Carol

PunkiePie said...

Solid list of goals. Good for you. I'm really liking that pinwheel quilt and I can't wait to see the pink baby quilt done!

CJ said...

I like that you are doing different quilts for the twins. That fabric combo is sweet! Now get that other quilt done for your friend already girl! If you can get those two projects out of the way fairly soon then as soon as you find out the gender of the baby you can SEW!!! :D

Michelle said...

I also love the pinks! I can't wait to see all the projects you get done this month.

Quilter Going Bananas said...

Oh such pretty pinks for a baby girl quilt! The pinwheels are nice too, good luck with quilting that one. It
was a great idea to practice your machine quilting with other projects first before quilting a special quilt

Kelly@ Charming Chatter said...

Lovely projects, Kris! The baby quilts are going to be so cute! The quilting always holds me up, too -- I think it's where I feel the least experienced. Anyhoo -- I'm rooting for you, and hope that the rest of your vacation is awesome before you head back to work!