Friday, January 29, 2016

Rainbow Coin Quilt

This small quilt, 28.25 in x 35 in, was machine pieced and quilted.  It was made using the rainbow colored fabrics from a 5 in square sample package.  The coins are 1 in x 4 in
 These next two photos are to show the quilting.

 Here is the back.
 This photo shows the quilt detail a little better.

Friday, January 22, 2016

Haverfordwest Reversible Blanket -- WIP

I started knitting this afghan just after Christmas.  I'm a bit more than half way done.  The pattern is Haverfordwest Reversible Blanket by John Lloy.  The yarn is Plymouth Yarn Encore Chunky in ecru.  This one is for me.

Friday, January 15, 2016

First Finished Quilt of the Year

Started this quilt in December 2015 and finished just after the first of the year.  It is machine pieced and quilted.  It measures approx 40 in X 51.5 in.  I haven't yet decided who will get this quilt.
The next few photos show some of the details.  In this section can be found eggs, spools of threads, a pink poodle,  and words like fun, haunt, and creep.
 In this one -- fireworks, a cat, a couple, faces, and Arkansas basketball.
 In this one carolers, dogs, car fender, and a motorcycle.
 This is the back.  It is pieced with the center being an old linen calendar from 1958.

Friday, January 8, 2016

Seven More Hats

All these were knit last year but not yet featured here. The first two hats (first three photos) were knit using the pattern Techno Hat by Colleen Powley.  The yarn for the first one is  Creative Melange Chunky by Rico Design.

 The yarn for this one is Charisma by Loops & Threads.
 The pattern for this white hat is Hermione Hearts Ron by Christy Aylesworth. The yarn is HiKoo by skacel Simplicity.
 These next two photos are of three hats made using leftovers from other hats with basic hat pattern.  A crocheted rose and a pompom added to two of them.

The last three photos are of a hat knit using the pattern Lace Tam by Lois Young.  The yarn is Crystal Palace Yarns Sausalito.  This photo is from the top.  
 This photo is from the underside.
 This one from the side.

Friday, January 1, 2016

Scrappy Coin Quilt

This scrappy coin quilt is machine pieced and quilted.  It measures approx 37 in X 52.5 in.  I donated it to the Alzheimer Quilt Project.
 These next two photos show some of the fabrics used.

 The back is pieced featuring an old fabric calendar from 1975.

Happy New Year!