Post Paducah High

Still feeling the glow created by all the beautiful quilts seen in Paducah.  Here is See Rock City by Julie who I was excited to meet up with at the show. 

Julie with See Rock City

See Rock CityJulie’s quilt is wonderful….better in person…..as you can tell it’s BIG!!!

And it’s DWM so here’s what’s up on mine, March and April’s First Saturday blocks.  We have two more months and then we’ll get suggested settings.  One we got a glimpse of Saturday had the bright blue & white HST’s continued into sashing and I think it will look quite nice.  Be sure to hop over to Judy’s DWM post to check out other projects in the works.

DWM 5-5-14 I finished sewing up these two tiny 4 1/2″ pp pineapple blocks….they may be the only ones I make, ever!

PPP BlocksI’ve been thrifting a bit & found some good light shirts.  I especially like the two pink ones on the left and the gold print in the middle.  The three shirts on the right have a beautiful hand to them. That’s what convinced me to get them, well that, and the $0.79/lb price 😉

Thrifted ShirtsA while back Bonnie Hunter mentioned that chocolate brown thrifted shirts are hard to find.  She’s absolutely right!  So I snagged this one immediately (if it doesn’t look chocolate brown, trust me it is ;-P).  Then I saw this blue/turquoise flower print…yum.

Thrifted Shirt and DressAnd check out these J Crew boxers!  They are the perfect weight, not thin, and have the softest feel.

Thrifted Map PieceSince I’ve not salvaged the fabric from my treasures, there is no change in my stash report 🙂  That’s my rule, not stash in until it’s stashed 😉

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Stash Report:

  • Fabric in: 0 yards
  • Fabric out: 0  
  • YTD Fabric in:  107,5 yards
  • YTD Fabric out: 49
  • Net Fabric In/(Out): 58.5 yards 

Happy Quilting, Cherie

2 thoughts on “Post Paducah High

  1. Love that big barn quilt. How fun to meet the maker too.
    I’ll never make any 4.5″ pineapple blocks so you are two ahead of me 🙂
    I think the thrifted shirt thing is so clever but I can see getting addicted to it quick!

  2. How fun to read your post this morning . . . we DID have a good time, didn’t we!

    Congrats on those little pineapples – I haven’t and probably won’t. :-}

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