Monday, September 17, 2018

Design Wall Monday - September 17, 2018

This week I picked up this quilt from my longarm machine quilter.  It's a quilt that I've blogged about before.  Read my first post ( Here )   Named "Hearts and Apron Strings".

The quilt is designed by Sharon Schamber and the directions were in a series of Quiltmaker's Newsletter Magazines fourteen years ago.  I am so glad it is getting finished.  





The quilt was started by someone else, and is being finished by me.  I still have the binding to put on it.

We have had company most of the week, and I've been taking care of a neighbor's dog, plus training our own puppy......so not much being worked on in the quilt room.  This cartoon made me laugh this week, so true for me....



Every week I think I will have more time to look at all of the linked blogs, and comment on all your projects, and I don't.  I failed greatly this past week, and I am sorry.  I will try again this coming week.

Please show everyone what you are working on, and what is on your design wall this Monday.  It's open to anyone with a quilting blog, to link up and let us in on your progress.  All I ask is that you link back to this particular blog post somewhere within your blog post.  Thanks!





12 comments:

  1. I've always thought this quilt was a lovely pattern. The quilt turned out beautiful! Have a great week, see you in 5 weeks!

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  2. Hearts and Apron Strings is beautiful. It definitely deserves to be a finished quilt. Do you get to keep it or does it go to live with someone else? Hope you have more time for stitching this week.

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  3. The quilt is lovely, Judy. Kudos to you for rescuing it and getting it finished. I miss Quilter's Newsletter, especially the 1990's editions. As for that feeling of tidying/finishing? It doesn't occur to me very often!

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  4. P.S. About blog-reading -- I have an informal goal of clicking on and commenting on six posts per link up. I don't always manage to do it, but I try. I appreciate comments on my posts, so I try to do the same.

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  5. I am glad I actually posted something this week....I am very behind in blog reading....The quilt finished out beautifully!

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  6. that is so pretty Judy, I remember hounding you to hound Bonnie for the pattern for me. And then I couldn't figure out the directions. My on the go in the 5th wheel is a blooming nine patch in 30's. Too hot down here in the south (Mississippi today) to get the machine out and sit at the picnic table. :)

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  7. Sweet, old-fashioned quilt. I love the scalloped border.
    A clean sewing room? Not on my horizon...

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  8. A lovely quilt. I can only imagine the challenge of finishing a quilt begun by someone else. Great job! I always enjoy seeing your work. It is very inspirational. Even though I am posting today, I looked earlier at all the linkups at the time posted at my earlier visits and there were absolute stunners and very interesting projects. I can spend loads of time looking and admiring. Thanks for sharing your inspiration and that of others, too. I always think of Penny Lane. I'm still contemplating a service dog - it'll be at least next summer as plans are now. I appreciate your kind input.

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  9. Hearts and Strings is GORGEOUS!!! I remember seeing that one in QNM! Congratulations!

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