Monday, February 24, 2020

Design Wall Monday - February 24, 2020

My February UFO is ready to send to the machine quilter, and I have one more week left in the month!  Yeah me!  Here is the completed quilt top on the design wall:


Since I had an extra week before a March UFO, I pulled out an embroidery basket project that I’d only finished two blocks for.  I am pleased to report that I have three finished now, and #4 is almost complete.  These baskets are old patterns from the 1930s I think.  I like these baskets because each one has a lot of French knots, and I like to make them.  Here are the 2 that I worked on last week:

#3


#4


The basket handle is embroidered with a stitch that is new to me.  It is called a basket stitch and I thought it appropriate to use on this basket handle and edge.  The tutorial I used is here .  I love to learn new things, and the internet is such a great tool.

What have you been working on?  Please link up and show us, and no you don’t really have to have a design board!  My only request is that you have a link back to this particular post included in your blog post.  Thank you.

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21 comments:

  1. What a gorgeous quilt! Congratulations on your finish. Love those baskets.

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  2. I really love your red quilt, but so much work!

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  3. Congratulations, it's a beautiful quilt!

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  4. Lovely embroideries--I like the old fashioned baskets, too...Your quilt turned out beautifully nice work hugs, Julierose

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  5. The completed BH design is gorgeous! Very fun embroidery blocks. They do have that "old time" feel to them. Enjoy your stitching time this week.

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  6. you can tell those embroidery's are old patterns for sure - my grandma had plenty like that for sure. Love the Red quilt!!

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  7. Super-stunning quilt! Just gorgeous. Is there a pattern or kit available anywhere. This quilt is a keeper, for sure!

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  8. ...as a follow-up...I'm re-reading your February posts regarding this UFO....I've got a large number of ufo's but none as pretty as this one!

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  9. Congratulations on your finish, the quilt is stunning! I like your basket blocks too, they have a familiar look and I wonder if I have some pillow cases made by my great gran with at least one of the baskets on them.

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  10. Love your border on Talking Turkey. Must remember or is this the border Bonnie suggested?

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  11. Your red/white quilt is stunning! I love it. Nothing new on my design wall this week to show.

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  12. The hst's were a stunning addition to an already beautiful quilt. Love the embroidery blocks. Thank you for the linky party.

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  13. That red/white quilt top is fabulous and the 1930's embroidery is just a fun reminder of work my grandmother might have done. :)

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  14. Beautiful job on your Turkey Tracks! I just found the issue of Quiltmaker that has that block by Bonnie in it. Love the embroidery. I am between embroidery projects and am itching to get started again.

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  15. What a gorgeous top!!! It will be stunning when done.

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  16. What an interesting stitch, thank you for the link.

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  17. Your quilt top is fabulous, love all the reds! Great embroidery blocks too - will they all come together into a quilt top?

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