Saturday, March 17, 2012

Happy National Quilting Day & Happy St. Patrick's Day

A fun day to celebrate!  I actually got lots of sewing time in last night and today.  Hooray sewing time.  I went to my Silver Thimbles Quilt Club after work yesterday and for my usual time today and worked on the "T is for Thelma" Schnibble for this month's Another Year of Schnibbles. (the real pattern name is "Bibelot" but it is now and forever "T is for Thelma" to me)

Here are a couple of green T's  

As for St. Patrick's Day, we have been eating corned beef, cabbage, & potatoes all week thanks to S. It's one of the handful or so of dinners he makes and it is great.

Even more great is a finished quilt top!  I braved the pollen today to get a photo of my "Chocolate Raspberry Truffle" quilt top outside so the colors would show (and the cats would not).  The fabric is "Maison de Garance" by French General for Moda and the pattern is "Raspberry Ripple" from the book Layer Cake, Jelly Roll and Charm Quilts by Nicky & Pam Lintott.


I need to dig through the stash for some French General yardage so I can piece a scrappy back and send this off for quilting.

I hope everyone had a great two-holiday day and you all got to sew with some green fabric.



5 comments:

Carol said...

Gretchen your quilt is awesome! LOVE it! Oh the pollen here is crazy too.

*karendianne. said...

I'm so psyched you had such a great day. You're blocks are intriguing and you quilting is stunning. Love what you've done with that fabric. Yummy!

Karin said...

Had so much with you yesterday. And love your chocolate rasberry quilt...yum. Too bad next Thimbles is so far away!

Karin said...

Had so much with you yesterday. And love your chocolate rasberry quilt...yum. Too bad next Thimbles is so far away!

Thelma said...

That Maison de Garance makes beautiful quilts, as is yours! Great Job, I love the pattern. I've started my "T Stands for Thelma" too! I'm going scrappy reds. I recognize 9 Dots, are you going scrappy green or scrappy 9 Dots? I hope this month's Schnibbles parade is the best ever, how could it not be!!