I posted in December about these Jelly Roll Star quilts that were a class offered by a local quilt store. I was able to get in on a class this past Saturday.

I have all my blocks together and hope to assemble the quilt top tomorrow on my day off.

I also finished the appliquing of a new snowman quilt.

Now to get the embroidery bits finished. 

I also got the last fabrics I was waiting for to make a quilt for Boy1.
I'm excited about making an all solids quilt and even more that we are using Grunge solids.

Maybe I'll get one of these finished this week!

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January 2011. 
That's when the Birdie Stitchery started.

And January 2016 is when mine was finally completed.

I debated about making the white a skinny border and adding a larger border of the binding print. I even had the print half sewn on when I pulled it off and went with the white only.

I love the whimsical feel to these blocks.

I changed my mind three times on what fabric line to use for the jelly roll lol. 
I love the fabric I finally went with. I can't remember the name; Sea something or other.

I couldn't decide how to quilt it so I went simple and used one of my favorites, Flirtatious.

This leaves one more lonely UFO for me to finish off this year. And it's an old one; going on close to 14yrs now! I'll keep you posted. 

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I was rearranging my quilts the other day when I realized I never blogged this fall themed quilt.

I wanted a new quilt for the table that was fallish but not totally fall. Make sense?

quilted with Flirtatious Leaves 

I absolutely love the mustard binding.

The colours are so rich and vibrant.
I love the blue block with the stripes.

The quilting disappears into the quilt top but it was a great choice for this quilt.

I've done some repainting since I made this quilt and I love how it looks with the new room colours. Would it be wrong to leave it out now? lol

is there anybody out there?

hello!! Took a wee little blog break without planning on it. But I was using my time wisely. I have kicked 2016 on a crazy sewing/quilting binge and have completed 6 quilts tops!

This first quilt kicked everything off.

This is my Birdie Stitchery quilt that I started back in January 2011(catch up on all my related posts here). I last touched this quilt March 2013 making this my second oldest UFO. Well, not anymore.
Within a day of sewing, I had this finished. I can't believe I had it sitting for that long and a short day of sewing was all it needed.

Next, a baby quilt kit that I caught on a half price sale.

Super cute! And it will be ready for baby next month.

A plus quilt has been on my 'want to do' list for a while now.

I can see a few more of these in my future. So fun to do.

I had another quilt planned to start but while playing on Instagram on night I saw a quilt top and the next day...

I'm at a lost to quilt this and hope to get it finished for Valentine's Day.

Once that was finished, I started another First Crush quilt.

I didn't get a picture of the finished top but I loves it.
I even snuck another finished top in at work and got it quilted; have the binding to finish and I can show it too.

And I'm almost quilt top #7. At this rate I'll finish more quilts in the first month of this year than I did in all 2015 ;)

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hello, hello! happy new year! I didn't mean to complete abandon the blog over Christmas but school ended and we jumped full steam ahead into Christmas fun.

Like I have previously said, I made one gift this year for Christmas(and I don't think I even got a picture of the finished quilt lol). I did get a few new things done for me though.

I really wanted a new Christmas quilt; last year I had drooled over Kate Spain's Solstice line and I was thrilled to find some for this year.

The pattern is called Ribbon Star from Missouri Star Quilts(tutorial can be found here).
I didn't make the quilt exactly, I left the sashing out; I wanted the quilt to be a certain size.

I didn't want to go with a Christmas panto for the quilting so I went with one that was similar to the print in the fabrics called Antique Lace.

The quilt has such great movement to it. I might have to make another!

I ended up having almost half a jelly roll left when I finished so I made up a table runner.

Super cute and super simple.

I went with a meander just so I could get it quilted quickly and because I couldn't decide what else to do lol.

I even had enough blocks to make a second one of these. Which I plan on quilting today soon as I make it into work that is :)

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