The borders went on:
Here's the fabric for the back:
Here's my choice of fabric for the binding:
TWO boxes arrived in the mail today! I LOVE the postman!! He brought me a "Quilter's World" magazine, too...what a nice guy!
My blogger friend Kate sent me a beautiful Debbie Mumm book with two adorable fabrics from a quilt she had made from the book. I had made a comment on her blog that my Mother's favorite thing of all are lighthouses and the quilt Kate was creating had that very thing - I mentioned that on my post on her blog a couple of months ago and she e-mailed me back to tell me that she would send me what she had left over. When she finished her beautiful quilt, she sent me all this - what a lovely thing to do - thank you very much, Kate!
And I WON all these beautiful goodies from my blogging buddy CeLynn - thank you sew much!! You two gals sure brightened my day - especially since it started out raining, then snowing - thank you!!
After attending the new movie "Water for Elephants" - which is absolutely fabulous - with my DD this afternoon, we stopped in to peek in an antique shop and I scored this find...$5.50 for a Queen sized, never-been used vintage sheet - I see the back of a future quilt here!
Then, my DD and I popped over to JoAnn Fabrics and found these...
|FREE pattern by Alexander Anderson for AccuQuilt|
and Quilting Notions were half price, plus I had my 15% off the total order teacher's card...
I plan to make a quilt label for my DD's graduation quilt with this special "Quilt Label Fabric"...
I found this for 88 cents and put the 40% off Sulky threads for FMQ in it:
Please see the FMQ Challenge blog for more info and to "follow" to see what happens these next fourteen days....
Here's my FMQ Day 1 post:
My muslin practice sandwich for free-motion quilting for Day 1:
The back was done in black so it would be easier to see in a photograph:
Free motion without a design on the fabric seemed easier to me - I just love the "daisy" with the yellow and brown variegated Sulky thread.
I'm keeping my FMQ blog posts and projects in a three-ring binder for future reference:
I have a terrible memory and need to always make detailed notes.
That was my day - thanks for stopping by!
I appreciate your comments :-)