Sunday, April 1, 2012

NO PICTURES TODAY

…..AND YOU ARE SAYING…..”NO PICTURES”….IF YOU ARE LIKE ME, YOU READ BY THE PICTURES. Pictures keep my interest…..

SOME INFO FOR THE NEXT FEW WEEKS

Tomorrow starts the QOV (quilt of Valor) blog hop sponsored by Marjorie.

I am the first out of the gate so be sure to stop by.

THEN

Tuesday 4-3-2012

Gene Black, An Alabama Artist and Quilter

http://blog.geneblack.com/


Wednesday 4-4-2012

Marjorie Busby

http://b-quilts.com/blog


Thursday 4-5-2012

Marilyn Lewis

http://northhillsquilter.blogspot.com/


Friday 4-6-2012

Marjorie

http://b-quilts.com/blog Marjorie is going to post on her blog all kinds of ideas for QOV quilts, sizes, designs, and patterns….so be sure to stop by her blog often. She has already started with a rail fence and a few layouts.

There will be prizes on the blog level and then one grand prize of a Go Baby and Five dies (for those who submit squares, tops, or completed quilts)

HOPE you join us.

Later I am going to release another round topper….maybe by the time I get my fill of these toppers I will have enough for each month?????

AND

This is a big AND…….in May, Caroll from Attic Shop Window (http://westmichquilter.blogspot.com/) and I are going to release a pattern for you every two weeks. We are going to call this BMB, bi-monthly block. Caroll is also showing her blocks in redwork...this should be fun, I saw hers and they are awesome.

This is going to be a Christmas quilt so you will need to get some background fabric. My sister has some in her store if you chose (www.inchwormfabrics.com)??? Nothing too overbearing.

You will also need lots of different browns. I used my scraps and a few fat quarters (which are breeding nicely in my scrap bend)…so no worries about cutting into them.

Maybe a few different colored Christmas scraps would be nice too. The biggest expense will be the background fabric.

My background fabric.

IMG_0720So I lied….one picture…(actually this picture is an after thought).

I also used some white fabric, so I am guessing you maybe need a yard of white (maybe a half yard), just depending on whether you want to put yours together like I have done. You can get that later.

I tried to do a button in photo bucket but it looks good but comes out different on my blog...will work on that and get back to you.



11 comments:

JustCindy said...

I can't wait to start your Christmas quilt. You can never have too many Christmas quilts.

wackywoman said...

There you are. Missed you. Looking forward to you QOV post.

Terry said...

Sounds like lots of fun! I can't wait! :0)

West Michigan Quilter said...

Oh, Barb, I'm glad you posted all the links. Glad also that you posted about the BWB in May. I'll get the same info on my blog. This is going to be so much fun!

Gene Black said...

Oops....the schedule is changed slightly. I am Tuesday and Marilyn is on Thursday.
Can't wait to see what you have done.

Anonymous said...

Oh, I've been waiting for the QOV, and now I'll be waiting for the BWB!

Susan said...

BTW, you left an s off your sister's shop url. I looked it up on google. =)

Allie said...

I cannot WAIT to see what you and Caroll have come up with!

Deanna said...

My word, woman. You have a lot going on. The Christmas quilt sounds intriguing and I certainly have a lot of brown scraps. And some Christmas fabric. And some background fabric (if you count white).

SewCal Gal said...

Very exciting news. I'm looking forward to all of it.

SewCalGal
www.sewcalgal.blogspot.com

Marjorie said...

That top is spectacular - I have to have that book!