Tuesday, November 6, 2012

MY OWN PERSONAL SWEAT SHOP!

Judy from Sew Fun Quilts contacted me last week about making Disappearing 4-Patches for the Sandy Victims.

 Then Pat from Artfully Oogleglebloops posted her blocks on facebook and well....I figured I should get busy and make some. So here are mine.It really doesn't take much time at all....so Can Your Spare some TIME?

As I had mentioned I am helping with the Day of Service this Saturday for our church. Here I have seven fleece blankets, they are cut to size but now I have to cut the fringe.

As you can see, I have one fringe cut already. Underneath you can see the 3 quilts I showed already. I bound them yesterday and the ladies will tie them.
I was going to take two machines and have a few people stitch in the ditch but one is in the shop. Get this, I sent it in for bad tension, he called and asked if the machine was broke. I told him no, just the tension. He said it won't work now, he must have put it back together wrong. I am thinking "WHAT!!!!"   The outcome of this will be interesting to say the least.


Did I mention that I am going to go vote today???  

16 comments:

  1. Your Disappearing Nine Patch are very pretty. Hope the repair man gets your machine fixed quickly.

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  2. wonderful of you to help with the quilt blocks
    i sure hope your machine gets well and out of the hospital soon.
    I am working on making as many blocks as I can until Friday and then I will mail them.
    hugs from south Louisiana
    beebee

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  3. Gracious -- that's not a call you want to get, is it?! I'm voting today, too!! Whoohoo!! :)

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  4. You are a busy bee. I am also working on my disappering 4 patch for Sandy victims and trying to get a little help from my friends. What's up with the machine? Did he break it?

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  5. This is why they say if you stitch fast enough it counts as aerobic exercise! You are one busy lady.

    SewCalGal
    www.sewcalgal.blogspot.com

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  6. Yup, already sent my blocks to Erin.

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  7. That's great that you are helping the Sandy victims. HOpe your machine works out ok. Maybe he'll have to give you a new one if he broke it!

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  8. Same here with the dis.4patch, I'm making them with bigger blocks, all in Xmas fabrics.

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  9. Love your blocks. I sent four in last week.

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  10. Love your disappearing 4-patch! Super fun to make!

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  11. Hi Barb I hope you voted for right person who ever he may be because I sure don't know anymore. I tried to send money to the red cross at ABC yesterday on line but they wouldn't take it because I lived in Canada and I needed to put a State in box. Sometimes computers drive me crazy and I know I am to slow to make a quilt so I guess I will have to find another way to help. It makes me so sad to see and hear about all the families who have lost their homes. I often wonder how much of the money we give to they get. Blessings to all on your election day I pray the right person will get in.

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  12. Love that disappearing four patch--I need to get busy and send something to Sandy folks too.

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  13. Barb ~ I just love this block. I have looked and cannot find any name for it though. Do you know it's name by chance?

    They look great. Have fun in your sweatshop. :)

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