Friday, August 29, 2014

Hawaii Sunset is a Flimsy--Cue the Singing Angels!

 I spent some hours today making the other three borders for Hawaii Sunset and then tonight I managed to get them all attached!  The pictures are not great but I could not wait to get some and call this one done!




 So happy that Jo got me started and Amy, Andra and Angela were willing to join me in making one!  It was great fun--now that it is done!  I am astonished that I was able to do this one with magazine directions, I think I might finally be an intermediate quilter, lol!

 Kathy is coming along on her Jelly Bean block for Wanderlust.  This is a Bonnie Hunter pattern from Quiltmaker--my favorite quilting magazine.  She did not screw up the part I thought she did...she just has the center star to go.  Really super cute block!
Tonight we went to the Nimble Thimbles (and two other guilds too) Barn Quilts presentation.  The door prize was this cool metalwork quilt block!  Suzi Parron (who wrote the first book on Barn Quilts) was the speaker and she was great.  She is working on her second book on the topic now.  She showed us quite a slide show and I loved the "I'm Lovin it" quilt block on the side of a McDonalds which was really unique.  I could not find a picture of it online so I guess we have to wait for the next book to see it again!
Here is Suzi, she signed my book for me! 

9 comments:

Scrappy quilter said...

Beautiful quilt.

scraphappy said...

Huge Wooohooooo. Congratulations

Sheila said...

This quilt is AWESOME! I love it.

Gina said...

Love the quilt. You can definitely call yourself an advanced intermediate after making that one xxx

Sue G said...

What a great looking quilt and Kathy's block is looking awesome!

bunbear said...

the quilt is gorgeous! wow!

Quilter Kathy said...

Congrats on an amazing finish! What a complex quilt pattern... I'd say you are at the advanced level now!

Vivian said...

I'm a first-time visitor to your blog. I spotted the thumbnail of your flimsy and had to drop by. Your top is wonderful! and your timing is interesting. This week I found my copy of those instructions that I'd pulled from the old magazine some time ago. Wish I'd seen your group efforts sooner. I might have joined in.
How fun to have attended Suzi's talk in person. I've followed her blog and her projects for quite some time. She's so dedicated.

Amy said...

EXCELLENT!!!!
Such a beauty to have crossed off our bucket lists :)