Saturday, May 8, 2010

playing catch up.....

After being sick, I finally felt well enough to do some sewing...We hoped to have the interior of the trailer done last Sunday but that got put on hold....Today I finished the quilt top, made privacy curtains for the back where our bed will be and I made place mats. Don got the new tile in and hung curtain rods...We are almost there! It is really exciting to see it start to come together.
Here is the quilt top....






It is almost a queen size....I just randomly cut fabric strips and sewed them around the hankies....I didn't measure anything or try to make anything line up....I want a kind of a country look and I think I got it....I am hoping to have it quilted by Monday......Here are the place mats.....





I found the cowgirl fabric on clearance in Oregon and snagged it up...The two mats are stacked on top of each other but each one has different cowgirls....the outside fabric is leftover from the quilt.
Tomorrow I am going to make curtains and get them hung.....We are having a Mothers Day BBQ so it is going to be a busy day!

13 comments:

Debby said...

Hi Melinda, I am loving this quilt, so bright and beautiful.
Happy Mother's Day!
Debby

Julie Harward said...

You are a "go to town girl" aren't you?! You really get things done! I love this..the quilt top is so cute and I love the place mats too..just my style! Well, take time to enjoy the day tomorrow..HAPPY MOTHERS DAY to you! :D

Maria said...

I bet it is good to be feeling better Melinda.
Your quilt is really gorgeous, bright and happy.
Nice placemats too.
Will great to see the inside of the trailer when finished.

Enjoy Mothers Day.

Laura said...

It will be fanatasic your home on wheels. Great quilt and I love the cow girl fabric.

Patty said...

I love your quilt it is so cool! The place mats are adorable. Your going to have the coolest little camper around! Glad you're feeling better and enjoy you Mother's Day.

Robin (rsislandcrafts) said...

Your camper is going to be so adorable! Great colors in your new quilt. The cowgirls on the placemats are cute.

Hope you are having a wonderful Mother's Day!!

Jenny said...

Melinda, how cool. Love the quilt and the fabric on the placemats made me smile!

No worries today, my friend.

It is gonna be a good day, OK?

About Me said...

Glad that you are feeling better!

I can't wait to see a close up of the cowboy quilt! It looks darling and I love the idea of reusing the hankies.

Enjoy your BBQ and don't work too hard.

Jo said...

wow that camper is going to be so cute and vibrant! I just love the way the quilt is looking. I cant wait to see the finished project!

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

Glad to hear you are feeling better. That quilt is soooo colorful. The cowgirl material you used in the place mats made me laugh. Love your blog background, too. Looks like you've been busy, no matter how sick you've been.

purplepaint said...

Oh I love your quilt and placemats! I need to get off this computer and get some art done, I'm in the mood to sew today. :D

Yarni Gras! said...

GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!!! Love the place mats, yee haw!!!!!!!!

Elizabeth Golden said...

Love the quilt top! All the lovely colors.
The bunny is adorable by the way. I would be huggin that little thing all day!