Saturday, April 16, 2011

Just 15 Minutes a Day

A very nice lady, on one of the yahoo groups that I subscribe too, challenged us to sew 15 minutes a day.  For me this was a no brainer since I sew every day with a rare exception.  So I decided that I would do a 15 minute a day project.  I have this quilt that I wanted to hand quilt so I thought what a great opportunity.

Trick or Treat Rotated I had already started, but it was put aside for another project.  So this way I will have it done in time for fall decorating.  Why don’t you challenge yourself to 15 minutes a day on a project.  And be sure that you let me know of your progress.

As you know from my last post I also enjoy stitchery so I wanted to show you a new project that I received in the mail a few days ago.

Round BoxThis is a Shepherds Bush Design and I ordered it directly from them.  The box is sold separately.   The box is hinged and lined.  I thought it would make a great gift  - maybe for some lucky Mother on her special day, or to keep for yourself.

Mr. Quilts just stuck his head in the door and said “mail’s here – nothing much except a Primitive magazine” little does he know I have been watching the mail every day for this.  LOL

Primitive Quilts

I don’t know about you but I am so bored with the quilting magazines on the newsstands today.  With the exception of Quiltmania.  But I think I am going to really enjoy this one.  There is very little advertising and the projects look to be very nice.  So if you like the looks of primitive quilts and darker fabrics you might want to check it out.  I subscribed here.

I almost forgot to show you my newest finish.  It is called Baby Rose and was a project from Jo Morton’s Little Women Club.  I am pleased with the way it turned out and am anxious to display it.Baby Rose

Don’t forget about your 15 minutes a day!

Until next time….



Dorothy said...

I think sewing every day is a great idea. Why limit to 15mins.

Dawn said...

I accept that challenge! 15 minutes a day minimum hand quilting on my scrappy pink strippy. Will keep you posted.
Baby Rose is beautiful - rich in color, and you know how I feel about the Shepards Bush projects - you lucky girl.

Linda said...

Pat, Your baskets quilt is so beautiful! I love how you've scattered some nine patches in there, too. It's kind of like a treasure hunt. And those rich, soothing colors are just the best.

What size are the basket blocks? And the whole quilt?

To Dorothy: The 15 minutes is just to get us started. Usually we can go much longer once we get started :)

Wendy said...

I sew almost every day, but I like the "15 minute" project. I must try that. I was so thrilled to get my primitive magazine. Your baby rose is stunning, I just finished mine and it's waiting to be quilted.