Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Be Mine.....





a simple Valentine Quilt......

for heart blocks cut 2" wide strips of muslin and red, sew together, subcut into 2" pieces......
cut red 2" x 3&1/2" pieces, sew to left side of muslin and red section.....
muslin squares cut 3&1/2"......
for side triangles cut 5&1/2" squares, cut diagonally twice....
for corners cut 3&1/2" squares, cut diagonally once.....






all my love......

Saturday, January 3, 2015

American Patchwork and Quilting radio show.....

on Monday January 5 I have been invited to chat live with Pat Sloan, host of American Patchwork and Quilting......
the show times are 4pm Eastern, 3pm Central, 2pm Mountain and 1pm Pacific
I will be chatting and sharing the whys and hows of my primitive style of quilting......I would love for you to tune in on your computer, itunes or you can download to a player.....
the link for the podcast is in the post below......

http://www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

peppermint sticks.....



a simple little holiday quilt......
cutting.....
for peppermint sticks~ 1&1/2" x 3&1/2" pieces, fifteen per row.....
muslin~ sashing between rows 2&1/2" x 15&1/2"
top and bottom border 3"x 13&/2"
side borders 2" x 20&1/2"

I featherstitched with green floss on either side of peppermint stick rows......



enjoy.....

Sunday, November 30, 2014

A Primitive Christmas Blog Hop....

sharing with all a Wool Gingerbread Penny Rug.....







and a recipe for some cute Gingerbread Cookies......
roll it.....


cut it.....



sniff it!?!



and decorate to your hearts content.....







and lastly enjoy!





these things make me merry.....
Advent Calendar, Bows, Candy Canes, Drummer Boy, Evergreens, Fa La La La, Gingerbread, Ho Ho Ho, Icicles, Jingle Bells, Kissing under the Mistletoe, Lists, Mulled Wine, Nativity, Ornaments, Pretty Packages, Quilts, Rejoicing, Tinsel, Unwrapping pretty packages, Visiting Family & Friends, Wrapping Paper, Xmas Caroles, Yule Log.....
Merry Christmas to all and to all a Good Night zzzzzz......

enjoy..... cheri

you will find the templates for wool rug and recipe in the post below......
template pieces for Wool Gingerbread Penny Rug.....
1/2 of penny rug, trace two sides to make a whole.....
 
all applique stitched down with a primitive overcast stitch, using 3 strands of DMC floss.....
French knots for eyes & buttons.....
backstitch candy cane stripes.....

to print.... right click on picture, save as jpg file on your computer, then right click and select print.....

Sunday, November 9, 2014

a crafting weekend.....

talked my hubby into spending the weekend with me making some of my holiday decorating wants inspired by Pintrest.....
we made all of these projects this weekend, enjoying every minute of it.....
recycled wood, funnel and rolling pin trees.....













stars made of recycled wood and cement......





and some cute wood presents.....



enjoy I know I did......

Saturday, November 8, 2014

A Primitive Christmas Blog Hop



mark your calendars.....
for a holiday themed projects blog hop including these awesome designers....
Lisa Bongean
Debbie Busby
Meg Hawkey
Pam Buda
Lori Belchin
Kathy Schmitz
Gail Pan
Tracy Souza
Ali Strebel
Blackberry Primitive Gals
Jeni Gaston
Stacy West
and me.....I will be starting off on December 1st

enjoy.....

Friday, October 31, 2014