Friday, November 21, 2008

Daddie's Ties are Momma's Now

As most of you whom follow my blog know, I had posted previoulsy the ties I had cut out from DH stash of ties he had accumulated. I also had two ties that belonged to my two youngest sons. Well the last day of the retreat in Wichita, Miss Carole taught us how to make the blocks for Daddie's Ties are Momma's Now quilt. I finally got my blocks stitched together,,,all by hand..only thing done with a machine was the zigzag stitching around the edge of the block to keep my fabric from fraying while I do the embroidery work. I can't wait to get started working on the lace on these fans. I may get to excited and do the lace before I do the seams. lol The very last block is the one I had done in class, I decided to use black silk dipioni instead of the cotton, so I will use that block for something else. I can't wait to get the stitchin done and get it all put together. I think I will do this quilt in handdyed fabrics too. I think it would look awesome.


















5 comments:

Susan said...

The blocks look great! I can see you have a *lot* of work ahead of you. Maybe all those things we've been practicing will come in handy here. =) I will be interested to see what you do for the seam challenge this week, too.

Jeanne said...

Very nice blocks, Thelma. Your work is so neat , so perfect"I love the colours you used.and the harmony between plain fabrics and printed fabrics.
Happy stitching!

Karen said...

These look really good Thelma, it's going to turn out great.

gocrazywithme said...

You are so lucky to have a class with Carole Samples, and it looks like you made good use of her teaching! Beautiful blocks and this will be a family treasure someday.

Thelma said...

Thank you all for your wonderful compliments. Don't know how long it will take me to get them done, but cant wait to see the finished results.