Thursday, December 15, 2011

Finishing Some BOM

I can't believe that almost a year has gone by on some blocks of the month I started in January! It seems like yesterday.

This one is the EQ 2011 BOM. I can't show you the whole thing just yet, but it is all finished. It is a 35" x 41" wallhanging. The blocks are 6" each, and were fast and easy to make.

I am adding the final borders to the Granny's Hankie BOM. I will finish the borders up tomorrow at the Friday Night Sew In. It is going to be such a large quilt, the blocks are 16". The appliqué blocks were lots of fun to make, and I am so pleased with how the whole quilt is turning out.

BOM's are such a fabulous way to make a quilt (I am thinking of designing one for the new year).

Yesterday I made two pillow cases for my sons, as stocking stuffers for Christmas (Shhh!) - I am sure pillow cases are what all young men want!! I attended a demonstration at the Victoria Beach Quilt Show this summer on how to make "Sausage/Tube" pillow cases - it seemed like a wonderful idea that I had to try it. It took me less than an hour to make these two. Here is a great tutorial for them I found on You Tube.

Have a great day and thanks for stopping by!


Joan said...

Fantastic BOM's Joanne - I can see I will have to do some more of mine too ... Love the colours for your Grannies Hankys. Great Pillow cases too.

Karen said...

The "Granny's Hankies" quilt has a dramatic look done with the dark background. You are getting close to having the top done and I know you are excited about that.

Sue Daurio said...

Your Granny's Hankies is just gorgeous!! I have the patterns saved and hope to get to that one in 2012. Your color scheme is quite stunning. Can't wait to see how you quilt it.

Needled Mom said...

Those are wonderful finishes. I love the Granny's Hankies blocks.

Brenda said...

I just discovered the Granny's Hankies BOM this month. Is there any where that you could send me the patterns?

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