I don’t know if anyone is checking this blog when I have not had time to post on it. With all the back-to-school and back to kids activites it has been insanely busy around here. My military husband left on Sept. 9th and I have not gotten any sewing done! I am just too busy running everything on my own. I did finish a Halloween quilt top before he left but have not been able to finish the quilt yet. Sadly, nothing has been done on my Farmer’s Wife quilt in over a month. In happier news… I sold my first quilt from my Etsy shop. That was very exciting! My husband should be home at the end of the month so I hope I will have something to post on here soon.
Last week I finally sewed a quilt for my best friend. We’ve been friends since 1993 so it was about time. In my defence… I’ve been a little busy with babies and toddlers the past few years. Anyway, here it is! It used one jelly roll and I love how it turned out.
I got these blocks done last night. Just in time for Wednesday. 🙂 It’s good to have these little deadlines to keep us all on track. I have been sewing them in order but last night I skipped ahead to #29 because I needed to do an easy one.
I just started knitting in January and received many nice balls of yarn for my birthday from my parents who also knit. I wasn’t sure what to do with them so I went on a website called Ravelry www.ravelry.com and found a free pattern called Summerlin. If those of you reading this also knit the designer has a free PDF of the pattern at www.KathrynIvy.com Anyway, this is only the third knitting project I have completed but I am quite proud of it. The photos below are of my daughter (with crazy hair) modeling her new dress.
I have been sewing like crazy this weekend because I just opened an Etsy shop on Thursday. So I wanted to have some things in it! Many people have told me I should sell my quilts, cards and other crafts so I am going to have a crack at it.
I finished my blocks on Sunday for this week! I was on the ball I guess. 🙂
Here are some more Farmer’s Wife blocks as I only started this blog in week 10. It seems to take a long time to upload photos on here so I’m not sure how many I’ll get up before I need to take my son to a birthday party but here goes:
Hi! Welcome to my blog! It’s week 10 of the Farmer’s Wife quilt-a-long and I finally had the courage to start my own blog. I am new to the blog world so I have a lot to learn but am excited by the prospect. So I’ll start with this week’s Farmer’sWife blocks and work my way back to the beginning.
Block 17: Cats & Mice. This block took some time to cut out but I think it turned out quite well and I am happy with it. So these were the blocks I sewed this week. Week 9 and week 10. I am relieved to be caught up again. I will leave it at that for now as I don’t want to overwhelm those who read this. Happy quilting to my fellow quilters