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Wednesday, January 18, 2012

ARE YOU READY FOR VALENTINE'S DAY?


I haven’t been just sitting around whistling Dixie.  I’ve been busy making this wall hanging.  I thought it was perfect for February.  The pattern is from Kim Schaefer’s Calendar Quilts.  It was fun to make, especially because I used fabric from my scrap pile.  As I was searching through my scraps, it made me grateful that I hadn’t yet gotten around to organization (yes, it is on my list).  I had dreams of cutting all my scraps into specific sizes and placing them in orderly little stacks in project boxes like I had seen on other blogs.  I visualized taking pictures and showing you how I was organized too.  Well, that ain’t happening!  Because I’m lazy, I was able to find all kinds of red fabrics in the various sizes that the pattern called for.  Let’s face it, it is doubtless I’ll ever get organized, and if I do it will probably just be to gather like-color fabrics into a specific tub, which I admit would be a big help. 

I just looked and hope I get around to making the March wall hanging.  It is darling with flowers and birds.  You can get the pattern at the Attic Window Quilt Shop. 


Don’t Forget:
·       Snow Days at the Attic Window Quilt Shop all during January. Get a free snowman pattern and snowflakes. 

·       Heart of Winter Tour is Feb. 11.  Reserve your place now! 

Here’s another way to use up those scraps.  City House Studio has a tutorial for a scrappy asterisk quilt.  Check it out!
Stay Calm! Stay Kind! Stay Positive!
Caroll

7 comments:

Lisi Hoyos said...

see that you also like hearts ..
was very beautiful, I loved it!

Just Ramblin' said...

Love your heart wall hanging. What a great way to use up your scraps. Nola

Jeanne said...

Your February quilt is wonderful! And the timing is perfect. I hope to get mine done before Valentine's Day - this year.

Mama Pea said...

Your system is working for you! See, we all get rewarded for our procrastination. Happens to me all the time! Love the wall hanging! Love ya!

Lynn said...

Love, love, love the heart wall hanging! My scrap organization system is a king size blanket bag. Everything just gets crammed in any way it will go.

Pattilou said...

Love your wall hanging. Lucky you to have so many reds in your scraps! It really is a nice piece!

Fabrics N Quilts said...

Great wall hanging!
Whoop Whooop!

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