Sunday, October 29, 2017

October UFO Finish and a Little Slow Sunday Stitching

I've been a terrible blogger this month--surgery and two retreats--that's my excuse!
My October One Monthly Goal is finally done. Whew!  Again, I was quilting and binding it at the end of the month and wasn't sure I would make it in time--seems to be a hab
it of mine. 
My UFO for October (Temecula Quilt Company's Marvelous Mini Monday) was the result of a Sew Along, and I have been sucked into another one. Actually, I have no self control when it comes to a SAL. it seems! This one is on the  Quilts by Cheri Friendship Group.

My background is blue homespun bordered by Grunge.
That's as far as I got before leaving for my second retreat.
I'm going to have to get a little more done for Monday's progress report. 

In the meantime, I will be doing some Slow Sunday Stitching on my Mrs. Billings outer border. I may get this project done yet.........!

Linking with One Monthly Goal HERE
and Kathy's Slow Sunday Stitching HERE
Slow Sunday Stitching


  1. I really like those blue homespuns you are using as your background! Will be a beautiful quilt.

    :) Linda

  2. Cute little hexies there is so much work in these projects but oh so well worth it!

  3. Great backgrounds, fussy cut hexies, and a fabulous finish. Finishing at the end of the month?'s still October! Great job.

  4. I like the use of the Jo Morton lady's faces in your hexagon piece.

  5. Your Temecula mystery is fabulous! I must get going on mine.
    I have no good excuses like you do!

  6. A wonderful quilt top! Thanks for linking up with Elm Street Quilts One Monthly Goal and congrats on your finish.

  7. Well done on your finish. I think surgery is a very good excuse for not meeting a deadline.
    I think the Cherie SAL looks like fun and I like your choice of background.

  8. Karen, I love your fussy cut hexies for Mrs. Billings. Your fabric choices suit that quilt just perfectly. I too cave when it comes to SALs. My last excuse for joining in was that I already owned the pattern, so how could I not join.....

  9. Great job on your Fabulous Minis! This was a hard one to "set". Mine is still evolving

  10. Great choices of sashing on your Temecula mini. Love the effect!
    That is a very cute Santa quilt.
    Excellent fussy cutting on your hexies. :)

  11. I like the fussy cutting..... October went way to fast.....

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