A Quilty Kind of Girl

January 3, 2012

A word to quilt by

Filed under: Quilting — quiltcetera @ 10:23 pm

My motto lately has been very simple. It’s one word.
Finish.
Simple right??
In times of temptation, when I’m certain that I need to rip into a whole new project, I remind myself.
Finish.
I have to admit, it feels good to finish a project! Here is a runner which I made Christmas 2011. Matt quilted it early 2011, and it waited patiently until October for binding. I’m happy to say I finished it a couple of days before Christmas. The fabric in this runner is Rouenneries, by French General for Moda. I really like this block and think I will do more of these through 2012 in Xmas fabrics. What do you think?

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:)
Quilty hugs,
b.

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16 Comments »

  1. That’s really pretty! I love the colors and designs by French General, and the block is great. What’s the name of the block??

    Comment by Maryellen M — January 3, 2012 @ 11:06 pm | Reply

    • I am not sure of the name! I once saw a block that I really liked and then some time later, did the layout in Quilt Pro from memory. So I’m sure it has a name, I just have no idea what it is. :)

      Comment by quiltcetera — January 5, 2012 @ 2:58 pm | Reply

  2. Bradie I so agree with you, I also love this block and a great choice of fabric. Beautiful!!!

    Comment by Leisa — January 3, 2012 @ 11:22 pm | Reply

  3. I like that one word. finish.

    Comment by Thea — January 4, 2012 @ 12:22 am | Reply

  4. Hi Darlene,

    I like your motto! I also have so many plans, so many fabric and so many unfinished projects! You are right: let’s finish all the old projects first!!

    Comment by Juliette Essen-Hartings — January 4, 2012 @ 2:18 am | Reply

  5. Wow that is beautiful, I would definitely use that block again! Finish is an excellent word, I may need to practise it myself!

    Comment by Christine — January 4, 2012 @ 7:34 am | Reply

  6. LOVE this runner…rouenneries is my absolute fav. fabric!! Love how you put this one together…and yes I need to pin the FINISH poster up in my sewing room! haha

    Comment by paulette doyle — January 4, 2012 @ 7:37 am | Reply

    • A finish poster is a great idea!! It could be a CONSTANT reminder. :)

      Comment by quiltcetera — January 5, 2012 @ 3:01 pm | Reply

  7. Hey Bradie, you’ll have to let us know what the name of the block is, inquiring minds what to know?

    Comment by cmwiggett — January 4, 2012 @ 9:16 am | Reply

  8. Very pretty!

    Comment by greenduckie13 — January 4, 2012 @ 10:02 am | Reply

  9. I agree with you in regard to making a quilt and END.
    I liked the table runner because you use only two fabrics and get something great.

    Comment by Yasmin — January 4, 2012 @ 11:41 am | Reply

    • I agree. I am making more small simpler projects so they actually get finished!

      Comment by quiltcetera — January 5, 2012 @ 3:02 pm | Reply

  10. very pretty, Bradie. I like the french general line as well.

    Comment by LIZ — January 4, 2012 @ 3:22 pm | Reply

  11. Finish is the word that I need to apply as well.

    Comment by Angela — January 9, 2012 @ 11:19 am | Reply

    • It’s sure working good for me! It does take will power though. :P

      Comment by quiltcetera — January 10, 2012 @ 5:14 pm | Reply


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