Every year Sarah at Confessions of a Fabric Addict host Hands2Help charity drive. I have completed and mailed my quilt to Happy Chemo. The H2H project is winding down for another year. Stop at Sarah's and see all the awesome quilts that is donated.
My Rainbow Scrap Challenge 2017 is moving very slow. March's rainbow color was Red and April's color was Mixed colors. I did get a few of these blocks sewn.
May's color is green. My green Rainbow project is a baby quilt. I will make the green challenge blocks at another time.
I have made another prayer quilt. This make five for the year that I have given. Way too many friends dealing with serious illnesses this year.
Again this year Angela is hosting Rainbow Scrap Challenge 2017. Purple is the rainbow color for January. This challenge is very inspiring seeing all the rainbow projects everyone is making with their scraps. I have two different blocks I plan to make each month. I am sure there will be other rainbow blocks as the year goes on.
The first block I am making is orange peels.
These blocks are a Moda Bake Shop pattern called A Ritzy Cracker Quilt. If you want to take peek at the completed quilt you can see it here.
My plans are to make a quilt for a graduation gift. Since the color choices for this Teaberry Star quilt is purples and blues. I have made the purple stars.
Pat Sloan is hosting a winter Solstice block challenge. These are my blocks for the challenge. I plan to use them for QOV.
This is what I am sewing on at the moment. It will be a prayer quilt for a young father with cancer. He will be going through treatment most of 2017.
As I am impatiently waiting for the kitchen remodel project to be finished I am sewing on some UFO's. The ongoing rainbow house blocks needed to be completed. When I laid out the blocks I still need three more house blocks.
This is the start of the Rainbow Row House Quilt
I did finish the Now and Later quilt into a flimsy.
I have been busy with a kitchen remodel. So I haven't had much time for sewing rainbow blocks or any other blocks. I needed to finish a rainbow quilt. These stars are made from my 1.5" squares that I sewed into patch blocks. I had some string blocks that I added to this rainbow quilt.
I hope to finish my Rainbow house blocks soon.
Here are other quilts I have been sewing.
These two are UFO's that were given to Quilts of Compassion
These blocks are from a block swap and it is finally completed.
This quilt will be a gift for a friend.
This quilt I gave for a charity auction. The group is raising money to go to Disney World to perform. They are a dance company.
This is the scrap quilt I am sewing. The pattern was a freebie from Quiltmaker Magazine called Now and Later. The finished size will be 78 1/2 X 82 1/2.
July was a good sewing month for me. I have had some finishes and a few more rainbow blocks.
Three charity quilts
This quilt is a graduation gift. It is late but finished and given.
I have been busy make Beads of Courage bags for Make a Difference Day in October. People will be given an opportunity to make a difference by adding the strings to the bag. I have 18 bags ready to have the strings added. Here are three of them.
My string basket is even getting smaller but I am sure that won't last long. I have a couple more string quilts I hope to show you soon.
I now have lots of star blocks. I think it is time to see if I have enough for a quilt.
A couple of finished quilts
Both of this quilts will go to a charity.
Even the lily in my pond knows Pink is this momth's rainbow color.
United We Stand
Here is an opportunity for quilter's to do something positive for the Dallas Police Department tragedy. If you think you would like to make a block please know the blocks need to be in the mail by July 22nd.