Thursday, October 22, 2009

October Charming Girls quilt projects and pumpkin patch

October has been a busy busy month, but I have managed to get the binding on the 3 quilts and my table runner quilted and bound. The amazing part is that I did it by the 21st! So my Charming Girl projects are DONE! The pink and brown quilt will be in my new Etsy shop as soon as I get it open. That is taking longer than expected, but it will happen in the near future. Oops, I just realized that I left out a picture, but you can see the quilt to the left of the pink and brown one. It's pink and white. They are hanging on the balcony to my quilt room/loft, which is a total disaster right now. It really needs a good organization - or perhaps finishing some projects will help the mess clear itself.
I also managed to get a knitted hat and sweater set finished for granddaughter number 1 and given to her when we went to her house for granddaughter number 4's first birthday. I think I took her more things than I did the poor little birthday girl! Not to spoil her, but I know when I make or buy her things that 3 more little girls will wear it eventually too.
The picture shows granddaughter 2 and 4 in the pumpkin patch along with 2 of my kids and son in law. Quixote, the Akita /Pit Bull mix enjoyed himself in the pumpkin patch too. The only downside to the day is that in the middle of October it was 100 degrees.. tooo HOT! Way too hot! Do they look hot in the picture? Sunglasses and hats are the norm for us. I'm lucky if I ever get to wear any winter clothes.
Now I have to decide what projects I want to start and or finish for November. This is a big decision!
I still have those prairie points from back in the summer to finish, so that is on the list - and I need to work on some Christmas projects. I have a feeling that the holidays are going to sneak up on me.
Happy quilting folks!


  1. You got a lot done! I love the brown & pink colors.

  2. Wow, you did get a lot done! The pumpkin patch looks so brown and withered. We need to trek to another state some year for some really good pumpkin patch pictures!

  3. OMG! They're all gorgeous! I love the softness of the pink quilt, and the one with the brown is lovely, too. The table runner is very classy. And, if I could just say -- that studio/loft looks wonderful! Can I come over and sew with you?

  4. Wow! I agree with everyhing that has already been said and count me in if there is ever a sewing retreat in that loft!
    As for the hot weather I could handle that too. The temp was 2C this morning so I got the corduroy pants out.
    Congratulations on your finihes....Looking forward to seeing your November projects.♥♥♥

  5. Pumpkin patches are so fun. Your quilts are lovely.

  6. Good finishes! I like the pink & brown quilt very much.