Thursday, March 20, 2014

The Secret Drift

The last few days I have been busy working on a little secret project.  I know, another one, sorry.  This one came about sort of last minute so it was one of those peddle to the metal, get it done rather snappy type of projects :)  So Saturday was cutting.  I love the beautiful tones of Angela Walter's newest line Drift.  They are so soothing to work with!


Monday and Tuesday was piecing.  The top came together quick and it was a lot of fun to piece.  Then it was time to make a quilt back from this awesome oval element cappuccino print.  I love me a good polka-dot!!


And yesterday was quilting day.  I know I am so spoiled to have a long arm available for my use two doors away.  And I have to say, I love it!!!  It especially come in handy  for these super quick projects.  I quilted a combination of wavy lines with some good old swirls.  This is the first time I have tried that and I really liked the way it turned out ;)


Then it was a quick machine binding and this little Secret Drift project was in the mail by the end of the day.  Yippee!!  I promise to show more in a little bit :)

Getting this project in the mail yesterday was so very important because today starts Girls Weekend Out!!!   I get to spend the entire weekend relaxing with Barbara and my Sister-In-Laws!!!     We were given use of a condo in Park City so it's no kids and just us girls having a great time for 3 1/2 whole days!!!  Ya, I am totally excited!!!  (can you tell by all the exclamation points :)   Nothing but Rest and Relaxation, bring it on!!!

Have a Happy Quilting (or relaxing) Day!!
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14 comments:

  1. I love the look of the quilting. Can't wait to see the finished project!

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  2. Enjoy the girls weekend! I love my girls only getaways.

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  3. Love the new Drift!
    Your quilting is looking great! It is tough to get nice curves on the long arm. You did great!

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  4. Love the quilting, enjoy your time away!

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  5. Your quilting is great, swirls are a favorite of mine.
    Have a great weekend!

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  6. Can't wait to see what you did with the collection. I bought a fat of every piece:)
    Just gorgeous!

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  7. I am so eager to see the front of that quilt! The back is teaser enough but with all of those images of the fabrics you used I'm even more intrigued.

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  8. Have fun, hope the house isn't trashed when you get home ;o)

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  9. Oh, wonderful! Have fun!!!!!

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  10. Have a great weekend. You deserve a lovely girly break.

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  11. I look the peek and can't wait to see the whole quilt. Have a great time!

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  12. Those fabrics look awesome! Can't wait to see the finished project.

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  13. It looks great and I'm looking forward to seeing more of that secret project. Enjoy your weekend. I have 4+ days of me time coming up soon and I can't wait.

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Thank you so much for your sweet comments. I just love hearing from you!!
Have a Happy Quilting Day :)

Melissa