Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Vacation Results

I was on vacation this past week and I didn't really get as much accomplished as I would have liked, but I did get some things done.  My brother wanted a set of corn hole bags made with embroidery designs on the front, I got half the set done but the design for the second half wasn't cooperating so I'm going to have to pick another design.  My daughter wanted a set and I have them made but hubby has to finish filling them with the corn, and I also had a special order set that I'm also waiting on hubby to fill so I can finish sewing them closed.  I will post pictures when they are completely finished.  

Last year I participated in Karen's (Sew Many Ways) 5" red and white square swap and received some really cute squares and couldn't make up my mind what to do with them, so they have been just hanging out in my sewing room until this past weekend.  At my quilt guild they showed how to do a 10 minute 3 seam bow tie block, check it out here.  So I decided that was what I wanted to do with my blocks

I wanted all my centers to be the same so I got some white fabric and started cutting out 5" squares to go with all my wonderful red and white squares.  I'm thinking I'm going to use white sashing with red corner squares for the setting to make a quilt, what do you think.

Well all in all it was a good week, very restful if I do say so myself.  I think I like those type of vacations the best, I do like getting away from the house also but this year it was just nice not to have to worry about where to go and what to do.  It was one of those that I decided most days what to do when I got up and got moving.

Well until next time,


  1. Your quilt is going to be gorgeous. I love red and white. Not heard of corn hole bags, sounds interesting!

  2. It's so nice to see what people have done with the squares from that swap. Mine are still sitting in a basket waiting for inspiration to hit. I can't wait to see your finished project.