Sunday, January 13, 2013

Throwing in the Towel

Well, that's it.  I had to throw in the towel.  Surrender.  Wave the white flag.  I just did not have enough time to finish my Project Quilting Challenge piece.  The deadline was today at noon.  You should really pop over to Flickr and check out all the awesome projects that were submitted. 

But...all is not lost.  I now have an idea for my next quilt that's based on the blocks from the challenge.  I do plan on finishing what I started even though I'm still not sure what exactly it will be.  A wall hanging maybe.  Or table topper.  Hmmmm...I'm just not sure.  Here's a look at my blocks after I put 4 together.  
Quilting Lodge Curvy Square Blocks
  
Quilting Lodge Curvy Square Blocks

I really LOVE the top left block with the solid pink outer ring.  It's my favorite!

I've been a busy little bee over the weekend.  Lots of website maintenance and computer work.  YUCK!  But, that just means I'll be ready to start the week out sewing!  I really need to get started on my January goals since the month is basically half over.  Where does the time go???

I hope you all have a fantastic weekend.  And make sure to keep an eye out...there might be a giveaway in the near future.  Someone has a birthday coming up.  I really wish it wasn't me ~ I hate getting OLD!     

21 comments:

Ella said...

Love the block design. Is it an original?

Marjorie's Busy Corner said...

That's my favorite too...It will make a beautiful quilt

Deb@asimplelifequilts said...

These blocks are so fun looking! I admire those of you who can jump in and come up ideas so quickly... It would take me a week just to get started.

Lesley said...

Your wall hanging looks to me like an award-winning creation in the making! Really awesome!

Scrapatches said...

Beautiful blocks! Thanks for sharing ... :) Pat

Karen said...

Vicki -- I agree! I love the pink solid border block and the gray one as well... the design and fabric choices are really neat!

I had to wave the white flag for my square in a square today too -- I didn't realize the deadline was 1 est. Oh well... next time.

Karen

Barb said...

I love this - great fabrics and design. Do finish it whether you caught the deadline or not.

S.AJ said...

Beautiful blocks! :)

Lia*s Handmades said...

that looks awesome, the colour combos are great! would surely look fab as a proper quilt! :D

Melinda said...

These are gorgeous! I couldn't pick a favorite!

SewBlinkey.blogspot.com said...

Great blocks! I like that top block too, it's the stripes. I don't like getting old either. It's hard. Have a nice day. I just cleaned my fridge, time to sew.

Lori said...

these are lovely blocks. i really love the one with the pink border also.

Lou said...

Love the block design!!!!
Am moving to the more modern fabrics and this is perfect! Do you have a tutorial or a pattern for sale?

Robin said...

Hey, if that's the towel, how bout throwing it in the mail right on over to my place!!! Hehe! It is gorgeous. My favorite one is the one with the gray on the outside but they are all beautiful!

Melissa said...

It is just STUNNING! I can't wait to see a full sized quilt!

ruthiequilts said...

This is fabulous!!!

Deborah said...

This is gorgeous - I love the colours!

SIMPLESEW said...

its totally AWESOME.. I hope you plan on share a tutorial on this block and the colors you chose, WOW

SIMPLESEW said...

ps.. I missed the deadline too, for some reason I had in my head 12 midnight.. duh

kate brown said...

I love the design, I think I would definately make some more and finish it out as a quilt. Really , really pretty!

Colleen said...

I think it turned out really nice! Thanks for sharing. :)

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