Saturday, December 8, 2012

Easy Street Clue#3 finished & Subee's Stars quilt

Both colorways are complete for Easy Street clue#3. I loved making these units. I used scrappy pinks and browns for my colorway#2. But turquoise is not in my stash in a great amount. But...I had an entire bolt of this RJR turquoise fabric. I have used it many times with my Laurel Burch collection (original fabrics from eons ago) and it worked. I love the purple and blue together!!! We have to give it up to Our Bonnie Hunter...she is a genius with colors!


I added this photo to this post today (Monday). I had to have DH hold it up for a picture. I am soooooo very pleased with how this turned out.
But what will I sew on now????



Now on to my own design...I was going to set them on point...didn't happen.
Then remembered my one big block that was an experiment that never made it to a big quilt. I was going to do a kitty size quilt but...the colors were all from the same scrap basket. Check them out...but they do not quite fit around the center block. But I did not discover this until I had sashed and sewn both sides on...reverse sewing was needed...
The center block was made from 2 1/2" HST. And my star blocks are made from 2" HST. But I made it work!!!


WHOHOOO!!!! Loving this...I have more blocks to add but needed to take a break. I sewed for 12 hours today. Hubby bought pizza so I did not have to cook. What a great man!!!

I love the stripe that I used as a spacer strip. It lends itself to so many projects. I do not know what I will do when it runs out!!! I reach for it so often.


I have four cats. And I take lots of pictures of them. But how often can I catch one with her tongue out??? Here is Bess's tongue!!!

XOXOXOXO Subee

14 comments:

Ann Marie @ 16 Muddy Feet said...

Wow 12 hours!!!! I haven't even made it to my room yet, and at 11pm, doesn't look like I am going to either. Step 3 is looking great, mine are cut and waiting for me. Love it when you can catch a quick kitty tongue in a photo shoot.

Smiley Quilter said...

I love the quilt you are designing, both the colors and the blocks. Can't wait to see it when complete.
I have to try and catch up on step 3 tomorrow, I have been moving, sorting & organizing my stash to new cupboards my husband built.

Grit said...

Your own design looks so fantastic.
Great work.
Liebe Grüße Grit

Teri said...

Love the stripe too! It is just perfect with the scraps you used. Sometimes plan "b" turns out better than "a".

Aileen said...

Hi Subee> I love both your colorways!. Look so delicious! The Star quilt is wonderful too. Waiting to retire myself. Hope to sew and sew.
Aileen from FL

Gari in AL said...

Wow, you have really been busy. After I finished my applique BOMs I finally got to cutting Step 3's fabric. I have it all laid out and hope to get those units together today.

Brown Dirt Cottage said...

I am sooo loving your stars!! Your little sashing piece for the center was spot on!

Sharyn Mallow Woerz said...

I don't know if I could sew if I didn't have my working wall. A useful thinking companion :)
Sharyn in Kalama

45th Parallel Quilter said...

That is a real beauty, Subie ... love, love, love the pattern! Wow ... 12 hours of sewing and getting fed, too ... that man DOES love you ... LOTS! Linda

Laura said...

I love, love, love your brown stars!

Vic in NH said...

What a pretty design! I love stars and yours are beautiful. But 12 hours of sewing is definitely over the top!

Sandra B said...

Your two sets of patches look fantastic. Clue 4 is nearly here – woo hoo! Your star quilt is totally lovely. Great use of an odd block (odd as in by itself, not peculiar LOL)

Lori said...

Love the kitty, I have one of those too!

ajsgramie said...

Love your stars quilt. It's nice that the beautiful kitty enjoys it also. Great job in designing your own project. I always look forward to your blog updates.
Sue
Upstate NY