Grandma’s Flower Garden Update…and other quilting

I’ve been working on a few quilting projects off and on, two are hand-pieced quilts ~ Grandma’s Flower Garden and the Farmer’s Wife.

Thought I’d show the progression of the Grandma’s Flower Garden that I’m doing using the English Paper Piecing method…making 1″ hexagons.

When I first started ~

Back in November~

All the flowers I made when I was held hostage at a craft fair ~

From yesterday when I got home from work (I’ve added two more flowers since then) ~


I was PRAYING that we’d get more snow than the 5″ that dropped last night…as I wanted to start sewing on the Bricks and Sticks quilt! I have Kate Spain’s Terrain all cut out…but no, am here at work, enjoying watching the crazy drivers sliding all over the place.


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I'm Michelle and live in Northern Nevada ~ beautiful mix of high desert and the Sierra.
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6 Responses to Grandma’s Flower Garden Update…and other quilting

  1. Wow! Your quilt looks great! Pretty soon you’ll be able to have it wrapped around you as a finished work of art! 🙂

    Isn’t that the worst about snow? In Colorado, we pretty much had to go out in it all the time! Even if it was a few inches! That’s why I like it here – a slight dusting makes everyone stay home!

  2. I know you also go to work, garden, preserve food, mess about with Photoshop ( say that repectfully but knowing how time-consuining it is) do photgraphy and go on expeditions with your husband. What’s the secret?

  3. Oh, how your Garden does grow!

    I never get tired of looking at that Terrain fabric… 🙂

  4. digipicsphotography says:

    Your grandma’s flower garden is comming along nicely.

  5. Lorilee says:

    Beautiful! It looks very tedious to me!

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