Ouvrages d'une Acadienne

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Tuesday, November 3, 2009

November Projects for the CGQC

November already! Have any of you ever been reluctant to open a new Fat Quarter bundle,(that is folded soooo well),

or a charm pack..... or worst, a jelly roll? Oooooh! that is my pet peeve.... it runs havoc on my serenity.....

I guess maybe my first project was put on hold for almost a year because I did not want to ruin the looks of my jelly rolls... ??? Is something wrong with me or what?? Anyway , as I said, I have had this project on hold for about one year and I know it is time....time to unroll those jelly rolls... not one; but two... on my! Kleenex please!

I am doing this pattern called "Birchwood Lane House" in the "Birchwood Lane" fabric by Holly Taylor.

My next project.... oh dear !!!!I have to untie my fat quarter bundle...... boohoo
I will be starting a block of the month from the book "Better by the Dozen" by Susan Teegarden Dissmore .
And my first block is called "Capital T"
For this project I will be using Kansas Winter fabric.

And my third....comes with the opening of the charm pack...yak...

I am using "Cranberry Wishes" on a simple pattern called "Star Trip". I choose this project so I can hand quilt it myself, later on this winter. I have wanted to attempt that for a while now and I think this is the perfect pattern for my first. (It actually makes me look forward to the winter evenings so I can quilt by the fire.) After the holidays are over with and I can re-arrange my family room to fit my quilting frames.

So none of these projects will be completed by the end of Novemebr but they are all projects from my wish list.

I choose all those fabrics because I am getting into the Christmas Season mode and I love to sew with fabrics that compliments the season...
I really look forward to connecting with all you Charming Girls as co-host of the CGQC and being inspired by all the great work that you do. Working with Kelly will be a charm as I can just feel the warmth of her smile and a true frienship which has developed as we share ideas and thoughts for a fun adventure for the CGQC; so stay connected!

Happy sewing ♥♥♥


  1. Hi, Joan: What a lovely project you have chosen to hand quilt. It will be an heirloom for sure.
    I invite your Charming readers to visit my blog to see what else you've been up to. I love it!

  2. What dynamite projects you have planned. I'm with you...those jelly rolls and bundles are so wonderful all tied up so nicely...they look so pretty on the shelf. LOL!

  3. Those are just amazing! And I'm excited for you (& us girls) that you are a co-host!!!

  4. When I visit your blog, not only is Michael Buble`singing to me, but I get to see what you are up to. I think that you have some variation of fabric hoarders syndrome- and we all have it! I have no problems opening a jelly roll- my problem is using it. I just like to look and caress, but not cut! Your projects look wonderful, and you will do the fabric justice. Thanks for being our co-host.

  5. Looks like lots of fun! Where is that "Birchwood Lane House"? Is it in a pattern book? I'd love to know. (cmbrendasommers@msn.com)

  6. I don't like to disturb the charms, layer cakes, jelly rolls either! I love how they are all packaged together. Mmmmmmmm. You have some nice projects to work on this month.

  7. Oh I know exactly what you mean!! I just want to look at them all pretty :) You have some great projects and fabric choices for November :)