Tag Archive: guest room quilts

Nov 27

First 3rd Quarter Finish

The second guest room quilt, all finished.

Along with all of the holiday hoopla last week, I finally finished the other guest room quilt, AKA Checkerboard Rail Fence or Rail Fence Checkerboard. Tuesday it came back from the longarmer. I got the binding sewed to the front on Wednesday and did the hand sewing on Thursday and Friday, finishing and washing on …

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Oct 25

Update on the Update

First, the confession: I started an hour later than originally planned. (Who didn’t see that coming?) First, my husband left later than planned by about 20 minutes. (I repeat, who didn’t see that coming?) Then I remembered that I had forgotten to allow for a shower, so…I left later than planned to run errands. Once …

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Oct 07

Pre-Fourth Quarter Finish-A-Long Plans

Yeah, I know. I should have written this on Monday, but Rhonda isn’t doing the linky party until the 8th so I procrastinated. Here is the list of hoped for finishes: The Second Guest Bed Quilt, now known as the Checkerboard Quilt. I should be able to finish this. There are two Christmas gifts I …

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Sep 30

No Finishes This Quarter!

Sigh. My original plan had been three finishes for this quarter. (You can find my post on this subject here.) One of those was the second guest bedroom quilt, which we have discussed here already. Obviously that will not be finished by the first of October, which happens to be tomorrow. The second of those …

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Sep 28

Thanks for the Help!

Just to keep you up to date, it has been almost unanimous on Twitter, Threadbias, and this blog that the checkerboard setting looks like it will go better with the original Nine Patch Lattice quilt. So, that is what I’ll go with. Thank you, all of you who sent me suggestions and shared your opinion. …

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Sep 25

How about this?

Is the checkerboard better or worse than the lattice? It certainly looks brighter to me!

Sep 23

Help, Please!

Many of you may remember that I am half finished making twin bed quilts for our guest room. This is the first one: I am in the process of putting together the second quilt. I have the same fabrics in the strip sets, but I was thinking of just cutting the strip sets into 6 …

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