Monday, March 11, 2013

I've been a bad blogger

Did I really just go two weeks without blogging? eek! Sorry about that! 

I wish I could say that I've been MIA because I have been busy sewing. Unfortunately I was MIA because I got sick... again. This is the 3rd time this year. I usually can't avoid getting sick at least once in the winter, but I can't tell you the last time I got sick this much. It hasn't been fun.

Anyway I was feeling a bit better yesterday and went to the San Diego Modern Quilt Guild meeting for the first time. It was nice to get out and meet some local quilters. It did also remind me how much I miss my friends in the Philadelphia MQG. 

After they have their meetings they stay and sew. I grabbed a bunch of my Remix fabrics and figured I'd start working on my Toes in the Sand blocks.

I love how Ann Kelle keeps adding more prints to the Remix line. Did you know there are over 100 now!
I love these new big chevrons.

and the ovals

and the triangles... lets just be honest I love it all.

I made my first two blocks yesterday.

I'm going to mix all the new Remix fabrics with my stash of older Remix!

I'll be posting these blocks in the Flickr Group for the Toes in the Sand Quilt Along. You can also follow along on Instagram with the hashtag #toesinthesandqal 

Come join us!

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Aliceart said...

Sorry you've been under the weather. Looks like you came out with a bang, though. Love that fabric line, and love your blocks.

Auntie Pami said...

Glad you are back. There is a bounty of basics for remix, lots of goodies...

Queenie Believe said...

So glad you are feeling better!
Remix is a wonderful line of fabrics. I just ordered your Ballerina pattern and fabiric for baby boy quilt for a nephew on the way - 1st on my side of the family. I really like the pattern and loved the quilt you made for your nephew. Mine will be out of Noah's Ark fabrics with a panel incorporated in the backing.
Have a great day.
Always, Queenie

Unknown said...

Glad to hear you are better. Those are some great blocks. I sent you an email (probably while you were under the weather) where I used your template and Block #1 design to make a handbag...If you are interested, I'll resend that email...

Stay healthy!

Amy said...

Glad you are feeling better.
Those blocks are fantastic. Love the fabrics

Tammy said...

Glad you are feeling better! I feel your pain...I too have been sick 3 times! It really doesn't help when we have stuff to do!!!
Stay well and love your blocks!

Anonymous said...

Hi Julie - I hope you are better! Your new fabrics and blocks are so beautiful! x Teje

ChineseSmartphonesInCanada said...

Glad your feeling better :) Beautiful blocks as always

Karee said...

I hope touching some fabric has made you feel better --- I know just thinking about 100 Remix fabrics makes me smile!

And will knowing I use your patterns all the time make you feel better? It makes me feel happy.

Natalia from Piece N Quilt said...

Very cute pattern Julie!