Sunday, November 2, 2014

Quilts and Barns

WIP: Zombies back and front

I had a crisis yesterday with the Zombie quilt. I ran out of thread. Progress came to a halt, but I'm close to finishing as you can see above. 
My youngest daughter piped up, "Time to start a new quilt." I just snickered. I already had a few others in various
stages of progress now, but the wheels started turning in my head.

We're deep in the barn project, and none too soon as the weather is starting to turn toward winter. The slab was poured Friday, cut Saturday, and today we're putting walls in place. They'll be set up on top of the slab, and bolted together in place. Trusses and a roof will make a shelter from wind and rain even if there are no doors. Rain is not forecast until Thursday. 

All I've had on my brain these past weeks is barns. Do you know about the Ohio Quilt Barn Project? All over Ohio, along with many states, we hang wooden painted pictures of quilt squares on the sides or ends of barns. I think I need to see what it takes to put one up here, don't you? Isn't that one grand?

My other new ideas have led me searching the web for quilt square designs, too. This one is special, and extensive. I only wish their was a way to visually search.

Marcia Hohn's Quilters Cache

Tomorrow I'm off to Miller's Dry Goods for thread, finishing up some other little goodies to show you, and getting ready to be at our local Jo-Ann's for a Tuesday evening meet-up. Let me know if you'd like to join us! We'd love to have you.

R.S.V.P. to

I've got to get back over to the barn, and the Doxie Girls are snoozing away. 
Until tomorrow, go sew!

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