Trippin’ on into Tuesday……….

And a nicely busy day it is. First, a snippet from last eve’s (local) quilt gathering……………….


The above 3 quilts are destined to be given to the graduates who attend a local rural church. It’s the custom for many of our area’s churches to gift each of the year’s high school graduates with a lap sized quilt……such a nice tradition! Anita (2 quilts on left) and Ginny (on right) both attend the same church and the 2 on the left will go to a set of twins. Nice.

005006007   Ginny is one of our “winter snowbirds” and recently returned from Arizona. She is a busy gal and it’s always fun to see what going on in that corner of the world.


JoAnn (our teacher) is, once again, busily piecing and completed a couple more tops that will be baby quilts.


Sheri put together this wonderful top in anticipation of another baby quilt needed. Hmmmmm… does seem that I might see a trend here, don’t you??





Twyla (above) had a request for a little Bluebird wall quilt so her customer will have a choice. Then she “whipped up” 6 vests, with painted on logo, for the local arts group and, finally, she finished a UFO (UnFinished Object)….a friendship quilt that we had done for her many years ago. It really feels good to finish those projects!!! AND she quilted it herself!!!!!!

Now, to shift gears…..majorly! Yes, that is the huge dumpster that is taking away the garage remains!!!015016 

The photo on the right will be how things remain for a while as the next step is concrete (tomorrow??) and that needs to “cure” for a couple of weeks.

After a quick, and early, trek to town for a haircut, I “sandwiched” a client’s queen sized quilt that is going to be gifted to her MIL.021 020







I think I will use the print on the purple triangle as inspiration for the quilting motif. It will be an all-over, E2E (edge to edge) quilting and that will work well without overwhelming all the beautiful florals in the piecing.

Click on any photo to enlarge.

I think that I’ve gone on for long enough and must get the bed sheets off the lines and in the house. Just about time for lunch! Have an awesome day……it’s already 65F and sunny here…….pure gorgeousness!!!!! Quilt guild in LaCrosse (WI) tonight. Til next time…….thanks so much for stopping by……………………

About treadlemusic

A quilter who rides motorcycle, living on a small hobby farm in southeastern Minnesota. Grandmother and Great Grandmother.
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15 Responses to Trippin’ on into Tuesday……….

  1. Jackie says:

    Love seeing all the quilted artwork, such a neat idea to gift graduates with a bed-size quilt, Lucky kids! Cant wait to see the new garage!

  2. mtetar says:

    I like the jacket and of course all the others are beautifully designed. Blessings Always, Mtetar

  3. Thread crazy says:

    Love the show and tell; those quilts to the graduates is a wonderful idea. The large HST quilt is just begging for some type of vine swirls I do believe. But then it’s all up to you my dear…so I know you’ll choose just the right deign to make it beautiful. The yard does look sparse after the garage was dismantled….I still say you need a quilting shed there now!!!

    • treadlemusic says:

      If you read some previous comments (by ‘Brady’ (who is #2 son!!!!) he is strongly leaning toward NO quilt space and going with the motorcycle shop idea!!! Hehehe! Guess I’m split on that!!! 😀

  4. witchylin says:

    It is amazing how different a place looks when something is removed. I bet there is more light in the house at the moment.
    The design on the purple triangles looks just perfect for the quilting on the lovely lilac quilt.
    Your group show and tell is, as always, so interesting. What a variety from one group.

    • treadlemusic says:

      More light for a while ’til the new building goes up…….but it will be enough different that, I think, it will be a “plus”.
      Quilt photos tomorrow. I like it!!!!!
      The group is motivating for sure!!!!!! Hugs……..

  5. I always enjoy these show-and-tell posts to see all of the creative talent out there. Wow. The colors and florals in your current project are so lovely.

    Do you feel exposed with the garage gone?

  6. what an awesome tradition to give a quilt to a graduate! And I love that purple fabric, that will make a great E2E.

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