Tuesday, 30 July 2013

10 retreats 10 quilts..........

well 6 are finished........and by next year the whole lot will be finished..........
2004 Spinning Pinwheels - Boy Wonder
2005 Princess Mary - Fairy Girl
2006 Greener Pastures - my summer quilt
(sorry need to take a good pic of this one).........obviously it's the green one on the left hanging over the table.............
2007 Butter Scotch Pie - to be finished
2008 Le Jardin - Little Chicken
2009 Champagne and Chocolates - No 1 brother
2010 Churn Dash Quilt - to be finished
2011 Tumbler Quilt - special girlfriend 
2012 still to be named and finished - all the blocks are done
Pattern is Hanky Panky by Abbey Lane using fabric range "Hello Lucious" by Basic Grey
2013 
working on it again tonight Rising Star is on the design wall a work in progress.............if I can do 10 mins each day it will keep progressing forward.....each star block is about 26 inches so BIG............
Pattern available here with kits available here........
Kerry runs the best retreat weekend............thanks Kerry...........
.........take care til next time.....Chookyblue.........

35 comments:

  1. wow lots of beautiful quilts there ,well done chooky,thats a lot of work there.xx

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  2. what a lovely look back at your retreat projects. And I agree, 10 mins a day is a good way to keep progressing. hugs

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  3. Wow what a wonderful collection of quilts and a great record of the retreats you've been to chooky

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  4. You have made some Beautiful Quilts Chooky Nice Going...
    cheers

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  5. Lots of lovelies there Donna!
    Hugs - Lurline.

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  6. Thats quite a tally Chookyblue. I love the colours of champagne & chocolates

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  7. You have made some lovely quilts.... The latest is looking amazing.... I love it

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  8. Nothing better than stitching along with friends to get things done. Lots of lovely quilts Chooky.

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  9. Very nice Chooky. Stitching time and friendly company sounds ideal.

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  10. I love Butterscotch Pie! Of course, I also think all of the other quilts are wonderful too! LOL

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  11. All of the quilts are beautiful, and
    I can see that the patterns have gotten more sophisticated over the years.
    KATRIN W.

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  12. Bravo !! 10 lovely projects !
    Florence

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  13. Well done chooky, what an amazing accomplishment...I bet you are feeling very proud of yourself at the moment.

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  14. Great effort. Always interesting to see how styles and fabrics change over the years.

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  15. I'm impressed 10 lovely quilts. I do like your most recent one.

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  16. those are great.. what a lovely way to add to the quilts.. and the memories at the same time..
    Hugz

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  17. Wow you have some beautiful quilts in your tally..well done. Love them all.

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  18. Wow Chooky!...They're all good.. I love butterscotch pie!..
    I can't even remember what I did 2 years ago!! .. LOL

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  19. Love 2005, 2009 and 2010.
    Now where did those years go?

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  20. really lovely quilts - the tumbling blocks design is really appealing to me lately.

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  21. WoW! I see lots of beautiful quilts

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  22. Lots of great memories and laughter in these quilts, what a great display.

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  23. Nice quilts, Rising Star looking very nice.

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  24. What a great way to get some quilts made. I'm sure Rising Star will be finished shortly. I wonder who will receive it.

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  25. An amazing display, I really love 2012, have fun finishing them all.

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  26. Lots of beautiful quilts. It is interesting to see how the colors get brighter every year, as the fabric trends do :)

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  27. Its nice to look back on your quilts.Yours are lovely. You have made a lot of progress on the latest one.Its looking very cool.....

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  28. Wow and just think of the memories of happy times with friends each quilt holds!

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  29. hey good job! i usually read your blog and it is so interesting!

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  30. What a fabulous parade of quilts...love Butterscotch Pie, I've not seen that block/design before, it's great...they all look fabulous though...you've got to love how quickly a quilt top grows with BIG blocks, have fun!...

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  31. WoW! Double Wow! What a nice collection of quilts! Thanks for sharing!

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  32. Holy Cow Woman! You actually get work done at your retreats LOL! I LOVE that star quilt that you're working on this year!

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