Monday, November 2, 2015

Grandmother's Flower Garden update

For a while I've been meaning to show an update of my Grandmother's Flower Garden, but I've had a row to attach and I kept waiting to get that complete.  Well, I finally finished it at our Craft Club get-together this morning.  So, ta-da!!  Here is my progress to date.

I have enough flowers for this many rows again, but I may make it another flower wider.  I haven't decided what I am going to do with the edges yet.  Karen at Faeries and Fibres has a tutorial for adding a border for a hexie quilt.  And somewhere I have seen a tutorial for finishing the edges without a border, but I can't remember where.  I am getting ahead of myself, because I still have lots of stitching to do before I get there.  But I do have a bunch of flowers already put together so I am just working on adding the green pathway now and it won't take forever (I hope!!).

Hubby and I attended the annual pumpkin carving party at my friend Donna's on Friday night.  Here are our funky and fun jack-o-lanterns.

Hubby's is Alfred E. Newman.  Mine is just a flower.  I won first prize - I've never won before - and got a cute little carving set as my prize,  I'm all set for next year's contest!!

I hope you had a wonderful Halloween, with lots of fun costumes and decorations and not too much candy!  Since NO kids came to our house, we have a box of chocolate bars that I am sure we'll be eating ourselves.. :(



  1. Your GFG is going to be gorgeous. Your work-in-progress is already gorgeous. I am so jealous. I'll just keep sewing on mine and actually loving those hexie flowers. Congratulations on your Halloween win!

  2. love your quilt and pumpkin( what a fun idea)

  3. Love your quilt. Been meaning to start sewing my new ones together. You have inspired me. Congratulation on your lovely pumpkin

  4. Janet, your quilt is really coming along and looks fabulous!! It is so much fun to say, "oh, there's one I made and there is another one and another one!!" Thanks for sharing and for the inspiration!! :-))


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