May HQAL Update

I find hand work of any kind right now to be such a relaxing balm to my soul.  I have been distracted from my HQAL project, Grandmother’s Flower Garden, by some knitting, crochet, cross stitch and of course gardening.  Yesterday I knew I was going to need to update on the progress for my HQAL, so I put a little time into it and realize again how much I enjoy it.img_9490

Before SIP, I was at a Walmart in Santa Barbara (we were visiting my daughter).  Both my younger daughters were with me and they fell in love with this fabric.  Both of them said it was perfect for my garden quilt.img_9491

They also found these two.  I know I have been making this quilt out of scraps, but since the girls picked these fabrics and were so excited, I decided to use them.  They have been cut but not made into flowers yet.img_9505-1

I have been adding the green hexis around and between all the flowers.  I really like the scrappy way all the different greens look.

This Hand Quilt Along is an opportunity for hand quilters and piecers to share and motivate one another. We post every three weeks, to show our progress and encourage one another.  If you have a hand quilting project and would like to join our group contact Kathy at the link below.

KathyMargaretTracyDebSusan,  Nanette,  EdithSharonKarrinGretchenKathi,  BellaDaisy, Monica and Sherrie

Also sharing with Kathy’s Quilts for Slow Stitch Sunday.

11 thoughts on “May HQAL Update

  1. I do like your variety of greens. Definitely how a real garden would look.

  2. Those are adorable fabrics!

  3. Thanks!! Since the girls found them, I felt I just had to use them.

  4. Your daughters picked out some adorable fabrics to use. Really like that you are using the green for the sashing in this quilt. Glad your keeping busy – I have been doing all the same 🙂

  5. The white rabbit fabric is so cute! The greens frame the hexie flowers beautifully.

  6. Cute fabric and your flower garden blocks are pretty!

  7. Love those scrappy greens in your Grandmother’s Garden quilt. I agree with your daughters….love those fabrics.

  8. My goodness, this is really getting big! It is just lovely, Connie!

  9. Love the fabrics your daughters chose and the quilt is stunning!!

  10. Those little bunnies are adorable! Perfect fabric

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