Monday, January 31, 2011

Piece on Earth...

Steel Scraps suggested "Piece on Earth" as a saying for a church sign, and it was so good that I decided to put it on the church building rather than make a sign post.  Thank you for suggesting it!!
Just beyond the golf course and the 18th hole, a lone horse stands in a field contemplating an apple snack stack.

Block #10 of this "All Around the Town" quilt is now done!  I'm getting very close to getting all 12 blocks done so I can assemble the quilt center.  It is getting exciting!

The following pair of pets will embellish a couple of the previous blocks.  I just have them glue basted.  The doggie's bone is wrong side up so you can see where I glued the raw edges under with my trusty Elmer's glue stick and awl.  Now I just need to place them and applique in place.  I want to try and make a garden gnome for one of the yards as well.  Hee-hee-hee...
After a long time where it seemed I was not making emough progress, I can see the light at the end of the tunnel...and it isn't a train!

In stitches,
Teresa  :o)


  1. Hermoso trabajo!!
    Disfruto ver sus avances.

    Beautiful work!
    I enjoy seeing their progress.

  2. The saying is perfect!! I love your pets. I just might have to get this pattern regardless of the's been so much fun watching your creation :0)


  3. I have been so enthralled watching you put this top together that I have added the pattern to my list of things to buy (I'm trying to not shop for the first 6 months of the year, so my list will be long, come July).

    Thanks for sharing your progress. It's just wonderful!

  4. You are having so much fun with this project and I am having just as much fun watching you put it together! You are right that was the perfect saying for the church. Onward, quilting soldier!!

  5. Oh Teresa..I just love this ....and the fabric choices, stone, cobbler...perfect...magnificent....

  6. This is just the cutest pattern! I love all of the details and how all of the little touches are so cute! I would add a weiner dog (or 3) cuz I have 3 of them.. and I LOVE my doggies.. not that I know how to make my own patterns.

  7. What a great fabric for the stained glass window!

  8. Can't wait for the finished project. Yours is so cute since you have put your own personal stamp on it...So many ideas are floating around in my head. This is a must do for me!

  9. Just when I think this quilt can't get better or cuter - it does!! I love the horse and apples.

  10. The details you put in this quilt are so much fun to see!

  11. Oh goodness - such wonderful applique. Something I haven't mastered yet. Your work is really wonderful and I see that you've done BBD's Home Sweet Home! Sigh! I love that quilt!!

  12. What a wonderful project, Teresa! It been fun to follow the construction of it. Your little town is just magical. I'm also creating a system for myself to save scraps and get to them easier. Your idea is a very good one, thanks!


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