Fabulous Friday Finishes!!

Sallys angelworks

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Yeeeehaw!!!! 

I'm super excited to share with you a recent finish! My dear friend (and my daughter's future mom-in-law) has a fun request every year (this is year 3!! I love this tradition) for a quilt! She and her hubby's business buys the quilt and donates it to a local ministry's silent auction (Second Mile Ministries). This year, she mentioned that the ladies running the auction would probably love something very Texas-y!

Well, I just happened to have a great Texas panel that I've been storing for a fun project such as this!! (I have one more put away for another quilt…maybe for mr gorgeous, my Texas boy!!)

I went to a fun fabric store in downtown Houston and purchased a bunch of Texas-y (I love that word!!) fabric…and here's the quilt!!!

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I was inspired by a block in Vintage Quilt Revival and designed the four blocks similarly!

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That barbed wire fabric is so fun…although, it can be a bit dangerous…(see below!! eeep!)

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That's my quilting glove that accidentally got sewn into the quilting! No digits were harmed in the quilting of this quilt! (thank goodness!!!)

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Here's the panel I used for the middle. I free motion quilted around the state and the "label" on the left side. 

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Since I opted not to quilt inside the state, I embroidered over the letters of TEXAS to keep it from being too loosey goosey!!

I love how the state puffs out!!

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Special thanks to Cora for holding up the quilt for me! (All four kiddos are very well versed in this procedure!)

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Since she was home for easter break, she got roped in! (see what I did there????) 🙂

I have a couple of other finishes this week, but I'm going to save those for other posts! Stay tuned for a new skirt and a new pillow and a fun little pixelated quilt! yay!!!

What are you finishing this weekend?

Blessings!!

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    Love the Texas quilt, Sally

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