Saturday, October 16, 2010

Halloween Quilt Sneak Peak

A work in progress. Yes, I'm working on not one but two Halloween Quilts this year. (This is amazing because I've never even made one before.) One is for someone else. I will explain in future posts. The fabric in this one is called Boo to You! by Riley Blake. (I originally had the wrong name. :) It was late.)
It is Fall/Autumn/Otoño/Oсень/whatever you love to call it :) break from school around here. Kids are home, the weather has been phenomenal so we've been outside as much as we can, visiting our nearby mountain canyon (pictures), mini-golfing, spray-painting furniture (pictures to come), feeling guilty about avoiding the yard work I should be doing -  which leaves not much time for the computer. So a boring post. I'll have more to share next week besides pictures of dying leaves.
Happy weekend.

26 comments:

Kari @ Ucreate said...

Amy, I can't wait to see the whole thing! I have that Riley Blake fabric and love it!

Rene' Sharp said...

This is going to be a gorgeous quilt when it is finished! Also love your scenery photos. I just wanted to say thank-you for your binding tutuorial. I used it yesterday for doing the binding on my 3rd quilt. I always battled with how to join up the 2 ends of the binding and your tutorial have now shown me how to do it properly. I LOVE your blog!! :)

Q @ JAQS said...

Ooo I'm liking it so far.

Dree said...

Two Halloween quilts...WOW impressive. I was hoping to finish the one I started 3 years ago in time for this Halloween. *sigh*. I have started the quilting--but am bored.

Fall break???? We have conference half-days...in November.

live a colorful life said...

So cute. Really. So.Cute.

Amelia said...

How fun! I wish we celebrated halloween a little more in Australia ... it looks like a fun holiday :)

Rhanda said...

How cute is this going to be! What great fabrics. Thanks for sharing.

madebymum said...

The fabrics you chose are great can't wait to see it finished.

Sarah Craig said...

Really cute quilt, Amy! And I love your leaves - at least they are colorful! I'm surrounded by two acres of trees whose leaves turn dry brown and fall off! I have one little maple tree in the corner that bravely struggles to pop some red into the picture...... ;-)

Judy Bagwell said...

I love the fabric and can't wait to see it completed.

Aunt Spicy said...

Ignore the yard, the snow covers it up anyway, right?

Totally loving the striped border!

Angie said...

What a fun quilt -- just in time for Halloween!

Leslie said...

this fabric is so cute. halloween fabrics and christmas fabrics are getting so much cuter. hope that you enjoy your day and the beautiful weather.

Mary on Lake Pulaski said...

Oh Amy - I have that fabric too and want to make what YOU are making! Hope you show more soon! It looks great!

DeeRoo said...

That Halloween quilt is going to be really nice....Maria would love it!:)

BTW....leaves aren't dying...they are becoming Nature's compost so next Spring's trees will bloom like crazy!:)
AcK!!...did I just say that?:p Heheh!

Belgin Pancar AKÇAY said...

çok güzel.

jlk said...

I love that fabric! BTW -- your husband and daughter were in my ward today. I didn't have a chance to say "hi" or introduce myself as a stalker or anything. I did, however, tell your MIL that I'm a huge fan!

Angie said...

Eeek! So cute! I can't wait to see the finished quilts!

ANudge said...

Cute quilt, but those photos are fabulous. We don't get much color here in SO CAL so these are great to share and enjoy.

Thank you!

Crystal Hendrix said...

Oh the Halloween quilt is looking so cute! :D

Deborah said...

Wow! I've never had the desire to make a Halloween quilt, but yours has totally changed my mind. So totally adorable. Love those bright oranges, but that green spider web block is such a cutie. Anyone would be thrilled to receive that quilt. Good job!

SewSara said...

looks darling! i just finished my halloween quilt, too, with some of the same fabrics. BTW, I think it's called 'boo to you' by riley blake :)

Carol said...

I love your Halloween quilt.

Heather said...

eeek! i love this quilt!!! i need holiday quilts in a bad way.... they are just so darn cute!!!

xo

Stray Stitches said...

The quilt is adorable! Thanks for sharing the fall colors - we don't get much of that here :(

Sew Ladybug Sew said...

I love the halloween quilt, can't wail to see it finished