Wednesday, August 26, 2015

"Harrison Rose" and Other Things.

You may or may not have noticed I haven’t been around blog land for a while.  I have spent most of my time trying to discover what else other than quilting I might enjoy doing.
There surely must be something.  It’s not shopping, gardening or cooking that’s for sure.

I did a little knitting.
 I finally sewed in all the ends and blocked this shawl.  Poor thing has been hanging around forever.

Traveling with my grandchildren is on the top of my list.
We had a fun trip to FL until I came down with Strep and had to come home early.  Let me just say stay away from people with Strep because it can be really hard on  elderly people- like me.

Now that I am recovered it’s back to my quilting.



I finished all the blocks for my Harrison Rose quilt and put the top together.  It’s such a lovely pattern and didn’t take too long to complete.  Once the beautiful feathers are quilted in the border I know it will look even better.
I really enjoyed working on Harrison Rose one of Collector with a Needle’s great patterns.  All of Dawn’s beautiful pattern can be found on her Etsy shop here.



Until the next time,
Nancy

16 comments:

  1. Beautiful shawl, Nancy!
    Your Harrison Rose top is lovely. Dawn has gorgeous patterns, but since I don't applique, I just enjoy watching others make them. : )

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  2. I love your Harrison Rose top!! Yes, it will be fabulous with the feathered quilting :0) Your shawl is very pretty too. I'm sorry you got sick and it shortened your trip. Glad you're feeling better!

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  3. Your Harrison Rose is just gorgeous! Strep throat at any age is horrible! Glad your back to feeling better.

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  4. Oh I do love your Harrison Rose! must get a move on with mine...
    Such a pretty shawl - and such fine knitting. I used to do a lot of knitting and once made a large knitted tablecloth in a fine yarn so I know how complex this can be - well done!

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  5. I often wonder what I would do in my spare time if I didn't sew, or if I lost interest in sewing. I can't come up with any answers and my passion for patchwork has not waned. I'm glad to hear you're feeling better. Beautiful quilt top.

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  6. tu colcha es fantástica!!!!!
    me gusta muchísimo
    me alegra que ya estés mejor y con ganas de acolchar,
    saludos

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  7. What pattern is that knitted shawl? It is gorgeous.

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  8. I certainly hope you are going to continue with your quilting as I would really miss my quilting friend! Your shawl is so pretty and the Harrison Rose is just gorgeous! Your work is so pretty - pictures on the web just don't do it justice. I think Di Ford has a few more patterns you might be interested in if you are getting bored!

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  9. What a beautiful shawl you made. I'm glad you got it finished and your Harrison Rises are spectacular. What a garden!

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  10. I love your shawl! I've been crocheting again some. Our weather has turned cooler here, and it makes me want to pull my yarn out. Your Harrison Rose is beautiful.

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  11. Good to hear you have recovered and are well again... Your Harrison Rose top is a beauty! I also love Dawn's patterns very much, and downloaded the Noah&Matilda Bom, and hope to find some time for it...
    Like you I also do some knitting now and then, but you must be a very advanced knitter, because your new shawl is wonderful.

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  12. The Harrison Rose quilt is beautiful! And you are a knitter.....I did not know that. The design looks very lacy and feminine.

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  13. Harrison Rose is just beautiful. Great finish. The shaw is very pretty, I like to work with yarn sometimes, they make such pretty yarns these days.

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  14. So sorry to hear you had Strep!
    That shawl is stunning!
    LOVE your Harrison Rose - what a gorgeous finish!

    Congratulations on both finishes!

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  15. Love your Harrison Rose, congratulations on your beautiful finished top.

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