Friday, December 28, 2018

Traditional Bright Sampler Quilt Flimsy Finish, Queen Mary Tour, Happy New Year Almost Here!

My traditional sampler quilt with final border sewn on, now 74" x 84".

Final border is about 10" wide.

We toured the Queen Mary in Long Beach after Christmas.

There was a Carnival cruise ship at dock loading passengers.

Hello from Rancho Palos Verdes where....

It's almost the New Year, 2019!
We had a Merry Christmas with family and good food. I hope you too enjoyed your Christmas.
And best wishes for a Happy New Year!

Before Christmas week I managed to sew the final border onto my Traditional Bright Sampler Quilt, inspired by a free sampler block of the month in 2018 by Piecing the Past Quilt Shop , they called it  'Times of Refreshing.' It now measures 74" x 84". Then I went on break and unplugged my sewing machine.

Christmas week we toured the Queen Mary , a retired ocean liner, maiden voyage 1936, docked in Long Beach, CA. There was a lot to see, models, historical info, a skating rink, restaurants, and Christmas lights and decoration, etc. There were cruise ships at dock loading passengers too. We got lots of walking/exercise in.
Beautiful scenery.

That's the news from the rancho where the holidays are being enjoyed and I'm staying in relax mode.
How about you and yours? Are you still on holiday?

I'll be by to visit!


Mystic Quilter said...

Love your bright sampler!!! What a treat visiting the Queen Mary, I love these old liners, much easier on the eye than these present day floating monstrosities!

Magpie's Mumblings said...

Your quilt is beautiful - as always the colors are spectacular. And visiting the Queen Mary - that had to be a huge thrill!

Anonymous said...

You are SO good at mixing colors and shapes - you have added the borders on yet another beautiful quilt.
Thera are only a few hours left before midnight and 2019 so may I wish you the very best for the coming year.

Pamela said...

Best wishes for the new year! Those borders are gorgeous. I agree with Queenie, you are great with colors and shapes!