Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Summer Fun.....

This summer I have been swimming, creating, building sand castles, laughing, playing games, enjoying myself immensely but absolutely no sewing getting done.....heading off this weekend to June Lake with all kids and grandkids, camping for the week, visiting with my mom and sister too....














Be back mid August....
Enjoy your summer vacation..... Cheri

Sunday, June 29, 2014

and the winner is.....

and the summer sewing pincushion is going to Betsy Schneekloth.....who's not only sewing this summmer but also teaching children how to sew FuN!



send me an email with your address and I'll pop this right on to your house......
enjoy cheri

Sunday, June 22, 2014

simply red, white and blue......



simply red, white and blue.....

I drew up the flag template, cut, sewed, quilted and put on binding in less than four hours......that's how simple it is!

if you would like a pattern for this little quilt mail me $5 and I will pop it right back in the mail to you.......
cheri payne 13862 temple street poway california 92064




giving away this leftover flag block pincushion......are you sewing this summer?
leave me a comment......
I will pick a winner on Sunday June 29......

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

new designs......

USA Stitchery
a map of the United States primitively stitched on muslin....
16" x 20"



May
12" x 24"



new blocks for Common Threads.....
17-20



21-24



block 25 and more



Common Threads is close to finished just applique borders left to do......
to the best of my figuring quilt will measure approximately 84" x 76" when done.....

all new patterns are available on my website.....
http://www.quiltsbycheri.com

enjoy.....

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Throw Back Thursday.....



my first quilts made in the mid 70's for my sons .....notice the extra large pillows they are laying on, it's a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.....
:)

Monday, May 26, 2014

Happy Memorial Day.....



A day to remember, reflect and give thanks to all who have served and sacrificed to protect our freedom.....
Enjoy.....

Friday, May 23, 2014

all better.....

Surgery was yesterday, surgeon just visited, no second surgery necessary, all went well and my daughter will back in her own bed soon......
everyone is happy :)

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Lucy's Mommy.....

Lucy's Mommy, my all grown up baby girl is in the hospital with Pancreatis, Jaundice and an escaped gallstone....waiting for surgery till Pancreas inflammation goes down, with no food or water till then Tough!
Lucy has been making Mommy treasures, bringing her balloons and visiting to cheer Mommy up!
Tough on Lucy and me also, trying not to over fret but that's difficult sometimes, thank goodness I have sweet Lucy with me everyday cheering RaRo up too!






Hoping for Mommy to be able to return home soon....

Sunday, May 18, 2014

my days work.....



my days work, all Common Threads pieced blocks finished.....
now onto the borders.....

Friday, May 9, 2014

out for a ride.....

out for a jolly ride with Papa in the old jalopy.....



just a bit windy with no windows.....



best part a Slurpee treat....YuMMy!