Sunday, March 16, 2008
Back to the sewing room
Today the sun is shinning brightly, the sky is a clear blue, and I am feeling better.
Friday I actually spent quite a bit of time in the sewing room
I was able to finish up this quilt top. I had a small collection of homespuns this seemed like the perfect pattern to use them up. The pattern called for the quilt to be square... I never liked the idea of a square quilt unless it was a wall hanging.
(I will be giving this to one of my sons and I could just see him taking a nap and his toes sticking out.) So I added a row of blocks on each end making it longer therefore more practical.
I have been wanting to do try some big stitch quilting with perle cotton and I have been wanting to give the baptist fan quilting pattern a try. It is a lot easier than I expected it to be, at least so far. I did start out by marking the first few fans, then they just seemed to fall in place, at least so far. It is going pretty fast, I completed this much in one afternoon.
I recieved a call from Mary at the quilt shop wanting to know if I was able to start another project for her. I told her I would be in Monday, so I will have something new to show tomorrow.