Wednesday, April 1, 2009

What a great day today was. I spent almost the whole day in the studio and actually accomplished something I made that I can show.

This is made with the quilted fabric from my practice with my first panto. Doesn’t it look like I planned it? I am going to an EQ6 class on Friday and will be trying this out. I wonder if having a wonderful, quilted notebook cover will help me to learn.

I also got a quilt on the frame.

This was a BOM in 2005 and I got the top put together in January 2006. And then, nothing. Once again, I was afraid to try to quilt it because I didn’t know what to do. It is a sampler with patchwork and appliqué.

I have started quilting: did ½ of the top border. I am doing a long feather but no one will be able to see it because the border fabric is busy and I am quilting with white thread. The feathers are for practice as I still have trouble keeping them in scale. Maybe I will be better by the time I get done.

Because of the differences in the blocks I will be deciding as I go and I think I will do cross hatching on the squares blocks. Because I can’t seem to work on just one thing at a time, I may be working on this for a while. Since it is now April, I have three online BOMs to do as well as two local BOMs. I just realized that at the end of the year I will have 5 UFOs just from the BOMs so I guess I will have to join another UFO/PRIM completion challenge.


Wilma NC said...

Nice projects!!! The quilt top is beautiful.

QuiltedSimple said...

Your notebook cover looks lovely - can you do a tutorial for it?

Kay said...

Isn't it great to have a whole day to work on what you want, and actually be able to focus. Good job on the notebook cover.

word verification is "whine"! I'm not doing that, at least not today :)