Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Marsel and I got her quilt loaded on the frame so that every spare moment could contribute to its completion!
All the fussy-cut squares are rightly accented!
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Thursday, November 20, 2014
I am using Cascade Paint superwash worsted. (Get a look at the price on this booklet!)
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
When it came to the applique plans......I hit a brick wall! Note to self-do not buy this double sided fusible web ever again! The paper just doesn't release and I had a mess.
Monday, November 17, 2014
I worked on Millie's quilt until it was up off the floor-a big hurdle for me!
I have the plans all drawn up.
Now I have to cut it all out! This is how I work from the drawing-figuring out how many of each and working to make it all fit before I begin sewing. I had planned on having the large squares in the center section on being cut 6 1/2" but I bought a collection and the fabrics were all cut as 6" strips. I just cut the sashing a bit larger and it should all work out just fine!
I ended with a reknit-I ripped out the bulky cap that was just a bit too small and redid the math to make it larger. I have this feeling it is a bit too large but it will be whatever size it is after this!
Saturday, November 15, 2014
I finished the socks for Matthew! I can't believe the yarn matched up when I was just going for random....there is order in the universe!
Yarn from the stash, Lion Brand Wool Ease, in worsted weight on #8 needles. The pattern is called Dad's Hat. A fast and relaxing ...
I added one dark red in the busies of having my peoples here! All four grown children and their families are here! There are 17 peopl...
Mom's Patriots Quilt from Connecting Threads is finished. I did a subtle star and ribbon pantograph. I will admit that we ...