In January I started A Lovely Year of Finishes, and up until May I was able to make my goal each month. For June, my goal was to finish my flying geese quilt...and I almost made it. Another day or two and I would have had it. I even have the binding cut and ironed! … Continue reading No Goals for July
I finally had a day I could spend quilting today, and progress has been made! I had largely finished the walking foot quilting, except for a few spots I thought I might be able to FMQ (in hindsight, that does not look like a good idea!). This meant I could start on the triangles. For… Continue reading Work Has Progressed!
My flying geese quilt top is basically finished. I was originally going to add a small border, per this design below from EQ. Unfortunately, I don't have enough of the blue/green fabrics and did not like the look in other fabrics I did have enough of, so it will stay unbordered. Instead, I have decided… Continue reading Which Way Do I Go?
I chose an easy goal for May, knowing that I was going to be quite busy this month. Despite that, I was surprised to see the Lovely Year of Finishes finish link up has been posted already! Luckily I did not have many threads for my thread sampler, and the owls are fun and easy… Continue reading In Under the Wire: ALYOF May Goal
There's really not much to see in the header pic, but it is the beginning of my A Lovely Year of Finishes goal for May. It is going to be a busy month (again), so I am choosing a fairly modest project. In January, I started a thread sampler as part of The Inbox Jaunt's… Continue reading ALYOF May Goal
And I rather like it 🙂 It started out with quite a number if problems -- biased edges, using the wrong measurements, stretchy fabric, just to name a few -- but in the end it came together and I think it will be a great gift for my friend. I love how the black binding… Continue reading The Nightmare is finished!