I tackled a UFO this week--they will not get done unless I work on them! I participated in a round robin with some members of the Toronto Modern Guild last summer and made a wall hanging out of my centre block with a spool border made by Terri. The other borders/blocks will be used in future projects. I found some appropriate backing fabric and pieced some batting scraps before pin basting and quilting it with my walking foot. My slow stitching project this week was sewing the binding down. It is the same fabric as the background gray around the sewing machine.
This will eventually hang in my sewing room.
Last week, I made a flannel baby quilt backed in minke for the church Christmas bazaar. This week, I brought some nautical themed fabric home from the church and made this quilt top. The blue fabric was from my stash. I have a yard of some sailor fabric for a backing--I will have to piece some other fabric into it to make it big enough for the backing. I will piece some batting scraps for this quilt as well. I am attempting to clear out some of my batting scraps and make it possible to shut the lid of the very large bin where they live.
I finished off my green scrappy drunkard's path units and took a picture of the 5 circles I have made so far... the quarter circles are not sewn together yet.
These little flowers are quite small and don't last for that long, but they are very pretty. This is called a Thrift. This little bunch of flowers is less than an inch across in real life.
Finn and our daughter went to the park this past weekend. They enjoyed watching the people and other dogs go by. I think the picnic blanket would be good inspiration for a quilt...
You may be wondering why I have not posted any pictures of my daughter's cross stitch or embroidery lately. At Christmas, I received a promise to make me an embroidery picture as one of my gifts. She has been working on it but I am not allowed to see it until it is done, so there are no pictures for the blog. We will all have to wait patiently for the big reveal!
I will link up with Angela and the RSC group now and with Kathy and the Slow Sunday Stitchers in the morning. Have a great week. I have plans to work on my knitting and embroidery projects this coming week.