This has graced my wall before and been replaced. Today I put it up again because the wall was bare! It started as 9 squares but where I donate these likes bigger quilts so I needed to add some more. I haven't liked adding a normal row so today I thought about breaking up the row.
I added loose blocks I had hanging around. (Honestly, I still have enough blocks left over to make at least one more quilt this size....I make these blocks whenever I don't have another leader/ender project to work on.)
I have enough blocks already made if I unsew some of them. I figure that will save some time so I don't have to find some fabric, cut, sew. You get the picture. Hum, now the big question is can I get this done this week? And, if so, what do I put on the wall for next week?? It looks like the green one third one in from the right on the bottom might be too light. It's green hearts on a white ground. If I have a decent green hanging around I'll change it. If not, it's going in. Don't forget to go to Judy's site to see more Design Wall Monday postings.
I keep forgetting to take pictures of the finished table runner. Soon, but don't hold your breaths! Update on the pineapple -- it's quilted except that lovely border. Goll darn it now how do I quilt that thing? In one start -- I don't want to tie off a million more strings! Or would tying strings be faster than the _|-|_|- I have planned? The middle horizontals should be at the top of the up and down lines. I was thinking of following the red, white, red section between the checkered board and piano keys. Clear as mud right?
Today's plans are to get a few last minute Christmas presents. And, to really buckle down and get our Christmas cards made and in the mail. Which means a trip to the post office to buy stamps. I'll be out and about for most of the day but I sure hope I have some sewing time. (note need to make C. cards... sewing time maybe non-existent!)