I really like the concept behind this quilt. Cute conversation prints with blenders make up the stars. What I failed to realize is it's a pain to deal with those corners where so many layers of fabric meet. Some corners met perfectly but lots did not. I'm not worrying about it as whoever gets this quilt will no doubt love it. It will be a charity quilt but I haven't decided on which charity I'll give it. I hope to get it on Ruthie to quilt soon.
Did I mention I won one of the drawings for the August OMG challenge? No, I didn't think I did. Well, yep, I did -- it was a $25 gift certificate to the Fat Quarter shop. OOOOhhhh. It took me a while to make up my mind. But after careful review of all the wonderful products I made my decisions.
I chose a small charm pack called Ready for Take Off and a small jelly roll of batiks. These were both considered "small" because there weren't as many pieces in the packs. I believe the charm pack had 20 pieces and the jelly roll -- maybe 20 too. I know I'll use the charm pack for a baby quilt for a NICU but have no idea what I'll do with the jelly roll. It'll be fun to work with these though. I'll need to find a go-with fabric for the charm pack and get going on it.
Guess what? I FINALLY cleaned off the front of my cutting table. It was a total mess. Left over fabric was layered on it. It was like a archeological dig going through some of those fabrics. One from early spring, a couple from mid summer, and a few leftover pieces from Ninja Stars. Right now the table looks great! I could actually cut on both sides of the table or open up the Go and cut some pieces. It helps that I put away a container I was collecting blocks from my FCQ Equilters. And, I filed some papers. (Or did I just move them somewhere else? I'm not sure which. Oops.) But I'm pleased that I could actually cut something out there if I wanted to. Let's see how long it will take to fill it up again?!
My goal list is, well, ok is all I can say. Not fabulous and not horrible. You would think with only 4 items I could finish them all. Not to be. Ruthie is unhappy with the thread I chose for the charity quilt so she isn't cooperating. Or she was cranky. Who knows.
October 23, 2017
Make last kite block and sew blocks into top√
Make and mail FCQ Equilter pinwheel blocks ugh… no
Pick a charity top and quilt it √ Loaded
Clean the front side of the cutting table √
October 30, 2017
Make and mail FCQ Equilter pinwheel blocks
Start more doll clothes
Finish quilting charity quilt
Work on cross stitch ornaments
Linking up with my regular linky parties: Oh Scrap!, Monday Making, Main Crush Monday, Moving It Forward and Elm Street Quilt's One Monthly Goal Finish Link Up . Hope you can spend some time checking out what folks have been working on.
I'm going to spend a little time checking these links out and then head down to the studio.
Happy Quilting All! Bonnie