Kathy, at Slow Sunday Stitching, is keeping me on a wonderful, relaxing pace.
I have finished Aunt Bea’s Parlor, block 6.
Here are the first six completed blocks:
Onto block 7.
And I am continuing to work on scrap control.
The black, gray and white scrap bags are sorted and cut into various usable strips.
I am sorting the green scrap bag.
What a tedious job.
Please don’t let me allow my scraps to take over ever again!
9 is the number that was drawn for the monthly goal over at Patchwork Times.
My #9 is old.
The wall hanging began by playing around with Libby Lehman’s threadplay technique. Then I was asked to teach it.
I have no idea how long ago that was. A long time ago. I haven’t taught in years.
And I have no idea what I’m going to do to finish it.
I am linking up with Patchwork Times and One Monthly Goal.
Posted in Motivation, One Monthly Goal, Quilts
Tagged Elm Street Quilts, LCsCottage, Libby Lehman, OMG, Patchwork Times, quilting, sewing, threadplay, UFO
Yay! My January UFO goal was to finish quilting Aunt Sukey Spins Off.
I am so happy to say that the quilting is done, but so is the binding. This quilt is finished and out of the sewing studio!!!
I am linking this finish up with One Monthly Goal at Elm Street Quilts and Patchwork Times.
If you own EQ7, then you can get the project file for this quilt by clicking on the Freebies tab at the top of this blog.
Aunt Sukey Spins Off Part 1
Aunt Sukey Spins Off Part 2
Aunt Sukey Spins Off Part 3
Aunt Sukey Spins Off Part 4
Aunt Sukey Spins Off Part 5
My scrap bags are all full. Each and every one of them.
I have decided to use Bonnie Hunter’s Scrap User’s System.
It is quite surprising to me how many strips, strings and crumbs I have managed to cram into one bag.
This is going to take a while.
Posted in Aunt Sukey Spins Off, Motivation, One Monthly Goal, Organization, Quilts
Tagged Aunt Sukey Spins Off, Bonnie Hunter, LCsCottage, OMG, One Monthly Goal, quilting, Scrap User's System, sewing
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February 04 Erin/Aurifil of Aurifil
Remember the Siggy dolls from this post?
Now that my QAL Bear Paw distraction is done (Quilting doesn’t count…ha,ha!), I have gotten around to sewing dresses for the dolls.
My granddaughters will receive these dolls for their birthdays.
The dolls took me out of my comfort zone, but I think my girls are worth it!
I have wanted to make the Siggy doll since I received the premiere issue of Soft Dolls and Animals in 1997.
Umm…yes…1997. I was going to make the doll for my daughter. Somehow, time has gotten away from me.
So, I have made two dolls…one for each granddaughter.
I think I lost my mind! I thought that it would be fun to alter the simple pattern a bit.
I have a new respect for doll makers!
I tried making bendable fingers…that was tough.
I tried making toes. That was tough.
Worst of all was the hair. Whatever was I thinking?! Hot glueing a bunch of tangled, curly hair was tremendously boring and tedious for me!
Oh nooooo…I couldn’t just buy a wig…or make one. I had to glue this stuff by individual strands.
Sometimes, I am an idiot.
These dolls have more hair than Cousin Itt!
I shall be making a dress outfit for each doll.
Should be a piece of cake.