Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Finished and inspired from April.
Last week I finally finished "Kestrel's Cousins". After I had put the binding on I realized I had purchased some Kaffe Fassett fabric for the binding but didn't use it. I'm doing Quilter's Quarter's Buck-A-Block which uses KF fabrics. So I may use it for that.
Between the Buck-A-Block and Block-of-the-Month I will have enough blocks for three quilts (because I make a sample block before I do either of those). I have challenged myself to use the Flynn Frame I HAD to have to quilt them. It is currently gathering dust behind my studio door. Am determined to become a better machine quilter.
Well, I just blew away a whole paragraph! But I remember what it was about so I can write it again!
As promised, I ripped out some of the stitching on my whole cloth quilt and remarked it. Thursday night I worked on it for about and hour and completed quite a bit. I can see a pinprick of light at the end of the whole cloth tunnel - whoopee!
I briefly looked at The Scientific Quilter blog this morning. The name inspired a possible new design for a block - will let you know if it comes to fruition.
Artquiltmaker and I are on a road trip to visit my mom. We had a very nice trip down. I didn't have to drive at all and was totally relaxed (except when the raven dive bombed the windshield) because AQ is such a good driver. Of course that is because I taught her to drive!
We stopped in Paso Robles at Birch Quilts (the online store is called Fabric Worm) which is a light and airy shop with