So, how did you do in the 15 minute a day sewing challenge for the month of March?
Did you let the stress of every day get to you, or did you challenge yourself to do a little bit of sewing each day?
It is hard to “see” the results of my sewing, a lot of my 15 minutes were closer to 5 or 10 minutes hand stitching applique that has been glued for a while.
So I have gotten past about half of the hand stitching on this section of the quilt.
This applique will migrate to another project from my original plans I think.
Geesh, I noticing that I have a lot of projects I started back in 2011 (the date for this quilt’s start).
Anyway, I did the weave quilt early in the month.
I have made appointments with two long arm quilters during the month. For the first time ever.
I have been trolling around Quilter’s Cache lately. I made the cutest Galaxy Star from that site.
I hand stitched some batting that wasn’t quite big enough for a smaller project, I basted with spray baste, and am now starting to ditch quilt the borders on my domestic machine.
I also made a few small items for the guild’s boutique for the quilt show.
A few pincushions. This uses 5 squares of each fabric type. I found the tutorial online. I skipped the adding the paper step, but I had to hand stitch the middle closed on the pieces because there are several seams that stop at the quarter inch corner.
And I made 60 degree coasters from another pintrest link. These were easy, but I added batting just below the piece at the bottom of the coaster.
That is the finished project. Without top stitching anyway.
Here’s how they start. Pretty easy.
I bought my 3 day ticket for the quilt festival in June, and I signed up with a class/lecture by a quilter I was impressed with that is in a nearby guild, with one of the twilters, Carole!
Since changing my computer around, I never reinstalled photoshop (over 10 years old), so I have been using PicMonkey website to edit my photos. Very similar to Picnic that I reviewed a long time ago. Not bad, gives you plenty of free editing options.
Anyway, that’s me checking in with you! How have you been? March-A-Long! Good work getting those projects done!