Saturday, January 12, 2013

I’ve Been Quilting!!!

On Thursday,  I was able to get rid of one of my crutches which made it MUCH easier to climb the stairs to my studio.  So, I have been spending a few hours each day working on the quilting for the Flower Pot Quilt.

I was very unsure about how I was going to quilt this piece and still am not sure about the blocks, but had a good idea about the border.  When we were talking about it, my friend Deb had commented that she was looking forward to seeing some “organic” designs in the quilting.   So I chanted the word “organic” and off I went…..

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I am working the borders in a mixture of echo quilting and other “organic”  shapes…..

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The only problem was that, after quilting one border, I ran out of thread on the spool……


This morning I made a quick trip to the shop and now have plenty of thread to do the job. 

As of this evening, all of the borders are finished and I am trying to get some idea of what to do inside the blocks.

If nothing else, it has been great to be upstairs again!!!!


Karen said...

Great to see you are able to be more active and get into your sewing space! Lovely start to the quilting.

Maggi said...

Lovely quilting and I'm glad that you are able to get up to your studio already.

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