Happy Easter Sunday!
Fabric In: 0 yards
Fabric In for March: 10 yards
Fabric Out: 0 yards
Fabric Out for March: 22 3/4 yards
March Stash Reduction: 12 3/4 yards
Fabric In YTD: 33 2/12 yards
Fabric Out YTD: 38 9/12 yards
YTD Stash Reduction: 5 7/12 yards.
It is back to sewing w/o finishes! QuilterMary at Keep Me In Quilts says there are levels of Doneness/Finishness:
Level 1: top and back.
Level 2: quilted.
Level 3: binding on and stitched down.
I really like this idea b/c it gives me a sense of accomplishment while waiting for the quilting. (No, I am not complaining or finding fault with DD#1 b/c she spends lots of her spare time quilting my quilts while leaving her own tops unquilted.) I guess it is time I put on my grandma panties and learn how to quilt my own tops! Maybe DH and I will see a quilting machine in Paducah that we can afford when we go in the middle of April.
This past week I have been taking a break from having something that has a deadline. I sewed Reva blocks aka Scrap Tease from my 1 1/2" strips. Those blocks are dedicated to making quilts for my 3-4 great granddaughters and those 'greats' to come.
Geema's 18 blocks are still being made from 2 1/2" strips. 14-18 of these tops need to be completed - 1 for each grandchild and adopted grandchild. All backs will have circles on them to represent - 'Circle of love never ending always growing and ____ will always fit in Geema's ...' which is what I say to them every time I see them.
Yesterday, I found another scrap pattern I like called "Woven Star" that is paper pieced. I am thinking that I will need to make at least 6-8 tops with these instead of the Wild and Goosey blocks. All with the same type of backing with something added to represent me. I will use the Wild and Goosey blocks already made to make a wall hanging for my studio or maybe as border to secret guild project. mmmm idea struck.
Guess I had better get busy! Great thing about the 3 patterns (Geema's 18, Scrap Tease aka Reva block, & Woven Star) is that they can all be used as leader and enders as I sew other things.
Lator Gators! Have a great Easter Sunday.