Welcome to this week's installment of the Sew & Tell Party! The party where you have a chance to share the progress or finish of recent projects.
Last week I had a goal of getting as many memory bears done as possible... These little teddys are time consuming! I managed to get three (only 3!) ready to take on a picnic where they will be fed to their little hearts content and leave stuffed. Each one takes about a day. If I were not making them for a very good friend, I would have turned down the job...
After getting two bears ready for stuffing, I had grown bored with them and needed a change in scene and activity... I pulled fabric that my Mom had purchased for a quilt. It will be a large simple rail fence quilt. I cut all of the strips and have them ready for piecing.
In other activities, I had received a message that a LQS (not really all that local to me - 4 hours away) was having a blow-out sale and fabrics were deeply discounted. I made a quick, frivolous purchase of fabric and joined a fabric swap with the National Park Postcard group hosted by Rachel at Fiona Sandwich... When my purchase came in, I discovered a special little bonus fat quarter and hand-written note! Such a special touch 💖
That's all I have to show for Sew & Tell... next week I hope to have the final quilt (8/8) for my customer finished. This one is getting special treatment and each block some special quilting. There is a lot of lace and ribbon used in this one... here are two pictures showing the fancy work. This top is not wonky and wavy as most of the others one were. I wonder what kept her from finishing it...
Isn't that carousel just the sweetest? Each block is unique and there are 30 of them.
You know where I can be found this week. :) No extra appointments or interruptions this week. Yay!
This week I made the decision that I will use a random selection for the Sew & Tell feature... this week's selection is Gretchen. She showed us the progress of her Grandma's Flower Garden piece... she has removed some templates but will have many more to remove since it is not quite half finished.
I'd be having a binging party with netflix... Probably watching Heartland or Call the Midwife. Or maybe remove them as we travelled and listen to an audiobook.
How would you pass the time as you remove the hexies?
Leave a comment... I'd love to hear from you!
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