Sunday, 16 October 2016

Sunday Sewday

Lots of time stitching lately round here.  I think as the year gets busier I'm making myself spend time stitching to try to balance it out.  Here's some of what I've been up to.

The RSC has moved on to yellow for October.  I have lots of yellow but have only made a start on some star points because I was buy sewing blue stars for the collaborative foster kids quilt.  You can check out what others are up to here.

The last two blocks for my sampler, which started a couple or so years ago as a Classic Meets Modern QAL over at  Along the way I disliked my choices, changed direction, lost interest, until finally I made a new plan to finish this.  I found some blocks around the internet that I wanted to make and have used lots of nice strong fabrics in these to pull everything together.  Watch this space for the setting plan.

I'm continuing to work on the Project 48 Quilt.  Dodgy photo I'm afraid, taken at quilt group when I laid the blocks out.  Below are the blocks made since then.  I think I am one block behind; the applique month really slowed me down.

Also under my needle:  blue stars, postcards for a swap, a secret project for a Christmas Swap.

On my mind:  finishing the RSC Sampler from 2014, my much neglected wonky houses, a row quilt from a swap a few (could it be 10) years ago.

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