Showing posts from July, 2019

WIP Monday

Made some updates to the list, to reflect some other projects that have jumped on there, mostly non-quilt projects.  I had an itch to cut out some clothing, so I got a couple of pieces cut out.  I finished a couple of tops, and have some dresses in progress.  It's challenging going back to 3-D sewing, but it's also refreshing. Priorities for now: 1. Finish piecing Hexology - it shouldn't take long, I just need to get a chunk of time (although that's easier said than done) 2. Add the borders to Moda Love; that would get it off the piecing pile. 3. Finish piecing A New View; it's in the house so I should be working it when I have 10 minutes here and there, instead of trolling Reddit. 4.  Finish piecing the Guild mystery quilt; see comment on #3! Once Natalie finishes her current quilt on the long-arm, I'll load up Rows of bricks.  That should be another quick finish (and one more thing to add to the binding pile...) Had a little fun with the custom qui

Summer Fun

Summer is well underway, and flying by as usual.  We spent the Fourth of July in Alabama for a wedding.  Two days driving and two days there made for a loooonng weekend.  I did get a little bit of cross stitch done in the car, but otherwise it was a definite break from productivity and workouts.  It's 4-H time again, and Izzy finished this adorable outfit for the clothing event.  I was quite disappointed in the judge, however.  She went in full Cosplay, and the judge was visibly bothered by it.  She practically scowled at Isadora the entire time, while she smiled at the rest of the kids.  This outfit involved pleats, and invisible zipper, darts, set in sleeves and some MAJOR pattern hacking.  We changed it from a button down front with a separate collar to no buttons with an integrated collar.  There were only two girls in the judging class, and the other girl got the purple.  She made a fleece robe.  Seriously.  I was infuriated.  So much so that we left before participating in