I’ve recovered from ‘new project fever’, enjoying many diversions and healthy excursions in the process! So, the disappearing nine-patch using 5″ charm squares has progressed from a heap of fabrics to a small quilt top.
I used 36 of the 42 squares from the Moda ‘Alice’s Scrapbag’ charm pack , of these 35 are in the 5 x 7 block layout. The left overs may well be incorporated into a pieced backing but for now I’m waiting on some fabrics to arrive to use for that backing and maybe/maybe not for a border.
Do you think I should add a border or is the top complete as it is?
As for the picture(s) in the title of this post: I’m hoping by majoring on the photos I’ll remember what’s been going in the two weeks since my last feverish post and produce an unusually succinct summary of all the loveliness that has been inspiring me over the past two weeks.
So here goes:
Back at home I stepped into a new venture and taught my first class in a quilt shop! Viv at Purple Stitches made myself and the three ‘students’ very welcome. We spent a peaceful and productive afternoon getting to grips with half square triangles. Next Saturday I’ll be helping the ladies incorporate their blocks into tote bags – more photos to follow…
I’ve made a couple of bags this week to (1) double-check my pattern (just as well, I’ve made a couple of amendments) and (2) increase the stock I can take to a craft fair in a couple of weeks time.
And finally, just because they are beautiful, here are photos of two very different flowers that have just captivated me as I’ve walked around our little garden:
As it’s Tuesday I will add a reminder about my Pinterest Board ‘Pins of the Week’. I update this every Tuesday evening and you can catch last week’s collection on ‘Last Week’s Pins of the Week’. There are links to all sorts of inspiring quilty goodness and a few other things besides 🙂
Counting my blessings, especially being able to share in the wonder of God’s creation with family and friends 🙂
Linking with Connie at Free Motion by the River.