yea! the pear quilt is done, binding, and sleeve.
pattern is old,
|pattern download HERE: https://store.figtreeandcompany.com/Mini_Canned_Pears_Downloadable_p/992e.htm|
I learned following a pattern has it's place. I work originally usually but while I'm coping with pain a pattern is a blessing. I get to choose fabrics and quilting designs etc.
|a mix of walking foot, and free motion |
her method for the checkerboard border is not as easy as the one I used, but they finish at 1" squares. This little quilt is very straight, but my digital photo ability is lacking to keep the photos straight!
I hung it up but it's too small for this wall and need a mid sized hanging rod
I add in my own little extras. She encourages wild use of color.
and I tried flowers a new way, on 7" square paper...
|I love the bits of copper paint, the light catches it and sparkles!|
I finished the hand sewing of my tumbling block quilt, meaning it's time to quilt this one:
it was just a scrappy project for hand work while watching TV, and it grew...I think I learned about color and value as I sewed.
Knitting again... found my supplies for socks, and started a new pair for DH
the color of the month at RSC is aqua/turquoise and we're encouraged to use our scraps in a project
I pulled out the smallest scraps since I didn't have a project in mind...and made some improv geese one day while listening to a book on audio:
|just playing around with design|
that's it for this week... otherwise I used my creativity to write Thursday's "I Like" post, cook, bake, and today I hope to start decorating the mantel for Halloween to extend the fun of the season.