Here's what got me going again:
Yep, I started making a bunch of Drunkard's Path blocks from my leftover hand-dyed fabrics. I started putting together the Grandma's top and I finally found a border that I thought would go really well with it. Here's a sneak peek of the border:
The border is 3 blocks wide, but until I put this up on the wall I forgot that I needed to cut some full squares. I guess I'd better do that before I get too far along. I need 76 of these babies, so it might be a bit before they're finished. They're fun to make, though, and you can't say the border won't be colorful.
And what is that?
I'm not sure, but I *know* that can't be squares and strips for neutral 4-patches, because I am not making Bonnie Hunter's mystery quilt. Nope. No. Besides, I really hate making 4-patches, so you know I'm really not doing it, right?
I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday. One really fun thing that I got to do over the holiday was meet up with Preeti of Sew Preeti Quilts.
|Preeti (left) and me at breakfast.|
It was so fun! We had breakfast together and it was as if we had known each other forever. She brought some show and tell and her quilts were even prettier in person. And look what she brought me:
A zipper bag of my very own, filled with fun fabric just right for a grandson quilt! Plus some great-smelling sandalwood soap! It was so generous and kind, and I love it. I'll be keeping my colored pencils in it, and there's some extra room for a little pad of paper too, so I can take it along in the car. Thank you so much, Preeti!
I also got a chance to meet up with Nancy of PugMom Quilts, and her lovely husband Mike.
|Don't we look like fun people?|
It was so great of them to take time from their family vacation to stop by and see us, and I hope we get to do it again soon. This is the best part of blogging--getting to meet people who are as obsessed as I am with fabric and the fun things you can make out of it. I got to see some of Nancys great quilts, too, along with some works in progress. We had a great time together!
Finally, thanks to everyone who has participated in the Gratitude Sale so far. At this point, there's been about $250 donated to the three charities, including some donations I made on behalf of others. Yay! I decided to keep it open until the end of the year, so there's still time to head over and take a look.
Hope you all are having a great week. Now that I'm getting my mojo back, I'm ready to sew up a storm. But I am *not* making 4-patches. Nope. Really.
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