unraveled wednesday | 2.13.2019…

     All 24 quilt blocks are done: stitched together in six columns of six blocks each and seams pressed.*  Next steps:

  • 1 -join the six columns;
  • 2- buy backing (I looked  through my stash and didn’t find anything I really liked so I’ll stop at the quilt shop tomorrow after I meet with my Thurs stitching friends);
  • 3 – give to the long arm quilter to stitch her magic joining the three layers – top, batting and backing – together… and then
  • 4 – Voila, one quilt ready for the May quilt show and, and…
  • 5 – finish the two quilts on my design wall, also slated for the quilt show.

I’m about half through Digital Minimalism and discovered the other day I missed the author’s book signing last Sat, here in DC. He actually lives in Takoma Park, MD, a suburb of DC. Oh well… On my TBR list: 3 memoirs: Educated by Tara Westover; Inheritance by Dani Shapiro; and Anne Patchett’s Truth & Beauty.

As for knitting, I continue to stitch a row or several most days on the Christmas stocking and Log Cabin/ 9- patch lap robe. Waiting patiently in the wings is a project I promised myself I would not start until (if ever?) those two were nearly completed… I am seeing the end! I also have a couple other KNiPs ( knit projects in progress – or not) that need some attention; determined to do so in 2019!

Time to resume my stint at the sewing machine and even go for a walk – sun’s in/out today and the temps are in the high 40s! Joining Kat and friends for Unraveled Wednesday!

Cheers~

*(the photo on the left is cloudy because the iron was steaming…)

13 thoughts on “unraveled wednesday | 2.13.2019…

  1. Your quilt fabrics are lovely, and just the thing for a grey day in February! Three quilts for the quilt show sounds like a great accomplishment (and I hope we get to see them)!

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  2. LOVE the colors in your quilt top! …adding Truth & Beauty to my TBR (which has grown exponentially these past few weeks #goodproblems)

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  3. The quilt blocks are gorgeous; can’t wait to see the finished product! Inheritance is on my TBR. I first read about Digital Minimalism right here, but have seen one reference after another about it. Think that needs to go on the list as well.

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  4. Such pretty fabric in those quilt blocks. Keep us posted on your quilting progress. I enjoy Patchett’s writing. We had an interesting discussion in our book group about Truth and Beauty. I have Educated on my list too. I finished Obama’s book and am still thinking about her story.

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