I have been doing a bit of quilting during the past few weeks while watching the Olympics on TV. Unfortunately I have put my Dear Jane to the side for the last little while -- I really MUST get back to it!!
I have been working on a wool BOM from my LQS --Creative Edge in North Vancouver. The blocks are from this book.
The wool fabric of the BOM and it is hand dyed from a local person right here in my area -- Wool Penny Rugs I have been collecting wool and patterns for a while now and I am finally working on one and quite enjoying the ease of the wool applique. Ah - well -- what is one more project on the go!
Block Two -- there are 16 blocks altogether.
The blocks are sitting on the lovely silk pillows that Anri brought me back from Thailand!
The other project that I have up on my design wall right now is the Fairy quilt for little Phoenix. I was thinking of putting it together sort of like this - with the blocks around the centre piece on just the three sides. There are some small flower squares as well that I want to put around as well.
I bought some more fabric in Portland to go with this quilt and then some of the prettiest fairy fabric for the backing. I am planning on making a bigger sized quilt -- more bed sized than crib sized - which will be good since she will probably be out of the crib by the time she gets it!! But Jessica has a some beautiful baby quilts that she is using now so I think this one can wait until she is a bit older. Although I had better get working on it - knowing me it could end up being a graduation present!
We just finished watching about 1/3 of the movie "Get Smart" Boy was that a terrible and stupid movie - and it didn't resemble the original TV show in any way what so ever. I really loved that old TV series with Don Addams. Well - at least we didn't waste too much time watching it - and it was on the PVR - I just pressed "delete".......
I have had quite the bad cold the past week - but I am starting to feel better finally this weekend... those Olympics just wore me out!! Finally got back to the gym today after a week of coughing too hard to ride an exercise bike. Hopefully I don't pay for it tonight....