There’s been a lot more relaxing and a lot less sewing going on over here since my days off last week. I’ve gotten a few things accomplished but no one project has gotten a lot of attention. Here’s what I’ve done:
Sugar Block Club – I posted the June block here but never posted the first 6 blocks all together.
I also already completed the July block.
Pouches – I made 2 pouches – one that I will post next week and one that I made for an employee of mine that is transferring departments. She’s the one person at work that wants to see all this stuff I create. She makes jewelry so we have a crafting mutual respect for each other. I used a free pattern that I found on Craftsy. I used a Home Decor print remnant for the outside. I learned to use a larger seam allowance when using this particular piece of fabric. There was a little fraying on some of the areas of the bag. I have enough of the fabric left over and will be making some pillows so I will use a larger allowance for those.
I might use a stiffer interface or some fusible fleece next time I make this. I think it needs a little more structure. Anyway – she loved it! She’s already got plans for how she will use it.
Random Blocks for bigger projects – A third Memory block. This one is from the second quilt I ever made.
I talked about the inspiration for this quilt in this post. I have more fabrics pulled but not sewn together yet.
I started the Mini-Medallion Quiltalong over on Clover and Violet in association with SewLux. This is my fabric pull:
The center block is just so cute. All the information can be found on Clover and Violet’s blog .
The first border pattern got released today. I can’t wait to see what it is and get started sewing it up.
While I was relaxing, I took advantage of Swim, Bike, Quilt’s moving destash on Instagram and picked up some wonderful fabrics.
I was so happy to be able to snag those text prints!
I also got a few more items from #thegreatfabrcidestash on Instagram.
There’s some Essex Linen in Olive in that bunch of loveliness. I can’t wait to find something great to use it in. That grouping also included 2 pieces of Wee Gallery, Terrain by Kate Spain, and Circa 1934.
Now, I’ve got to pop back over to Clover and Violet and see what that first border looks like.