My local quilt guild had a ‘Not Going to Quiltcon Sew-In’ this weekend. I figured out what I wanted to work on, pulled some fabric, and packed up everything to go.
When I got there to set up my machine I realized I did not grab my foot pedal/power cord for my sewing machine. Ugghhh… Oh well. So I ended up prepping and cutting the fabrics I brought so I could sew them when I got home. My plan was to work on the Broken Herringbone blocks that I have been doing for a Memory Quilt. This one is a memories of quilts I’ve made by using fabrics from those quilts for the blocks. I was able to get 6 more blocks completed once I got home.
These are bright, bold, and happy. I love the direction my color choices have taken. My plan was to create these herringbone blocks in chronological order but I still need to find some of the older fabric in order to really do that.
Speaking of fabric – this week’s additions:
That top fabric is Color Theory and I just had to have it when I saw it on Instagram last week. It will be my inspiration piece when my turn as Queen Bee comes around later this year for the Beehive Quilt Bee. Then there’s Fall Magnolia, Doe Lightening, and Kona Cotton in Steel (I’m trying to embrace some solids). I also got these goodies:
Missouri Quilt Company had a Daily Deal recently which was a free mini tumbler ruler and a pattern to use it for. While there I found a Mixed Bag mini charm pack, a Cotton + Steel Playful charm pack, and. C+S Cookie Book charm pack. I’m planning to use Playful for a charity infant quilt. It will be perfect for that.
Then I received the IKEA Raskog cart in teal! I ordered the steel gray one last week, which I love, because the teal wasn’t available but I kept checking and then one day it was. So I popped that puppy into my cart and checked out immediately so I wouldn’t lose it. They are currently on sale as IKEA may be phasing these carts out. If you want one you really should jump in and order one. The color is just perfect and it works so well in my sewing room.
Jasper really likes it too!