Finally finished the binding on my Spinning Stars Quilt! Have already spent many wintering nights snuggled under it on the couch!
I was so excited when I realised that my precious Amy Butler Wallflower print went perfectly with all my reds in the quilt. I was hoarding it for a special project and so excited that I got to use it on my very own quilt!
So that is now Goal 1 of my FAL Q2 complete! yeah!
Now the only problem is that I came out the other night and found hubby under my blanket! Tsk tsk. So I finally found the motivation to start his quilt which I have been collecting fabrics for a number of years for. I have been secretly making it during the day while little man has been asleep and even sneaking some sewing in after hubby has gone to bed. I was aiming to have it finished by the start of the week for his birthday but he was sick last weekend and has been home most of the week. It’s been driving me crazy as I only have a few lines to quilt!! here is a sneak peek!
So I have started making my A Blocks for my Simply Solids quilt. I think I am crazy for attempting this – by my calculations I need to make 18 Blocks – each block is 49 squares of 2″ goodness so that is 882 squares. I’m crazy right? Well I have two down, a third half done – lucky they are fun to make! Still waiting on a few more B Blocks. I am leaning towards having all the B Blocks in the centre and then border it with A Blocks.
My lucky dip of 2″ squares
As I sew each row randomly together I am liking some of these colour palettes!