Sounds like a funny book title, doesn’t it? As it’s time for the February Clamshell Club report, I’m showing the Pickled Ladies that got finished this month. Not as many as I had hoped, but half a dozen to add to the mix is progress. To see more clamshell reports from other participants, check in here at Cybele’s Patch to find those links.
On the weekend, a new Inklingo Pies and Tarts collection was released. While I’ve often thought the quilt was appealing, there was no way I was going to make anything that required English paper piecing. Now? Now I can make it with a simple running stitch and some continuous stitching as I’ve got perfect shapes with stitching lines marked on the back of my fabrics.
Of course, I had to start making some of the blocks and have printed enough shapes now to make a small quilt. Mr. Q.O. suggested naming it Pastry Shop. And that’s how the Pickled Ladies have ended up in a post with the Pastry Shop. The back:
We had yet more snow on the weekend, but it sounds like today we’ll have rain and who knows what else. I had a migraine Sunday afternoon that was rather nasty, but it lifted as the storm got closer. The cats decided to find cozy spots to curl up.
Smudge’s new favourite spot is where the heating pad is.
Lester prefers the loveseat. I think this is one of the best shots of Lester, as it shows how rich the red colour is in his coat.