Springtime in Paris Finished

The project box is empty. And just waiting for the next project that needs to be kept in a pretty round project box. There are some pieces left over which are going to be put in the bits for labels box. Yes, I … Continue reading

Springtime in Paris is Growing – and Spring is Finally Here

Seven rows done, three to go. Well, really two to go. Row 8 is ready to be attached, which won’t take much more than an evening. So now I’m hoping the top will be done by the time we get … Continue reading

Springtime in Paris Progress

This is totally unlike me, as you know if you’ve read my blog for any length of time, but I am staying engrossed in just one project. And am I ever making progress. Springtime in Paris is one-quarter finished. Slightly … Continue reading

Rosy Towers Finished

The stack of 90 rosy towers. All ready to be stitched to melons which means the fun is about to really begin — nothing but lovely curved piecing. Every one of them has been pressed and the seams graded. If you click … Continue reading

And Yet More Rosy Towers

I’ve been busy. And have made this many more rosy towers to add to the … … growing stack of them. Which really is growing when I look at them side by side with the empty spool beside them. And the … Continue reading

More and More Rosy Towers

Where did I go? To stitch more and more of these. The stack of finished rosy towers is growing. But there are many more yet to be stitched. I’m really, really hoping I get this stack finished this week because … Continue reading

Springtime in Paris Planning and Printing

Where have I been? I’ve been planning and printing for Springtime in Paris. After I got that first partial row of Springtime in Paris done, I realized I really wanted to plan this one out a bit more carefully. So … Continue reading

Springtime in Paris Progress

It’s growing. Almost too fast. It is so enjoyable to stitch that I just can’t stop. One thread and all the towers are attached to the centre square. Another couple of threads and the peels are all attached. I think … Continue reading

Something With “A-Peel”

When I decided to make the Orange Peel variation that I’m calling Springtime in Paris, I decided the very pale light colours of the fabrics would be used for the centre squares and the deep roses would be the Eiffel … Continue reading