There were four Stormy Seas blocks left to sew with the very dark blue batik. I knew that having those hanging over me would make it a less appealing project to pick up again, if indeed it does go into … Continue reading
The partially done Storm at Sea block is now finished. And now I know why I left this project in the midst of that block! Why? Because that dark batik is – well, a bit difficult. Along with being quite dark, … Continue reading
Two more of the Stormy Seas blocks are done and added to the group. Only 26 more blocks to go. That in itself is enough to encourage me to stitch at least parts of the blocks by machine.
This second block is one of my favourites.
Over the past week I have been doing a lot of hand quilting on the whole cloth quilt. So much so that the finger on the hand beneath the quilt is getting really sore. I’m going to try wearing a very thin, flexible leather thimble on my finger underneath the quilt to see if that helps when quilting. Now that I’m back in the habit of hand quilting, I don’t want to stop because of a sore finger.
Baxter hanging out on the quilt on the couch with some teddy bear friends.