We had a storm warning for last night/today, so I decided that I needed to work on something that would make me think about anything but cold weather and white stuff. So what did I work on? Another one of … Continue reading
The red and white Feathered Star/Sunflower quilt top, that is. It had actually been finished for a week but it was too windy to be able to get a decent shot of it out on the roof garden until Friday … Continue reading
The beginning, that is, of the largest of the red and white quilts I’m planning. At least, so far it’s the largest of the ones I’m planning. I couldn’t resist adding a sunflower to a feathered star and have the entire quilt planned out, including sashing and borders. Curved piecing and continuous piecing — what more could I want? It’s completely hand pieced and took about 3 evenings of stitching, on and off, while working on a few other things as well.
It presses like a dream and lays flat as can be.
Would I have attempted this block without Inklingo? Not a chance! With Inklingo, it’s not daunting at all as perfect stitching lines and matching points make a block like this easily achievable.
This quilt is demanding to be made quickly, I think, so there may be a lot of red and white seen on my blog over the next few weeks. I can’t wait to get the blocks done so I can start with the pieced sashing and border.
I had a migraine on Tuesday that pretty much kept me off the computer as I was finding it difficult to focus on anything. Hopefully I’ll get caught up on comments and replies to comments over the next couple of days. I’m working as a registrar today and tomorrow so my computer time will be limited.
It was a grey overcast day on Tuesday. Smudge found a cozy spot to have a cat nap.