First, I'd like to add something about my last post, the basting tute - I always use a flannel sheet for batting, and it stays very flat, doesn't shift. If you use a poly batting, or a high-loft batting, this method won't work - you need a flat batting.
Now, the goings-on. My Sam, my baby, had his 16th birthday. I wanted to give him a haircut for his birthday, but he preferred a laptop.
Left to right: my mom, me, Sam and John. My goodness what a terrible picture.
I finished my quilt for the FMQA, here. I used fabric that I've had in my stash since I began quilting - I bought it for a project and now I forget which project. My tastes in fabric have changed, and I no longer love this, so I thought it would make a good practice piece. I also got a tool that I think will help:
It's smaller than I thought it would be, but I think it will help a lot. I'll let you know!
I also finished another Catchit bag from Clare at Clare's Craftroom, I really love this one, it's all in Sis Boom fabrics.
Instead of a covered button, I used the Sis Boom Frayed Rosettes tutorial, free tutorial. Easy peasy, even though I didn't have a hot glue gun - I used Elmer's School Glue and pinned it on the bag. I LOVE IT.
Now I want to put rosettes on everything.
I'm also working on something secret.
This is my own design, and it will be a freebie here at the blog. I was a winner in Mary's give-away awhile back, and I fell so in love with these fabrics, my brain started churning right away and I've been tweaking this design ever since. I hope you like it...I really do!
That's all for now, have a great week!