What did I accomplish in the sewing realm this week?
1. In Reverse quilt top. Still haven’t created a backing for this yet, not quite sure what to do, perhaps a few scattered wedges on a white background? I have a charm pack or two, I could make granny squares.
2. Lavender sachet for my gorgeous hubby. He still wants a bigger one, I’m thinking about it.
3. Scraptastic random goodness in progress, this will be ongoing until it’s big enough to cover a bed.
4. Easy jellyroll lonestar. I kinda like precuts, especially jellyrolls and charm packs. I signed up for Kimberly Einmo’s Magical Jelly Roll Quilts on Craftsy awhile ago, she’s an excellent teacher and this class is great. This is the second time I’ve attempted the “Lonestar Strip Magic” and my points still aren’t perfect but I love what you can do with these blocks. This time I actually constructed a complete star but instead of using a second colour, I replaced it with the background color so the star would appear to be floating. Did it work?
What I didn’t expect when I chose the fabrics for this block, was the sense of movement I got in the centre star, those little houndstooth thingies appear to be moving in a clockwise rotation. I want to work on a few more of these blocks, arranging them into arrow flights.
I have the above block ready for quilting but I completely forgot to add sashing! Do I rip out all my basting stitches or do I simply add a border after the quilting? What would you do?
Today i’m linking up with TGIFF.