Here we are, all together for another linky party. I am enjoying the ability to see other people’s progress so much! There were 238 people that linked to Bonnie’s blog last week, from all over the world. When it works, isn’t modern technology wonderful!?! Here’s the link up to this week’s party:
I’ve been fighting a little bit of a cold this weekend. Nothing serious, just enough to make me feel “Yuck” You know, too sick to clean house, not sick enough to not sew!!! Here’s my progress so far:
All 128 of the flying geese units are finished. Only because I woke up early this morning and devoted an hour to finishing them up.
Now here is my theory on the Easy Street block:
Remember, this is only a guess. But 128 divided be 16 (# of blocks – I’m guessing) equals 8, so we would use 8 flying geese in each block. But the next part of step 2 has me stumped. We’re supposed to cut 64 background pieces at 2″ x 3 1/2″. Using my hypothesis, we would need to use 4 of those pieces in each block. But where? I guess we’ll have to wait and see!!
I want to let you all know that the princess quilt is completely finished. I sewed the binding on Saturday. And I “cheated” a little bit, because I did it all by machine. I know, I know, I can hear your gasps of horror! Don’t I always finish the binding by hand!?! Well, I didn’t feel so great, and Christmas is creeping up on us very quickly, so I took the fast and easy route. Fortunately, the quilt police did not send in a SWAT team to take me into custody! Maybe I got away with it this time!! 😉
And finally, I have a confession to make.
I AM certifiably insane!!
I have undeniable proof!
Yes, I confess, that is a second set of foursies. Yes, I am making two mystery quilts. Yes, if you put me into a padded room right now, I would start making a quilt out of the walls!!!!
Apparently I have no self control when it comes to starting new projects. I couldn’t get the idea of a second colorway out of my head.
After I finished the foursies for Easy Street #1, I kept thinking about making it in warm colors with a soft green as the constant and cream for the background. So, now I need to make 128 flying geese units with the orange fabrics.
My justification for this is (bear with me on this!) I need to make quilts for two other DGC.
Don’t laugh, I am being a realist!
Seriously, stop laughing!!
I am starting them now so that I can give them NEXT year for Christmas. Surely you didn’t think I was so far gone that I had delusions of finishing them for THIS Christmas!! If you did, then you need to be in the padded room right next to me!!