Wednesday, November 23, 2016
I have a set of nesting biscuit cutters that worked really well for the different sized circles. Five out of the seven yo-yos are from the biscuit cutter set. I had to find a couple of bowls to make the larger circles because I wanted my tree to be a little taller. It was really easy, quick and fun to make.
Saturday, November 19, 2016
Friday, November 18, 2016
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
I don't know if I am going to do the Moda class next year or not. The plan at the moment is to do the Gypsy Wife quilt. I think it could be a neat quilt, but it also looks like a LOT of work. With my first grand-baby scheduled to appear in early April, I'm not sure that I am willing to commit myself to that much work.
Thursday, October 20, 2016
I will be quilting it myself, and I haven't decided if I will machine quilt it or hand quilt it. I need to get it quilted quickly, as his last day with us is December 4th, so machine quilting is the most likely outcome.
And as something of a happy accident, I think it has a somewhat Native American feel to it, and he is also part Cherokee Indian. I hope he will like it.
Monday, October 17, 2016
Saturday, September 24, 2016
I've made one like the top quilt before). I pulled out the strips that I wanted to use for the top quilt and actually made it first. Then I used what was left to make the bottom quilt. In fact, one strip is partially in the top quilt and partially in the bottom quilt.
I'm really happy with how both quilt tops turned out. They look very different from each other. I'm glad that I pulled out all the darker purples and didn't use any in the bottom quilt. I really like the pastel look of the bottom one and I think the dark purple would have detracted from that.