I am just about to the point of beginning another project! Did anyone really think I could last long without starting something new? LOL I am bad, I have plenty to occupy myself with and all I can think of is starting something easy that can go quickly in between working on hand quilting the Red and Green and the Uncommon, Common Bride. I don’t feel like working on hexies for the moment so Diamonds are Forever will set aside for a little bit. I am almost done with the applique block for the Floral Fantasy and then that one will get set aside again too while I concentrate on the hand quilting. I don’t really feel like working on Love Entwined right now – more applique and also there is so much in the center of this quilt I kind of want to get all the patterns for the middle before I do more on it so I can see if there is anything I want to leave out of it. So I am really thinking that all the applique will be put aside for a little bit and I might machine piece something – easy or not I don’t know at this moment because I don’t know what it will be! I need to get some books out and take a look!!
Floral Fantasy – I have the brown leaf on the right to finish and then it will be put away for a little bit – this block was actually easier than I thought it would be – I love working with batiks for applique – so much less problems with fraying!!
Working on the flowers and baskets in the corners of the center medallion of the Uncommon Common Bride – two are done and I’m on the 3rd – there will be more quilting in these areas I am not sure if it will be echo or grid.
You can see from here that it will need more quilting – in my opinion.
Finally got the stitches to show up better – this is draped on the living room couch with really not a lot of lights on and no flash-the flash seems to make the quilting stitches disappear.
Fall is here – one of the big trees in the front yard has been a little slow in turning colors this year – normally by the end of September this one is slowly turning red and here it is the end of the month and overnight it did this! It had barely been turning colors this weekend.
A Sweet Gum tree and a Dogwood on the far side of the property – again that yellow was green last weeks and the dogwood was not red!
Now I wonder how many leaves will get knocked off the trees tonight – supposed to get 1 1/2 to 3 inches of rain by noon or so tomorrow – it just started lightly here but is suppose to rain all night.