Not Much To Show

Diamonds Are Forever, William Morris in Applique-Floral Fantasy

I did get some work done yesterday in between dodging rain – which continues today – but I don’t have much to show.  I exercised and ran to the grocery store – at home I prepped the circles by gathering the threads, pulling tight and pressing – they are ready to stitch – but I didn’t stitch any – but I have 7 blocks ready so I think that counts.

The binding on Floral Fantasy is finished – now to wash and make a hanging sleeve.  I will post a full photo after I get it ready.

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Well I work on the border of Diamonds are Forever I’m afraid it is going to basically look the same – when you are quilting on white going all the way across a long border not much changes except how many inches you complete LOL.  I am linking to Quilt Story:Fabric Tuesday today and Esther’s blog.

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I hope sometime this week to get back to work on some of the projects on the wall, I have really neglected some of them for the past month or so haven’t I.  I have a feeling we are all like that especially if we start too many at one time.

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8 comments… add one
  • Kathy Nov 17, 2015

    There just aren’t enough hours in the day to be able to devote time to all our quilting projects, so some sit and wait their turn. 😉 Speaking of waiting its turn, I think I might work on my Martha Washington’s Flower Garden today … other than a few hexies basted, I haven’t touched that since we got back from Hilton Head at the end of September.
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  • Candace Posey Nov 17, 2015

    Karen, I know you have been hand quilting for many many years but how long did it take you to get the feel for it? I am handquilting something right now to “relearn” and it is frustrating me. I don’t think my stitches look great and I can’t get the flow going. I know it is an issue of practice. I just need to convince myself it is worth it. Thank you for answering my questions.

  • Belinda Nov 17, 2015

    What do you use to mark the quilting lines on your quilts?

  • Thimbleanna Nov 17, 2015

    Ooooh, I love the quilting you’re doing on the border — it’s just beautiful. And you sure made quick work of that binding!!!

  • Glenda Australia Nov 17, 2015

    Ohhhh Karen those diamonds in the border look fabulous with the celtic rings “Oh my Oh me” as they used to say. Not sure where I have been but I missed seeing you take Floral Fantasy off the loom. I’m looking forward to seeing it hanging . Love love the way you quilted this quilt. Hugs Glenda

  • Sandra B Nov 17, 2015

    Cannot wait to see Floral Fantasy all washed and ready to hang….I know I have said this before, but the double line quilting is stunning….such a simple design, but what an impact….adds so much to the quilt without taking away from your beautiful appliqué work! I will definitely use double line quilting on a quilt in the future….
    And I see your shawl under the edge of Floral Fantasy!

  • Plum Cox Nov 18, 2015

    You might not think that you have much to show – we all have weeks like that – but you are still making good progress on your projects! I particularly like the hexie quilting that you are doing!
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  • Sylvia Nov 18, 2015

    Love your handquilting, looks very good.
    Greetings,
    Sylvia

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