Work In Progress Wednesday {Week 7} 2

Work In Progress Wednesday {Week 7}
Mostly the progress around here was the Helix quilt, but I did get some sewing done on the project that I abandoned to work on Helix: You sew and sew and sew and sew and….you think you must have a million blocks. But then you count and find out that when you put all of ...

Auditioning designs for the Helix quilt

Auditioning designs for the Helix quilt
The first thing I did on Helix was all of the straight line stitching, outlining the green sections. Because I didn’t want to switch colors every 5 seconds, I chose to do all of the “SID (stitch in the ditch)” on the green, which meant that half was truly “in the ditch” and half was ...

Helix, Quilted 2

Helix, Quilted
Hot off the quilting frame, I got this awesome quilt finished this afternoon. (My definition of finished applies only to the quilting. It still needs a binding…) I got kind of tired of the rocks by the time I was done, and my hands had a tendency to vibrate a bit after working on them, ...

Work In Progress Wednesday {Week 6} 1

I’m not feeling real great tonight, and almost went to bed without posting, but decided I had to at least put up something tonight. Last week’s new project turned into a completed top: And then I got a ton of quilting done on it: And then life happened and I haven’t touched it since Sunday. ...

Documenting my quilts using Evernote 2

Documenting my quilts using Evernote
I go through spurts with using Evernote. I should really use it more than I do, because it’s a pretty neat tool, and would probably help me remember a lot of things that I wish I wouldn’t forget. Of course, it would help to actually look at what I’ve saved there: I recently found something ...