Thursday, October 20, 2016

Quiltmaking Withdrawal!

I've been under the weather for a couple of weeks, so I haven't done a lot of sewing.

I have been working around the edges of things, though. I have my mystery quilt top finished--now to quilt it!

 I have a couple of extra blocks which I'm going to use to make throw pillows. I plan to donate the quilt and pillows to our adopted departmental holiday family in December.

I also participated in a mystery block group. Here is my block:

I'm not sure if I will make more now, but I like the block and will use it in the future.

I've also started Bonnie Hunter's Twirl Around quilt from her new book. It will take a while--I need over 700 2" HSTs! Slow and steady...

Now that I'm feeling better, I hope to get moving on my projects--I've missed my fabric and machine!

I'm linking with Jo's Country Junction UFO Progress and Busy Hands Quilts:Finished or Not Friday.


  1. Nice quilt. I'm sure it will be appreciated. I like the star block. I just finished making 960 1.5" HST's for a BOM, so, you'll get yours done. Do part of them, then get started on the blocks, and then finish the HST's as you go along. It seems to go faster that way. I'm all into less stress.

  2. Thanks, Cheryl! I did over 800 for Jamestown Landing last year, so I know I can do it--it's just daunting in the beginning.

  3. I hope you are feeling much better. Very pretty quilt.

  4. That is a beautiful block. It will make a gorgeous quilt. Sending you lots of hugs and get well wishes. Do not worry about your blog. You are allowed a break.

    1. Thanks, Preeti--I appreciate your kind words.