Found- some quilting mojo. Result - a plethora of projects this week.
When I woke up on Saturday I decided I needed to do some serious
swearing sewing. Things have been a little quiet on that front at Maison Pyjamas lately. Whenever I quilt I swear. It's like cheese and crackers , or toast and vegemite- I can't do one without the other. I want you to know every single thing I make is a hard fought battle. A triumph over potential tragedy. I want you to be amazed I survived. When I sew it's like a Die Hard movie.The quilts are the bad guys and I'm the hero trying to save the quilting universe from quilts that refuse to bend to my will.
The BWR quilt will now officially be known as the Flying Dutchman quilt, thanks to Marti who came up with the name. I'm not calling it "That ****** piece of ****" which is what it got called several times while I was putting it together. It simply refused to come out square unless I sacrificed about 6 inches of it to square it up. If my nephew doesnt love this quilt and dance a jig when I give it to him -Im going to smother him with it. And I swear this quilt has picked up every bit of crap and lint and thread in the known universe while I've been making it. The damn thing weighs about 37 linty kilograms.
I am seriously considering using invisible thread to quilt parts of this. Any experiences you'd care to share ? Anyone care to talk me out of it?
Along with the finish of the Flying Dutchman I also finished the main part of the Flurry Quilt top and started and finished another quilt top with fabrics gifted to me by Larri over at Seams Inspired. I'm feeling pretty darn good about my efforts.
And on Monday I pushed the envelope and threw together this Christmas stocking for Little P . Thea and I talked about Christmas stockings a while back and decided we'd give them a crack. Easy Peasy!
Aside from the fact I forgot to put my hanging loop on and I put a seam smack in the middle of the cuff. I'm not sweating the small stuff this week. Im calling this a prototype. Little P wont notice the seam and I can hand sew a loop on.
Pop on over to Kate's for a look at other people who have a 15 minute attention span.