I’ve made some progress on a couple of things. First, I got Janni’s Christmas tree skirt to longarmer. I had hoped for custom quilting on it, but I got a phone call on Thursday from the longarmer saying she was booked for custom quilting through June of next year. Sigh. But she promised to make it look pretty and it is back already, waiting for me at the quilt store. This means I will be very shortly learning to make bias binding!
So next big project with a deadline – the other Christmas tree skirt. I started cutting it almost right away and got these green HSTs cut:
Later Saturday evening, I got downstairs to finish putting it up on the design wall. I texted the picture to my daughter and son-in-law, and they gave me the go ahead to put it together (I was a bit concerned about the scrappiness). So the plan for this week is to get it pieced together, decide on a backing and batting and get it to the longarmer.During the football game Saturday, I got Block 5 of the 2012 Designer Mystery BOM and here it is:
What have you been up to?