It’s hard to believe the holidays are on the horizon, but the good new is there’s still time to harness your creativity. Grab any Craftsy class at $19.99 and get to making something special for the season. This sale begins Friday, November 10 at 12:01 am MST and ends on Sunday, November 12 at 11:59 pm MST.
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And quilt on!
Yeah, for those of you who know me in real life, that is some sarcasm. Just a little. Oh, and before I get to that, some exciting Craftsy news for those of you who do not want to spend money right now. On Monday, September 4, 2017 starting at 12:01 AM MT and ending at 11:59 PM MT, Craftsy will celebrate Labor Day with a free All-You-Can-Watch Day. That means if you have a free Craftsy account you can watch all the videos you can fit into that time for free. I will attempt to post a blog post that starts at that time to remind you. I promise. If you don’t already have a Craftsy account, you can click on the icon in the sidebar to sign up for one so you are prepared for Monday.
Okay, on to what I’ve been doing with my quilty time. I have been making some progress on La Passacaglia. I am about to start the last round of the second Rosette 2, but I don’t have any pictures. So you’ll just have to take my word for it right now.
I’ve also been working on my Kimberly Einmo’s Lone Star quilt from the class I took a couple of years ago. The goal this week was to get all the blocks completed and put it away for a couple of weeks so I could work on other projects with earlier deadlines. So, I got all the blocks completed. (Each block is 1/4 of a star.) Sorry these pictures aren’t the greatest. Then I couldn’t brink myself to put them away so I played with them until I found a layout I like. And now the top half is completely sewn together and the bottom three rows are ready to be attached to each other and sewn to the top. Then I will either put it away to quilt later or send it off to a longarmer. It is kind of wonky so I’m not sure I wouldn’t be too embarrassed to have a longarmer work on it. Not like I have any great piecing reputation to uphold or anything, but it just doesn’t feel right.
Coming up next, two Quinceañera pillows to make and a quilt for the first ever blog hop I’m joining. It’s for the Fat Quarter Shop and it is their Jolly Bar Jazz quilt. You’ll hear more about that later, but I’m very excited to get started on that one. And I want to make a fall table runner with the border fabric I bought at the quilt show and it is already September 1.
The other day I was bemoaning the fact that although I had hoped to finish several quilts before starting more this year, I had already started three quilts this year and I’m about to start another. Sigh. Then I realized that of the three I started, I had already finished two of them plus three more this year so I’m still ahead of the curve. Making real progress. I guess I don’t need to be too hard on myself yet.
What have you been up to?
Okay, that is what they’re calling it, but this sale lasts all weekend long. It started this morning at 12:01AM MST and ends Sunday August 20th at 11:59 PM MST. It features the lowest prices of the year on supplies to make gifts for the upcoming holidays. Click Here to take advantage of the sale while supporting this blog.
Yes, there is a Craftsy Class Sale! All classes are under $20 from now until Monday, March 13 at 11:59 PM Mountain Time. Just click here to support this blog by shopping at Craftsy and save on the class of your choice!
While we are on the subject of things available on Craftsy, Road Home Quilting has a brand new pattern for her Dresden Steps quilt available on Craftsy here. You can see more pictures at that link or on her blog.
My March-A-Long post will magically appear later!