Afternoon Delighted to be at this stage
Many people make New Year’s Resolutions; some choose a word, some list projects to be completed. I’ve done all three at times. In December of 2019 I decided I would make the 2020 Block of the Month hosted by The Quilt Show. Once that promise was made to myself, I felt obligated!
Much to my chagrin it featured double nine-patches and a lot of applique with teeny tiny pieces. But I did it!
And now it is on the quilting frame; after spending some time agonizing over the proper way to quilt it. I am not expert at custom quilting and somehow a pantograph–all-over row pattern didn’t seem right.
After a lot of thinking–and procrastination, I loaded it up; and began. I used straight lines for the borders, cross-hatching for the nine patches, and stippling for the applique blocks.
I’m about half way though.
My back is not happy standing and so I bought a very nice office chair to rest on while I do the stippling and cross-hatching—this is not exactly a sit-down machine—but it seems to work okay for me.
Isn’t that back pretty? The quilt shop in Warren posted it on one of their ‘new fabric just in’ and I had to have it. I think it is perfect for the