What I’m Working On Now — or, What I’m Not Working On Now

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I haven’t been doing much of anything recently, besides… nothing. Playing some computer games, watching TV, having naps, that kind of thing. This quilt has been on my frame for almost 3 weeks. I haven’t even touched it in a week. My house has been procrastination central .

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I’m not really sure why I haven’t been doing anything — the quilt is turning out well, and going reasonably quickly. I just have been extra lazy recently I guess.

I did go to my grandparents last weekend with my mom for 3 days of 3 generation sewing. I did manage to be fairly productive for the first half of that trip.

Pre-Quilt

Pre-Quilt

I started by making Sew Kind Of Wonderful’s Metro Ring’s pattern — which went together so well. But then I chopped it up to make this quilt.

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Which is from Emily Cier’s book “Colour, Block, Quilt” which if it is not my favourite quilt book ever, is certainly in the running. I love it so much.

It’s a quilt for a friend who is getting married next summer. I thought that I’d get to work on it now, while I don’t have much else going on, rather than rushing on it next spring. I’m pretty proud actually of my thinking-ahead-ness.

It’s king sized though, so I was glad to be at Granny’s making it, as at home, I would have no where big enough to lay it out. She also has a king sized bed that I could lay it on to see what it looked like…

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It’s not the best picture, but the quilt looked so good, I’m going to make Debbie get a white headboard and paint her room grey just to go with this quilt. I’m telling you.

Anyways, that’s about it for me.

Later days,

Kathleen.

 

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8 responses to “What I’m Working On Now — or, What I’m Not Working On Now

  1. The quilting on the applique quilt is awesome! I’m going through the quilting funk too. . . not sure what it is about but I’m not feeling it. . . Anyway, your new quilt top – freaking spectacular!! I agree with Yvonne, while she is on her honeymoon maybe you can hire someone to do a little redecorating πŸ˜‰ haha

  2. your work is so stunning, where do you live, I could do all your housework , yard work, etc in exchange for quilting lol

  3. Pingback: Dad’s Swoon Quilt | Kathleen Quilts·

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