It's been a busy week in the sewing room.
After finishing last month's UFO,
I decided this beauty was next.
The binding is sewn down and
it will soon be headed to a special girl in Texas.
Shhh, she doesn't know it's coming.
Finish #4 for my goal of 20 Finishes Before 2020.
Next up is Sanctuary from Kim Brackett's Scrap Basket Beauties book.
It was started in May 2013 at a retreat.
It's done with flannel from strip swaps with friends.
At the next retreat, I won 5 yards of red flannel that was used for the border, back and binding.
There is a small piece left that will be cut up into more strips for the flannel box.
WaaHoo for Finish #5!
Trying to get a picture of this was a joke.
Daisy dog plopped herself right down and
Tony had to come and show how to sit pretty.
Little Dog took over the middle of the dog bed.
Saturday morning, trying to be quiet and clean up my messy binding box,
I started sewing the leftover binding hunks together.
After sewing 7 or 8, I realized there was no top thread.
Duh!!! So I put some thread on, threaded the machine and started again
only to realize the bobbin was empty!
While stitching down binding on the Dresden Plates quilt,
I discovered where I had run out of bobbin thread.
7 Inches from the end and I didn't even notice!!
Joke's on me I guess.
So now I have my binding box nice and neat again.
I like having the black bindings all together.
The red on the right is all the same fabric.
My heart sings at all those leftover pieces.
I can't wait to use them.
The others are for specific projects and each are labeled.
This is why so much quilting is happening.
I'm perfectly content to stay inside and
make pretties happen while we wait for round 2 of this "5 part weather event".
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