I am still working on moving stuff to the studio, but at a much slower pace. I had some friends over on Thursday evening for an impromptu get-together, and it was very nice indeed. I am planning to teach small classes in my studio, so their feedback about lighting and setup of worktables etc is important. I am very much looking forward to spending lots of time there with my fellow quilters as well as on my own.
Planning the new house is taking up a lot of brain activity, and this is only the beginning of a long process. We haven’t got a date for the demolition of our house yet, but it’s right around the corner, and it looks like we’ll be living in the house next door while our house is being rebuilt. I have to admit to feeling rather ambivalent to the whole thing, but I’m sure it will be great when it’s finished.
I am spending more time in my studio, playing with the content of my Treasure Box. It is very exciting, and I’m restarting new projects left and right, enjoying looking at the little bits and pieces with brand new eyes, like for instance these appliquéd flower blocks.
and some of the leftover flowers were appliquéd onto squares for this table topper which was a present for a friend of mine for her 85th birthday back in 2008 (Rogalandsblomster (2008)) – and with 9 blocks to spare The rest of the flowers were from a block lottery at my guild.
The rest of the flowers were used on this quilt.
Having tied off the thread tails and stitched the blocks together, I auditioned a few border fabrics
and chose this one.
It has bright pink spots, not orange like the flowers, but I think that just adds more interest. The top is now finished and put aside in the to-be-quilted pile. Yes indeed, I am making a pile of finished tops for those days when my mojo is winding down again and I just want to quilt.
Do you do that too, save work for less creative days to come?
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