Monday, September 3, 2012

Simply Needle and Thread

I have 2 projects that are hand applique and embroidery projects that have been hanging on for a long while. The one with the blue background is my Garden Party quilt designed by Sheryl Till and posted on her blog last year as a BOM. I have 4 blocks left to hand applique and then I can put it together and quilt it! The quilt will be divine when done-so I am anxious to finish it! The one hour of simply needle and thread idea that Bonnie Hunter came up with is a great one to motivate and encourage me to finish these projects.
The other project has been around much longer-about 6 yrs. I haven't touched it in about 4 yrs. The idea was to applique and embroider around the birds and flowers that I added to the panel with the border. Then I will probably hand quilt it...maybe! The bird panel is an authentic indigo dyed Japanese cotton panel with the cranes printed on. It is so lovely and I hope to see it finished yet!
This will be a good week for starting this as we are on vacation until the 18th. We are going to Oregon for a few days, and then hanging out at home for a few more days.

God Bless!

1 comment:

Judy Dietrich said...

Oh, I hope you get the quilt into a flimsy--then it will beg to be quilted!! Both of your projects are gorgeous--keep us up with your progress.