I have been a very bad blogger. I am going to be better and I really do appreciate your staying around and being devoted to me.
I do hope you are all healthy and handling this pandemic as well as can be expected. Sharing finished quilts may be in poor taste.. I hope you won't mind.
My husband and I left California and fled to our cabin up in Oregon early last week so we've been staying home in a beautiful area. We are both healthy and washing hands constantly! I'm feeling a lot less stressed here, although you still can't find toilet paper or rice! Go figure!
The silver lining to all this is that I've been able to finish several quilts that had been waiting my attention.
I want to first thank my friend Wendy Reed who sent me a charming little mug rug months ago to thank me for participating in one of her sew-alongs. Super cute!
I did finally finish my Temecula Scavenger Hunt, which really took me weeks. I love how it turned out and it is on its way to my long arm quilter.
That is also on its way to the quilter! In reality, it's not wavy. I pressed it really well after I took it down.
On the drive up to our cabin in Sunriver, I finished another block in the Primitive Gathering Twilight Garden quilt project. I had to move the center flower because it wasn't centered. I need to perfect my skills! While looking at the picture last night, I also realized that I put one of the flower centers on the wrong flower (too large) but oh well!
I was participating in Bea et Cecile's sew along for 2020 (stars) and got them all assembled. I used a large applique block that a friend had gifted me years ago and I think it works perfectly. I also had fun using one of DiFord's stripes for the border.
I primarily used a French General fabric line for this quilt and decided that I didn't want any leftover fabric so last night I made a Yellow Brick Road top out of the rest of the fabric. Sadly, my small quilt group which made quilts for kids has been put on hiatus so I am going to quilt this myself and submit it to Hearts2Help.
I think the good news is that everything is large and the bad news is I haven't done any minis for February or March. I may work on that this weekend.
I hope this finds everyone handling this well. I read an article that said that people can get depressed because of the isolation. I'm sending everyone big virtual hugs!! This too shall pass.