Monday, May 27, 2013

Promising Summer

I hope you are all heading into this summer with as much joy in life as I am experiencing. (Stress and all)  This time of year really sings to my creative side. We are going on nature walks, planning camping trips, getting my wild boys OUTSIDE. All the while I plan projects, take inspiration photos, and wait patiently for every nap time.

It is taking me much, much longer to finish everything, winter is really my time to sew, but I try not to complain and find the positives. I get to catch up on all those books I have been saving up. :-)

I did manage to finish quilting my Bloom Bloom Pow, no binding just yet but I want to share it anyway. This was a major lesson in why the cheap fabric is cheap. I used some cheap broadcloth from my shelf for part of the backing and it was a nightmare to quilt. Quality is important and worth every extra dollar.


 The green section rippled and bunched and rippled, it was rough. It was a valuable lesson though. Considering that this is my largest quilt ever quilted on my home machine, I am happy. :-)

Happy creating this week everyone!

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