This quilt is 84x100", I'll say it used 14 yards of fabric. Too big for a boys home quilt so I'll put it on the Emergency pile. You never know when you'll need a quilt to donate or gift. Bricks and Stepping Stones is a favorite pattern, especially for scrap quilts. No background needed, and you can use the most unloved (ugly) scraps in the bricks! Want a different look, replace the black in the 4 patches with another color. I've used black, brown, blue, purple, red--just about any color will work. Thank you Bonnie, for the great free pattern!
Last week 2Rs helped me make a 6 FQ Bag--
It holds a LOT. There is a large throw, a twin size, and a queen size quilt in the bag, plus two small sewing bags. Someone pointed out its pretty heavy, can I lift it? Yes, but I did ask Ken to carry it for me! Its a free pattern and easy to make. I wanted a bag to carry quilts in, ones needing binding and finished ones to donate. This has more class than a garbage bag! If I make another I will add pockets to the inside.
Saturday I received a package in the mail--
Two red, a teal, a tan, and a white--all Island Batiks. 10 yards in. I will have to update my stash report. I only count fabrics I pay for in my stash report.
Last week I began volunteering. My campsite is surrounded by blooming lilacs--it smells heavenly! To celebrate summer I bought a new nightshirt--
I have a busy week ahead, but I have found time to sew a little. I brought binding projects for those JOT moments. Sunday morning I had an hour to enjoy the hand sewing.
I need to plant some flower seeds yet, but its been pretty chilly. This morning it was 39F, some places had frost.
Do you have summer plans? A vacation?
~Lori1R in Nebraska~