In Progress

  • In Progress,  Projects

    Summer Moon – Checkerboard Block

    This has been a project that has been on the back-burner for a while. I have had several other blocks of the month that I was wanting to work on prior to working on this one again. Part of the reason is I was really dreading this block. I think I have 6 each of 9 more blocks, 54 or so blocks left to make. Give or take a few. I finally decided to bite the bullet and get it done. I did, however, draft it in EQ8 so that I could make foundation paper for the blocks. I definitely was NOT going to make this without paper piecing. I…

  • In Progress,  Quilt Along

    Going Batty

    I’ve decided that I would participate in the Fat Quarter Shop’s quilt-along for Bats and Boos. I will admit to being a bit behind though. Life, as always gets in the way. I bought the kit from FQS. It came with the black spiderweb fabric instead of the black bat fabric – I purchased that separately. I started last weekend and got the bats done. This weekend I had all intentions of completing the top, but then life happened. I had vasvular surgery last month so I had to have a followup angiogram on Friday. I had a bad reaction to the contrast material and spent Friday night in the…

  • In Progress,  Projects,  Quilt Along

    Some Fabric Therapy

    Lisa Bongean of Primative Gatherings is hosting a sew-along to benefit Hogs for Heroes. I had to sew along with them. I have been fighting purchasing more fabric unless it is to finish a quilt or that goes with something I have already purchased. This one called to me. Plain and simple. I purchased the large fat quarter bundle and cleared the decks to start work on this one. If you want to join in, head on over to Lisa Bongean’s blog. The blocks are free, but she does ask for a donation to support Hogs for Heroes. Her goal is to raise $25K, to get one Hog, but wouldn’t…