I have been sticking religiously to the "hour a day of quilting" that many bloggers are following. This is in training for Judy L's scrap quilt which starts on Monday. My mystery quilt is going well. I was all set to start sewing the rows together when I found I was missing 32 additional sashing pieces which I thought were done. These darn instructions are horrible!! Luckily, I have a picture of the layout which led me to the discovery of the MIA pieces. I must add that each sashing piece has a flying geese unit on either end.. (I was wondering why I had a ziploc bag full of FGs!!)
So last night, after a board meeting for our guild, I dutifully sat down and put them together. I have a kitchen timer which I set for 60 minutes and when it goes off, I can stop or continue. I find that usually that's enough time to complete a step.
I also have my civil war quilt basted and ready to hand quilt. I am going to quilt on the diagonal a 1/4 inch off the ditch but would love suggestions for the border which is 3 inches and pink. Suggestions welcomed!!! I will be taking this on the plane for our vacation on Sunday and it will travel down the Colorado River with me on our white water rafting trip.. I figure it will keep me busy during our down time and I will be sticking to the "60 minutes" plan..
Will try to post pics of my progress on the Mystery Quilt before I leave on Sunday..
I am taking this one with me to Florida for Cayden who is now ON THE MOVE. Just started walking! Not sure why the pictures are so pinky! I ...