Well I took two days off work to paint. I had three rooms as a stretch goal, two were my goal, one got done. It was the biggest one, my long arm room. It's now sporting a fresh coat of paint. Gone are the wild and crazy jewel tones from my youngest daughter, replaced with a more mature Vintage Linen. I'm going through some color withdrawal so I added a sleeve to the jewel tone tumbler and hung that on the wall!
|Vintage Linen - see that empty space at the end|
|This cute little thing will fill that spot once I get it quilted.|
|This has been folded for years! Now it's the right size, backing ordered and almost ready to quilt like crazy|
|16 patch (I'm brilliant with the names right?)|
|Hobbs Poly Down Batting, Glide thread, feathers and double cc in 16 patch - nothing but pure fun|
|Love this quilt ladder|
There's also a couple more Splendid Sampler blocks. I actually pressed the seams open on block #6 and it really helped, the block is very flat and I was actually able to pin fairly well with the seams pressed open. Block #7 was intended to be hand embroidery, but that wasn't going to happen so I digitized it since I had the embroidery machine out anyway. Once it was stitched out I tried a couple of those fancy machine stitches that you never get to use enough of, and it was good enough for me. I do have a bit of trouble with those fancy stitches, but I like it none the less.
|Splendid Sampler Block 7|
|All seven, keeping up so far|
|Block 6 - love this one - pressing seams open made a huge difference|
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Wow I should try to paint more often, I get a lot done when I'm suppose to paint ;)