Monday, May 24, 2010

Judy at Patchwork Times has Design Wall Monday....... A great way to see what is going on in the world with other stitchers. Judy also has a special Memorial Day offer that you need to check. She is posting a pattern just the right size for QOV. If you make the quilt and mail it to her she will finish it and send it on its way.

This weekend I started my Mini Irish Chain. I only got one row done but other things did need attention first.

I got out my redwork piece from the First Friday Freebie hosted by Kaaren at The Painted Quilt. Karen used her piece on a notebook cover. I have something else in mind.

Several years ago I found several of these baskets. They are just the thing to put all the pieces of a project into to take downstairs to work on. It keeps everything together and if I need to prep more things I just take the basket back up stairs. Keeps me from dropping little pieces of applique.



I am making a quilted piece to put into the bottom of the basket..................


Then making a cover to put over the project in the basket.



It was a productive weekend even though I only got to play in the studio for a few hours.

5 comments:

  1. Jean M.5:30 PM

    Hi Susan... You are too quick... What a great job on the redwork... I love the mini Irish Chain... It looks so small... :)

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  2. Love the basket. You get so much done!!!

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  3. Oh that basket is going to look lovely. Great way to use Kaaren's design.
    Like your color choice for the Irish Chain. I am busy attaching yo-yo's to mine :)

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  4. love your basket idea for Kaarens stitchery. I only have mine 1/2 way done and think I will just pack it to take on vacation in a few weeks! (and after vacation I will probably unpack it and work on it....)

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  5. You got a lot done! I love the basket idea.

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