This experience has me discovering so many wonderful books and patterns that I so wrongfully have ignored. The bright, shiney new things dangling before us are so distracting.
There are so many great patterns in this book. I can even envision using them with other hues or go all scrappy with them.
This was the pattern I wanted to play with to use up all the skinny and scrap neutral browns I had taking over.
And even though I had a helper - of sorts .............
I managed to get two borders on. The last border will have to wait as I ran out of muslin. AND my Juki has frozen up (think a sensor has gone) and has to be serviced.
My SIL and I are passing on the group trip to AGS Syracuse - I know, whaaa - but I am having trouble with my hips and a long ride, walk and then ride home - I would be a real party pooper and laid up for weeks after. So we are going to visit a new local fabric shop, she needs a few things and I will look for some muslin and binding for this. And I need some backing for another project to send off to the long armer - so shopping we go.
Since I will be doing a lot of hand quilting demo's the next month, I chose the Rose Thimble Charm to go with the Vintage Sewing Machine Pin.
Now it's your turn to share:
This pattern looks complicated. Another great quilt. Have fun at the new quilt shop.
The quilt looks fantastic!
Nice use of scraps! Enjoy your abbreviated trip! Nothing wrong with doing what works best for you :-)
My knitting is now completed...I'll show it in a few days...but thanks for another month of Lets Book It. xox
I love this one! Guess now I need a new book for inspiration? Even without the final border it is a grand one. Sorry about the hip and the change of plans....I understand as my knee has been keeping me down a bit too. Enjoy the new shop instead.
Great quilt. Hope the Juki gets fixed quickly and cheaply. Take care of you, so you don't get laid up. Much more fun to be stitching.
Oh wow...your quilt looks great! :0)
Love! Love! LOVE! that quilt! I have the book, and now you have inspired me to get it out and look at making it!
I am passing on Syracuse too. FINALLY, a big show in NY and I miss it! My issues are the heat and care of a 5 yo thru Saturday..........not entirely thrilled with summer shows- too much ekes going on here in the Catskills! Enjoy your new shop.
Your quilt is stunning ! I totally understand you deciding not to go if it would mean being laid up for a while afterwards, not worth it . Enjoy your local shopping .
I really love the neutral quilts and yours is beautiful.
Love that quilt. I agree it's a great challenge for discovering wonderful patterns right in one's own sewing room. I've found some beautiful ones, for sure. Nothing from me again this month, but I think I'll be back on track next month. I really want to try that inset leaf table runner, and I can have it done for fall if I get going now.
This quilt is awesome Sharon!
I really enjoy seeing your Book It projects each month. This one is particularly interesting! I can see it as a scrappy colorful wonder...
You are so right about the many distractions.
Your project this month is awesome... a perfect way to use up the skinny strips.
I actually have a Book It project this month - using the same book!!! Hoping to get post written up in a few days and will link up :)
Your neutral quilt is lovely; it makes me think of a woodworking design I've seen someplace. Too bad about the Syracuse trip, but a new quilt store sounds like fun. Hope you find some good stuff.
I really like that quilt, I'm not a big neutral person but that one is beautiful. I'm linked up and glad to be back.
I love your neutrals quilt. Looks soft and cozy. I'm not a neutral person, but I should give them a try as they do make such sweet quilts.
Beautifully done! The neutrals have a nice shimmer to them that gives those rows a lot of movement.
Such an adorable little thimble pin!!! Your quilt is looking wonderful Sharon! I like your version better than Pat's actually. And your helper appears to approve as well :) I know what you mean about passing up on a long trip. I chose to not go to Chattanooga AQS this year for the same reasons. I'm glad you and your SIL are planning something fun in exchange.
I like, I like. And I'm missing Syracuse this year too. Hopefully it comes back next year.
Beautiful pattern and quilt! Great pattern for someone who likes modern designs or for a man.
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