Thursday, September 29, 2016

Family Time and Quilting



Mama came to visit for a few days and we worked on sandwiching this "weed patch" quilt together -- all the fabrics were from scraps except for the backing and border which we pulled from my craft room supplies.  She's English paper pieced this top and is  actually tying it with #10 cotton thread for a softer look.  We spent our free time watching British mysteries and keeping our hands busy.  She tied on her quilt and I worked on knitting a sweater for my grandson. 

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    1. I do, too. While I think "organized" quilts are beautiful, I am quite partial to a scrappy quilt.

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  2. Gorgeous!! I have yet to try english paper piecing, or any paper piecing, actually. I have a mental block and just think it must be so hard!

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    1. It really isn't hard and it is quite portable. A few small pieces and a ziplock bag and you have an instant travel project.

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