Monday, December 8, 2014

Catching up

What a fabulous weekend!  I just got back from a retreat, with some of the fabulous ladies at the local quilt store.  We had so much fun, ate fabulous meals, and got so much done!  I took my paper piecing block of the month with me, but it was purely a fallback option if a miracle happened and everything else got done. I did not want to spend another retreat weekend paper piecing :)

So instead, I:

Finished step 1 of a guild mystery.  160 flying geese, all completed and joined into groups of 4.

Caught up on the first 3 months of "Reflections of the North" block of the month (Winter version).  Oh my, more flying geese.

Completed the next block (#39) in the block of the week from the quilt shop. And another 4 flying geese.  10 more to go, and I can assemble it!

Finished the cutest little snowman block.  The is block one of a block-of-the-month that will be starting in January.  The fact that I actually finished the embroidery on this block in 2 weeks is pretty amazing in itself :)

I am DONE with flying geese for a while.  Phew!

And I FINALLY started a quilt that I've been carrying back and forth to retreats for a year now.  This is from Kaffe Fassett's "Shots and Stripes", made with shot cottons that I had collected while making 2 other Kaffe quilts. And not a single flying goose block in sight.  I have 10 of 32 blocks complete.


3 comments:

  1. Look at you rockin' that retreat with all your flying geese keeping you company!!! ;-)

    You have got a lot of things done - GREAT WORK!!!! And it is nice to be able to just finally get to a nice calming block and the ones you have created in the bottom photo look very nicely done!!!
    Yup, you are my hero!!!!

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  2. wow, that is a lot of projects. One thing about us quilters we never get bored. Yours all look wonderful.

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  3. I'm glad you had fun! Some day I'll be able to join in, the kids just need a few more years of growing first.

    That embroidered snowman is really cute!

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