Sunday, February 10, 2013

Sewing up a storm!

It's been a particularly snowy week-end here on the East Coast. So much so that all the activities that I was meant to take part in were cancelled! We couldn't even go skiing today due to ultra high winds keeping the chair lift non-operational. Oh well... guess I'll have to stay in and sew!

I've been plugging away this week on a UFO from way back... Jewel Squares from Kaffe Fassett's Glorious Patchwork. (Click the book image and you'll see the original version). This UFO got lost in space for a while. I actually started it in 2011 and re-discovered it on a closet clean out. Finally, I've finished all those fiddly little paper-pieced blocks. There are 155 of them, ranging in size from 9 inches to 1 and 1/2 inches. Yikes!
And here they are laid out... though I couldn't actually start sewing them due to technical difficulties. I took a little break from quilting to do a repair job on a piece of Himself's clothing. Turns out my dear Pfaff wasn't a fan of so many layers of heavy fabric! I was forced to bust out the back-up...

Himself's first Christmas present to me...
Just part of why Q-A hates paper piecing!

The snow's still falling... but even I have to leave the studio once in a while!



  1. OMG!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!! Why have I not seen this before. It says Q-D all over it. I am having heart palpitations.

  2. Did I mention that it is beautiful??


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