Tuesday, June 27, 2023

To Do List for the Week of 6/27/2023

Another Tuesday, so it's time to think about the quilty to do list and link up with The Quilt Schmilt: For the Love of Fabric for To Do Tuesday.  I did slightly better on last week's to do list. 

To Do List for 6/20/2023

1. Just Two Charm Pack Quilts blog hop: Finish assembling rows, cut sashing strips - progress
2. SAHRR: Finish final border ✔
3. Diatom: Finish block 8, assemble block 9, cut block 10 - progress
4. Wild & Goosey: Make 2 blue or green blocks 
5.  Chilhowie: Leaders and enders project ✔

Three check marks and progress on the other two is really a pretty good week.  Thankfully my back is doing much better, so it's been much easier to spend time in the sewing room.  

Deciding what goes on the to do list for this week is a bit harder.  Grad Girl is coming home this weekend, plus we have plans with extended family as this the only time she'll get to see them until Christmas. So I probably won't get as much done this week.  

To Do List for 6/27/2023

1. Just Two Charm Pack Quilts blog hop (Meadow Mist Designs): Finish assembling rows, start assembling quilt top

I started assembling the last two rows, but didn't quite get that finished. I did get the sashing strips cut.  So there's been good progress on this project.  

2. Diatom (Quilting Jetgirl): Finish block 9, cut block 10

I finished block 8, but that put me behind on block 9.  Hopefully I can get back on track with finishing 1 block a week. Counting block 9, there are only 4 blocks left.  

3. Wild & Goosey (Bonnie Hunter): Make 2 blue or green blocks

I finished one of each color this week. I'm finding that making two at a time isn't too bad, so we'll see if I can repeat that this week.  

4. Chilhowie (Bonnie Hunter):  Leaders and enders project. 

I'm working on the subparts for block 6.  These hourglass blocks make really nice leaders and enders.  

That's my official list for this week. I may attempt to work in some hand stitching since we'll be visiting family.  Or I may just give myself permission to miss a couple of days on the stitching front.  With my Mom getting older and not in good health, spending time with her has become a priority whenever I get the chance to visit.  Happy stitching, good luck with your list this week.  

Monday, June 26, 2023

Making Progress

It definitely feels like summer.  I keep moving my morning walk earlier and earlier because once the sun is up, it gets warm fast!  The heat has definitely been one reason I've spent so much time in the sewing room this week. So there's been good progress on several projects.  

Diatom (Quilting Jetgirl) block 8 is finished.  

I've really enjoyed working on this project.  Block 9 is now in the works. 

The last borders were added to the SAHRR.

This was my first try at the SAHRR. I'm really happy with how it came out.  This becomes my third finished quilt top for the year. My plan for July is to concentrate on getting quilts prepped and sent out for quilting. 

So not a bad week on the progress front. Linking up with Design Wall Monday and Patchwork & Quilts.  

Sunday, June 25, 2023

Stitching Stuff: Week 24 of 2023


Summer has already been hot and humid and we are just a few days into it.  Typically we see our hottest temps in August, but it's looking like we'll see those much earlier this year.  Definitely good sewing weather, it's way to hot to be doing anything outside.  You can see by my stats for this week, that I kept to the indoors and spent my time in the sewing room.  

  • 15 minute days/week = 7/7 days
  • 15 minute days/June = 24/24 days
  • 15 minute days/2023 = 150/175
  • Success rate = 85.71% 
So definitely a good week on the stitching front.  

Thank you for all the nice notes last week after I posted about my back pain flaring up again.  After several days on muscle relaxants, anti-inflammatories and lots of ice, my back is just about back to normal.  I've started up physical therapy again and that's been going well. I doubt this is the end of my issues, but hopefully I can get it under control enough that it's not an every other week occurrence.

How did you do at getting into the sewing room this week?  Are you splitting time with gardening or do you get shut out due to power outages? 

1. Gretchen
2. maggie f
3. Julie in GA
4. Karen
5. DonnaleeQ
6. Quilting Gail
7. Jennifer in Indy
8. Frederique
9. katie z.
10. Melisa- Pinker n' Punkin Quilting
11. Deb in Canada
12. Dq at Dreamworthyquilts

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Saturday, June 24, 2023

Week 76 Photo Challenge: Blue

Summer has definitely taken hold. Though it's not been as hot here as it has been in Texas, there have been heat advisories out most of the week.  We were lucky here in town, we didn't get the full force of the winds that Tulsa did last weekend.  Many people are still out of power, which is miserable when the heat and humidity are this high. 

This week's photo challenge was pretty much wide open in choice of subject. 

The subjects are unlimited.  My photo for last week has a lot of blue color in it, but it was given to me as a gift by Grad Girl to remind me not to feel blue about her moving to Texas.  

Kate: Something Blue to Cure the Blues

This hangs in my sewing room over the desk she normally sits at when she's doing embroidery and I'm sewing.  The sparkle from the beading always catches my eye and reminds me that she's where she's supposed to be, doing what she's supposed to be doing.  I still miss her though.  

I'm not sure where My Guy took his photo, but I really like it.  

My Guy: Blue Lands Black Sea

He captured the sparkle really well.  I'm guessing this is someplace downtown, but as he's out and about a lot there is no telling where he took this image.  

Grad Girl continues to photograph life in the lab. 

Grad Girl: Tools of the Trade

Grad Girl said when she texted me the photo that it made her think of her undergraduate research advisor, he always insisted they use blue ink in their lab notebooks. I guess she's the only one that uses blue ink in the lab as she always knows which notebook is hers.

I really like both My Guy's and Grad Girl's photos from last week, for different reasons.  This week's challenge is another easy subject. 

 The challenge will be to make it an interesting photo.  

Tuesday, June 20, 2023

To Do List for the Week of 6/20/2023

This week didn't go so well in terms of the to do list.  I couldn't sit for very long, even in my magic sewing chair. There was progress, but there aren't a lot of check marks. 

To Do List For 6/13/2023

1. Just Two Charm Pack Quilts blog hop: Start assembling rows of blocks ✔

2. SAHRR: Finish spacer and final borders - progress

3. Diatom: Assemble block 8,cut block 9 - progress

4. Wild & Goosey: Make a blue or green block - no progress

5. Chilhowie: Leaders and enders project 

Two check marks and progress on all the others but one isn't really a terrible week.  What really needed to get done, got done.  Still, I'll hope that this next week isn't overshadowed by any additional back problems.  

To Do List for 6/20/2023

1.  Just Two Charm Pack Quilts blog hop (Meadow Mist Designs): Finish assembling rows, cut sashing strips.  

Half the rows are sewn together and I've gotten a start on the next half. This project is on schedule. The blog hop isn't until the later half of July, so I've got some breathing room.  

2. SAHRR (Quilting Gail): Finish final border.

The two side borders have been attached and the top border is pinned ready for stitching.  I should have a finished quilt top by the end of the week. 

3. Diatom (Quilting Jetgirl): Finish block 8, assemble block 9, cut block 10.

Block 8 just needs the final two border strips sewn on.  Block 9 is already cut, I'll just need to start assembling the block.  

4. Wild & Goosey (Bonnie Hunter): Make 2 blue or green blocks

I got the templates out, but didn't get as far as selecting fabrics for the next block.  These stitch up pretty fast, I just need to figure out when to work on them. 

5. Chilhowie (Bonnie Hunter):  Leaders and enders project

The hourglass subunits for block 6 have been started.  Hopefully I'll be sewing more this week and can knock out what's needed for the next block before next week.  

That's my list for this next week.  Linking up with the Quilt Schmilt: For the Love of Fabric for this week's To Do Tuesday.  

Monday, June 19, 2023

Slow Going

Is it really Monday again?  We had a really slow weekend. I took My Guy out for Father's Day on Saturday.  We did a Zoom call with Grad Girl so she could see him open what she'd sent him.  I didn't sew much on Friday or Saturday as even my magic sewing room chair wasn't comfortable after I reinjured my back during physical therapy.  By Sunday I was feeling much better so there was some progress on a few things in the sewing room. Most of my progress is on my project for the Just Two Charm Pack Quilts blog hop over at Meadow Mist Designs, so I can't show that just yet.  I did make some progress on SAHRR. 

One border strip is sewn on, the second is pinned. I'm hoping to get the last two added as well today.  

Block 8 of Diatom (Quilting Jetgirl) is finished, I just need to add the finishing strips.

I should finish off block 8 today. The pieces for block 9 are already cut, so I can start assembling that block as well.  

I'm taking it easy on the housework front until this latest back injury heals a bit more.  I should have lots of time for stitching this afternoon.  Linking up with Design Wall Monday and Patchwork & Quilts.  

Sunday, June 18, 2023

Stitching Stuff: Week 23 of 2023

I'm beginning to feel like a broken record, quite literally.  I started physical therapy for my back last week, it didn't go well. So I'm on medication hoping to resolve the issue so I can restart physical therapy.  Thankfully, my ongoing back issues haven't affected my time in the sewing room.  It was a really good week on that front. 

  • 15 minute days/week = 7/7 days
  • 15 minute days/June = 17/17 days
  • 15 minute days/2023 = 148/168 days
  • Success rate = 85.12%

I'm making progress on several projects, just not any finishes. I'll need to change my focus once the SAHRR and the blog hop projects make it to the finished quilt top stage.  

How are you doing on finding time to stitch in between the gardening and other summer activities?  


Saturday, June 17, 2023

Week 75 Photo Challenge: Vacation

We've been lucky this week, the storms have kept the temperatures down most of the week. But it got pretty warm yesterday.  The temperatures definitely go with with the photo challenge for last week.  

Our family vacation this year will be a staycation. Grad Girl really just wanted to come home for a week, she needs to focus on her research this summer.  So My Guy and I will do a couple's trip in the fall.  So we all had to come up with ideas for this week's challenge.  

Kate: Unsupervised Vacation Packing

I need to thank Alycia (Quilty Girl) for the subject matter of my photo this week.  She's been making a series of Hawaiian shirt quilts.  We were discussing her son's and My Guy's Hawaiian shirt collections via email.  She suggested I do a fashion show of  My Guy's shirts, some of which are legendary at work (Hawaiian shirt Friday is a thing at work).  Many of these shirts would get packed for vacation, but he's also got a fun T-shirt collection that would be well represented in his suitcase.  I'm not sure which is his loudest, but the green jungle print and the red, white and blue one are both lead contenders for that honor.  

My Guy was afraid we'd have the same idea for our photos this week.

My Guy: Strummin' & Sunni'

I'll admit we have similar themes, but that's to be expected based on the challenge.  This Hawaiian shirt is one of his more authentic ones.  He owns a vintage Hawaiian shirt, they aren't as colorful as the newer versions are.  And yes that is a real ukulele.  He has several he plays routinely when he's not playing guitar.  

Grad Girl has to get creative some weeks with her photos. Summer research makes for some long days in the lab so she typically goes with things she can find on campus.  

Grad Girl: Vacation Plans

I think she nailed this week's challenge.  She'll be home for the week of the 4th of July. She didn't get to spend much time at home over the holidays as she was trying to spend time with her college friends, so she just wants to come home and hang out. Most of her friends are overseas this summer (one in India, one in South America, one in South Korea, and one in Madagascar).  That was why she made an effort to get to see everyone at Christmas, she knew she wouldn't get to see them over the summer.  

So what's the challenge for this week?

This week should be wide open on the subject front.  It will be interesting to see what we all come up with. Grad Girl has already lamented why it couldn't have been yellow or orange.  Why, because that's the color of most of the stuff she makes in the lab.  

Tuesday, June 13, 2023

To Do List for the Week of 6/13/2023

It was a good week in the sewing room. Of course when it's about the only place you can sit comfortably, you do tend to spend more time there.  My to do list for last week was pretty long so not everything got checked off. 

To Do List for 6/6/23

1. Just Two Charm Pack blog hop: Start subunit assembly ✔

2. SAHRR: Attach spacer border, choose final border fabric - progress

3. Diatom: Assemble block 7, cut block 8 

4. Wild and Goosey: 1 blue or green block 

5. Chilhowie: Leaders and enders project 

I'm grateful that it was a productive week on the sewing front, because I wasn't productive anywhere else.  

The list for this week is much the same as it was for last week. 

To Do List for 6/13/2023

1. Just Two Charm Pack Quilts blog hop (Meadow Mist Designs): Start assembling rows of blocks.  

I've got all the blocks laid out on the design wall, now I just need to get them stitched into rows. 

2.  SAHRR (Quilting Gail): Finish spacer and final borders

My big design wall is full of loose blocks, so this is the SAHRR after pressing the third border strip added to the top. All that's left is the bottom spacer strip and I can add the final border.  This has been such a fun project. I'm thankful that I will at least get the top finished before the 2024 quilt along starts.  Fingers crossed I can get it quilted and bound before then too.  

3. Diatom (Quilting Jetgirl): Assemble block 8, cut block 9

I've almost got the subunits made for this block.  Hopefully I can get this one finished and a good start on block 9 before it's time to draft next week's list.  

4. Wild & Goosey (Bonnie Hunter): Make a blue or green block

I had pulled pieces for another orange block as part of last month's RSC color, so I added a blue one as well to complete two blocks last week.  These little blocks go fast, but you can't chain piece them. I'm just hoping to move this project along a bit this year. It's going to take a lot of blocks to finish even a throw sized quilt.  

5. Chilhowie (Bonnie Hunter): Leaders and enders project

Block 5 is almost finished. I've already started on the subunits for block 6.  Leaders and enders is slow going, but at least there is some progress each week. The more I sew, the more progress.  

Thanks to Carol of The Quilt Schmilt: For the Love of Fabric for hosting To Do Tuesday each week.  I'm not a big list person, but setting aside the time to think through the sewing priorities each week has been a big help.  

Monday, June 12, 2023

Moving Right Along

The one good outcome from my back injury last weekend is that it gave me a reason to spend a lot of my week in the sewing room.  My back is much improved, but I'm still being cautious about tackling some of the bigger housework tasks.  

I made a lot of progress on the project for the Just Two Charm Pack blog hop.  But no pictures of that till July.  Block 7 for Diatom (Quilting Jetgirl) was finished. 

Block 12 came out on Friday, so I'm still behind. At least more than half the blocks are finished now.  

SAHRR is still in the project rotation. 

Two of the final spacer borders are attached, so just two left to pin and stitch.  My Guy also decided on the final border fabric.

This teal batik made the final cut.  It's been washed, but it's not pressed. I hope to get SAHRR to finished flimsy by the end of the week.  

That's what's up on my design wall this week.  Linking up with Design Wall Monday and Patchwork & Quilts.  

Sunday, June 11, 2023

Stitching Stuff: Week 22 of 2023

It's been a good week on the stitching front.  Mainly due to my back issues.  You spend a lot of time stitching when your sewing room is the only place where you can comfortably sit for any length of time. 

  • 15 minute days/week = 7/7 days
  • 15 minute days/June = 10/10 days
  • 15 minute days/2023 = 136/161 days
  • Success rate = 84.47%
Thankfully my back is just about back to normal.  I'm still curtailing certain activities for another week, mostly things that require a lot of lifting or bending.  I'm hoping to start physical therapy soon to avoid a repeat performance. 

How did your stitching week go? 

1. Frederique
2. maggie f
3. Gretchen
4. Julie in GA
5. Karen
6. Melisa- Pinker n' Punkin Quilting
7. Janice - Jannimary
8. Deana
9. Quilting Gail
10. Andre
11. Carol Andrews
12. Amanda

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Saturday, June 10, 2023

Week 74: Photo Challenge: Graffiti

It's been a stormy and raining morning.  It was hard to get up this morning. It didn't help that I was a bit sleep deprived, with my back hurting, sleeping hasn't been easy this week.  So after a late start, I'm finally getting around to posting our photos from last week's photo challenge. 

We live in a small town, so graffiti isn't common as there aren't many places you can put it.  We do have a walking trail that has a few tunnels that allow you to cross under some of the major streets.  That's where My Guy and I looked for our subject matter this week. 

Kate: "Nite, Nite" 

I've photographed this tunnel before, the heart showed up in a previous photography lessons post.  The silver graffiti is new since the last time I walked this part of the path.  I really like how it reflects the light. It took me a bit of close up examination to make out what it says, "Nite, Nite".  

My Guy found a stretch of the pathway with more artistic graffiti.  

My Guy: SunshineOnACloudyDay

This one is pretty fun. My Guy has another photo from this part of the path that is of a really well done sunset, but someone painted some thing rude over it, so it's not really appropriate to post. So this was the best choice to post out of what he photographed.  It's a nice reminder that you can be your own sunshine.  

As is typical, Grad Girl went with something completely different. 

Grad Girl: Lab Graffiti

Of course it's lab related as there where she seems to be spending most of her time this summer. We didn't do this when I was in school, writing on the hood sash was taboo.  But these markers will wipe off the glass. So it's become a quick way to write notes or work out a problem.  

This week's challenge was a head scratcher for me when we first pulled the card. 

But now that I've had some time to think about it, I've got some ideas to play with.  Should be interesting to see what we all come up with.  

Tuesday, June 6, 2023

To Do List for the Week of 6/6/2023

It's been a long couple of days. My back is slowly improving.  The only place I can sit comfortably for more than a few minutes is my sewing room chair.  So I went with that to spend most of Sunday and yesterday in my sewing room.  I can sit at the computer desk for about 30 minutes at a time, so I'm slowly replying to emails and catching up on everyone's blog. But all the sewing room time paid off in a fully checked off to do list.  

To Do List for 5/30/2023

1. SAHRR: Assemble last pieced border ✔

2. Just 2 Charm Pack Blog Hop: finish pressing and cutting fabrics 

3. Diatom: Assemble block 6, cut block 7 

4. Wild and Goosey: complete 1 orange block 

5. Chilhowie: Leaders and enders project 

So it was a good week for the to do list.  I'm hoping I can do as well on this week's list.  

To Do List for 6/6/2023

1. Just Two Charm Pack blog hop quilt (Meadow Mist Designs): Start subunit assembly. 

I have till early July to finish this project, so I've moved it up to my number one priority.  It's taking over my large design wall.  

2. SAHRR (Quilting Gail): Attach spacer border and choose border fabric. 

The last pieced border was stitched on yesterday afternoon.  I'm really happy with how this project came together.  It was worth all the extra time to finish those pinwheel blocks.  I've been searching the stash for a suitable border fabric and came up with three possibles. 

My Guy likes the center one the most.  I'm going to see if I have anything darker in the stash that might work.  But I think these might be it.  I also need to come up with a name for this quilt other than SAHRR.  

3. Diatom (Quilting Jetgirl); Assemble block 7, cut block 8

The center part of block 7 is assembled. Now I just need to add the borders.  

4. Wild and Goosey (Bonnie Hunter): 1 blue or green block

The goal is to just keep this project moving this year.  

5. Chilhowie (Bonnie Hunter) Leaders and enders project. 

Block 5 is in progress.  So I'm more than half way finished with block construction for this project.  

I'm hoping to be as productive this week as I was last week.  Fingers crossed that I can make that happen.  Linking up with The Quilt Schmilt: For the Love of Fabric for the weekly To Do Tuesday linky party.  Good luck with your to do list this week.  

Monday, June 5, 2023

Progress on Both Design Walls

I did something stupid this weekend, but I'm not sure exactly what it was. Whatever it was, it threw my back out again.  So I'm back to thermal pads and Aleve. Thankfully, it appears that hanging out in the sewing room is the best physical therapy. Several years ago I invested in an ergonomic sewing table, chair and cutting table.  That has paid off in ways I didn't expect. The combination of stitching, pressing and trimming seems to work the muscles enough to reduce the pain associated with moving.  I'm feeling better this morning, but plan to spend the day getting more physical therapy in the sewing room.  Fingers crossed I don't do anything else stupid while I'm there.  

My physical therapy efforts resulted in some good progress yesterday on the SAHRR (Quilting Gail). 


Three pinwheel borders have been assembled and attached.  The 4th border is in the works.  The strips for the next 1" spacer border have been cut, they just need to be joined and then cut to size. Then it will be time to raid the stash for a final border. My Guy thinks blue would work best, I'm thinking teal.  I'll see what I've get and go from there.  

The SAHRR is up on my large design wall.  Diatom (Quilting Jetgirl) is up on the small design wall. 


Blocks 1 to 6 are finished.  This has been a fun quilt along, even though I'm behind.  I've got a good start on block 7. I'll have to move the blocks to the big design wall once it's finished, I'm out of room on this one.  

Linking up with Design Wall Monday and Patchwork & Quilts.  

Sunday, June 4, 2023

Stitching Stuff: Week 21 of 2023


My apologies for getting this post up so late.  I overslept this morning.  I'll blame it on the allergy medication, it really does make it hard for me to wake up in the morning.  Sinus headaches have been the norm for me this week and they've been bad ones.  I made it to the sewing room each day, but didn't necessarily get a lot done. 

  • 15 minute days/week = 7/7 days
  • 15 minute days/May = 27/31 days
  • 15 minute days/June = 3/3 days
  • 15 minute days/2023 = 129/154 days
  • Success rate = 83.77%
But even 15 minutes each day does pay off in projects along.  How was your stitchy week?  

1. Julie in GA
2. Ivani
3. Karen
4. DonnaleeQ
5. Janice / Jannimary
6. Frederique
7. Dq at Dreamworthyquilts
8. Quilting Gail
9. Andre
10. Deb in Canada

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Saturday, June 3, 2023

Week 73 Photo Challenge: An Umbrella

This is our first card from the new photo challenge deck.  

I've been struggling with allergen induced headache this week, so I pretty much completely forgot about this week's challenge.  I had a plan, but ended up taking advantage of a unexpected chance encounter. 

Kate: A Touch of the Orient

Every year our community has a music/craft festival.  We had a cold front come through early evening, so we decided to go last night and beat the heat expected today.  These parasols were offered for sale in one of the craft booths. 

My planned photo would have looked similar to what My Guy came up with. 

My Guy: Parasol


Isn't this fun? My Guy is really good at thinking outside the box when he comes up with the concepts for his photos. Doesn't always work out as planned, but this one did.  

Grad Girl has had a hectic week in the lab, so she didn't have a lot of time to contemplate her shot for the week.  So she went with what she had at the apartment. 

Grad Girl: Waiting for a Rainy Day

It rains a lot in southern Texas, so Grad Girl often has to grab this on her way out in the morning. It's a 20 minute walk from her parking garage on campus to the chem building (if you've not been there, Texas A&M is a HUGE campus), so this umbrella has seen a lot of action so far.  

So a bit of the unexpected and the expected with last week's photos. There should be some interesting photos from this week's challenge card. 

Grad Girl said she had some ideas.  My Guy and I may have to work hard this week to not take the same image, graffiti isn't easy to find in a small town.  

Friday, June 2, 2023

May Wrap Up: PHD in 2023

In 2020, 2021, and 2022 my focus was on finishing up UFOs.  I limited my new projects to just 2 or at most 3 each year.  Last year work was really overwhelming, so much so that I lost interest in pretty much everything other than reading and binging on Netflix.  Since I retired at the end of last year, I decided to open up my new project list to more than just 2.  I also joined a guild, which has also added to my new project list. Honestly, I didn't expect that.  At any rate, I can safely say that the first half of 2023 has been all about new projects as my PHD report shows. 

I have finished two of my new starts, both related to the guild which was my donation blocks and a name tag.  

We are supposed to make a pin cushion for the June meeting.  I'm probably going to pass on that one as my newest project has a deadline of early July. I'll need to focus my efforts on that project or it won't be ready.  The only UFOs that have seen any progress are both Bonnie Hunter patterns, Chilhowie and Wild & Goosey.  

Chilhowie is the 2022 Bonnie Hunter mystery quilt along. It's my current leaders and enders project.  Block 4 was finished and block 5 is under construction during May.  I'm more than half way done with the blocks.  

Wild & Goosey is slowly growing.  The goal is to make at least 4 of the 3.5" blocks each month.  Three orange blocks were completed this month.  Dark/bright blue is the color for June.  I can't use really dark blue because it blends in too much with the black, so bright blue it is for this month.  

There has been progress on the new projects this month. 


The pinwheels for border 6 of the Stay at Home Round Robin quilt started in January are all finished (Quilting Gail).  I've started assembling these blocks into border strips.  I'm really happy with how this project has come together, just not with the amount of time it's taken for me to get it to this stage.  

Blocks 4 and 5 for Diatom were finished in May. Block 11 came out last week. This is a Quilting Jetgirl pattern and quilt along. I'm hoping to finish blocks 6 and 7 before block 12 comes out next Friday.  This has been such a fun project and I'm really happy with how my fabric choices are working out.  

The one new start in May is for a blog hop to show off the quilts in Cheryl Brickey of Meadow Mist Designs new book Just Two Charm Pack Quilts


Electric Quilt is sponsoring a giveaway of this book (closes on June 4th). The link includes a link to all the quilts in the book. I've picked the pattern to make for the blog hop. I'm making my own charm pack since precuts don't usually make their way into my fabric carts. Thankfully my stash is more than sufficient to provide enough squares for 2 charm packs.  I've started cutting my charm pack, just three fabrics left and then the piecing can start. 

That's my progress for May. I'm going to shift my focus to finishing after June. Once I get the SAHRR to finished flimsy, I'll have three quilts that need backs and prepping for quilting. My focus for July will be to get those quilts sent out for quilting.  

Linking up with Quilting Gail for the May PHD report.