I am ahead of schedule ... yay! I have finished piecing the top of my friend's retirement quilt (deadline 23rd January), have made the back today and DH and I will baste it in the morning.
It came together really quickly once I decided not to go with sewing it row by row but in blocks:
And, of course, I pinned the heck out of it to match those seams up!
You know my quilting is limited - I don't really do straight lines and my free motion quilting is limited but if I was to wave my wand over this tomorrow - how would I best quilt it?
And a fabulous reminder of the kindness of blogging friends was confirmed with a bang yesterday (well, a thud on the floor by the front door) as I received this wonderful parcel all the way from Canada:
Yes, she knows how much I love pink! Look at how sweet her pin cushion is:
Naughty Shauna (@ lovinquiltin), I really don't deserve them! You are toooooo sweet, thank you very much :)
I have loved looking at everyone's 2013/2014 posts ... here are just a few from some of my favourite blogging friends:
Nina @ Quilts, Life and Balance
Sarah @ Quilt Candy
Jasmine @ Quilt Kisses
Geta @ Geta's Quilting Studio
Julie @ Mack and Mabel
Beth @ Love Laugh Quilt
I am very excited about this year! Are you?
Linking up for the first of many times this year (I hope!) with Amanda Jean @ Crazy Mom Quilts Finish it up Friday (now have you seen her lovely quilting which was achieved on her domestic Juki?) and Sarah @ Confessions of a Fabric Addict: