Not many projects were finished in September. But if there had been a contest for pieces made, I probably would have won.
- 22 charity pillowcases
- 126 Hugs and Kisses blocks
- 12 String blocks
- 40 String Circles
- 3 Birthday mug rugs
- 1 Quilt top quilted
This was my last finish for the month. A Birthday Mug Rug. When you last saw it, it looked like this.
I decided to go smaller and ditched the other half-square triangles (HST’s). Just went with the yellow dotted ones for the front. For the back, I used royal blue HST’s and fussy cut a square of balloons. I love how this turned out and probably would have made more but boredom forced me to move on.
Whew!! Made it!! Met my monthly goal of 20 charity pillowcases. I actually made 22.
Here’s Batch 7.
My favorites in this batch are the basketball pillowcase and the yellow one. The yellow one is pieced and fabric strips sewn onto muslin. It took FOREVER so I only made one.
I like seeing them all piled high in a great big stack. Makes me feel like I really worked hard. 😀
Now I am up to 128 total pillowcases. I am 28 ahead of schedule. (I started in May.)
These are up on my design wall. No clue YET what I will do with them.
I guess you would call them String Circles. I was just in a “get rid of some of these scraps” mood and made one, then another and another.
And before I knew it, I had been making them for two days. I do think whatever I make, I will separate the darker ones from the rainbow colors and make two different projects. No rush on whatever I will make. They can stay up on my design wall until I need the space for something else.
Right now, this has my attention.
Yep, working on basting it.
Do you see the purple quilt top I was telling you about? The one I made last year. It will now be the backing for my umbrella quilt. So glad to finally use it for something. It had been folded for so long, I had to press out the wrinkles.
Well, that does it for me. Got to go plan my projects for October. I know I want to make up a couple Halloween things. Maybe a table runner. Also I want to use up more of my HST’s. 16 down. 1000 to go. Plus I want to finish up at least two UFO’s. Lots to do. Lots for you to see. BBL
OHHH… I forgot… do come back in a day or two. I feel a giveaway coming on. 😀
Take care. What Fall projects are you working on?