I didn’t mean to start on another “one block wonder” so soon. Especially with the first one ready to be pinned and quilted. I’m itching to finish it (I’ve got the second sawtooth border done, but no pic of it):
It’s been a long week of houseguests and no sewing. I love my parents, and am delighted they flew all the way out from Maine to spend some time with us, but what is usually my sewing room now looks like this:
The ‘palooza layout is still up on the design wall, but my sewing machine and all other projects have been put away in bins in various closets around the house, and my sewing table is in the living room because Mum and I both enjoy a good jigsaw puzzle. It’s the kind of total time-waster I can’t justify doing on my own. When Mum & Dad visit we always work on one together, and I feel like I’m on vacation, too.
Today M&D are off driving around on their own, and I put our just-completed puzzle away, and hey, there’s a table free for a few hours to work on a sewing project. This one didn’t involve setting up/putting away anything other than a large baggie full of cut fabric, so I pulled it out for a quilting fix.
I cut the triangle sets from a Martha Negley pink geranium print a few weeks ago when the machine was set up for quilting the monochrome quilt. Today I’m playing with the hexagon sets to choose how the triangles will go together. Each set of six triangles gets a pin though what I decide is the “center” point, and will go back into deep storage until I finish up a few more WIPs that are closer to completion than this. Halo* was very curious, as always, and uncharacteristically well-behaved:
* This cat resists naming. When we adopted her 3 months ago, the shelter said her name was Namaste, but that didn’t match the vet’s records, so I thought “Misty” was a good name for a white cat and could be a nickname for Namaste (which Mr. de Hilo likes, but doesn’t use with her). “Misty” is not taking. She has no idea it’s her name, probably because 99% of the time we address her as “hey, little one.” So I’m giving “Halo” (“hey, l. o.” ) a try. We’ll see if it sticks.