Design Wall Monday, January 13, 2020

So far these are the fabrics selected for my Jelly Roll Dresden project with Anelie Belden.  I have decided to call this one Kofi that means "born on Friday". 

This is one of the project samples.  The class will be at Road to California in Ontario, CA next Friday.

I selected this fabric to be the outer border, picked up the earth tone strip set that is all dots.

Black on black will be the background.  I will be looking to pick up a couple more FQs.  I may also end up with a white on black, but we will see as the project progresses.

From the 20 fabrics of the strip set these are giving me problems.  In what you see below some sets were figured out during lunchtime with Bonnie.

I did add the teal set in once at home.  I may look for another teal to replace this fabric.



Auditions and many of them...

These are the combinations I have decided on for now.

These dots might find their way in to the project if I cannot find something for the four strip sets remain.  So there is excitement in my sewing room at the start of the project.  I have strips to cut from the yardage and stitching the 20 sets together.  This is what awaits me during the week; homework =^.^=

Getting time for more on Kavort (Frolic) will also find time.  I have to catch up before the reveal which I think might be this Friday.

Sunday Stash Report, January 12, 2020

My first adds for 2020.  The fabrics on  the right are for Kavort (Bonnie Hunter's Frolic 2019 Winter Mystery).  I needed the raspberry fabric to continue and the aquas were too hard to pass up.  My niece has these colors in her nursery and there will definitely be a quilt coming from Great Aunt Sandi to be made.  The fabrics to the left are in part what will be needed for one of the classes that I am enrolled in at Road to California that happens in a couple of weeks.  Six yards for backing of the three UFOs

Used this week:  10 yards
Used YTD:  10 yards
Purchased this week:  5 yards
Purchased YTD:  5 yards
Net used in 2020: 5 yards

I have the UFO from Mom #2 complete now.  This will be in the mail shortly to Kerry along with the UFO from Mom #1.
This one is the UFO from the Flying Geese demonstration parts that I gave at Sunshine Quilt Guild a few years back.  It has finish smaller than I would have liked but have no more fabric except the background to do more with.  I am trying to piece together enough of the green for the binding.

I was also able to get complete through Part 7 of Kavort.  We had DH's brother and sister-in-law over the weekend visiting so Part 8 didn't get a chance.  That will be rectified tomorrow, at least in part.  Come back and see how much was done along with the units of Part 7.

Sunshine Quilt Guild Monthly Meeting is Tuesday night.  Looking forward to it!  Pam Hadfield has a Trunk Show and her Dresden Runner Workshop that will take place on Saturday.  Until the next time enjoy your sewing!

Design Wall Monday, January 6, 2020

Yesterday the mail delivered the border fabric for the UFO from Mom Charity 2 project.  I will be cutting and attaching this once Part 7 of Kavort is complete.  I am excited by how it looks.
Here is Part 7 second step in.  Cutting these matching sets of 41 is tedious.  The raspberry is on the top since I'm a righty and the blue is below.  Four of the eight units will be sewn into HSTs followed up by a pinwheel.  The remaining four are as yet left unsewn.  Bonnie Hunter has certainly mixed up this Frolic 2019 Winter Mystery!
I will be seeing Kaitlyn on Tuesday for a hair styling which happens to be near Paradise Sewing.  I just might need to check out the under new ownership fabric shop before my 4:30 appointment for more raspberry and a darker blue or two!  Oh that sounds very much like the first purchase of 2020...

Enjoy your week!


Sunday Stash Report, January 5, 2020

I have been super busy this week in my sewing room.  I have lots to share!  This block is Sunshine Quilt Guild's Dec19 BOM.  The middle green and the background were provided.  We were to add a medium green.  This is a nice block that was easy to assemble.  Guild is a week from this Tuesday so I am ahead of schedule.
I have Sunshine 2019-2020 UFO Challenge #7 completed.  I am finding pieces of binding left from previous projects.  I like the look the bright blues look on #7.
I pulled out two UFOs not on any list or challenge.  The red/black dot 4-patches along with the red solid came from my Mom several years ago.  She misplaced the pattern so I needed to come up with one.  The design for the Challenge #7 as perfect.
The next goal to achieve was to use up all the 4-patches.  There was some red and black dot fabric, but not much if needed to complete a particular number of blocks to get to a finished project of 40 x 60.  Turns out there was enough to make two projects if within my stash an alternate block fabric could be found that would work.
At first I thought this was way too busy.
Then it started to grow on me.  A real good pirate fabric that was only enough for borders worked...
The first project finished.
The second project will use fabric from my Mom's stash that is in the mail to me now.  It is a white with a larger dot in colors that when we shared images over FaceTime looks like will work well.  I am very happy the white black fabric held out through both of these projects.
I was a Hobby Lobby and found this Micky Mouse fabric for a back to bring the "kid" theme into the project.  You will find this as funny as Mom and I...just today Mom was organizing her sewing project; low and behold the missing pattern showed up.  A little too late :)!
The second UFO is from a "How to Make Flying Geese" demo that was presented to the Guild several years ago.  Enough fabric to do something with the many units that were made.  I presented five different ways to make FG, there are sure to be even more, that resulted in lots to do something with.
Stars are always a favorite.
Found this raspberry in stash to become the center.  (Some of this fabric will find its way to Kavort.)
Now to come up with a design.  I used up all the FG and sewed five more to make this design.  I have a little left of the raspberry and lots of the background.  What do you think of this use of fabrics?
I did find time to work on two 2020 UFOs that count from my list.  I cut the units for Yule Glow for the first.  The second is Kavort...

Lastly before I head back to work tomorrow Kavort Part 6 was started and finished.  This part has been the most of the work so far.  Part 7 is out making blue/raspberry HSTs.  I will be at this tomorrow to get it done by Friday when the next, possibly last part is released.  We only have one more piece cut in Part 4 that has yet to be sewn with anything.  My guess is that we are probably nearing the end of Frolic, Bonnie Hunter's 2019 Winter Mystery.

Stash all at zeros as we start 2020!

Used this week:  0 yards
Used YTD:  0 yards
Purchased this week:  0 yards
Purchased YTD:  0 yards
Net used in 2020:  0 yards