Saturday, May 7, 2016
I had this orphan Swoon block that didn't make the cut into my Swoon quilt because the contrast wasn't big enough, so I added the heart and will donate it as a NICU quilt.
Today I did some practice quilting on it as this is the design I want to use on my large Swoon quilt.
It's not perfect, so I think I will need to purchase a larger ruler to help with that, but overall not bad.
Here's a couple close ups.
Just have to add the binding and it is ready for donation.
Thought I would, also, share with you my latest purchase in the yarn area.
I ordered from Purl Soho and just got this in the mail in the last couple of days.
The picture doesn't do it justice, but it is a luscious "ballet pink" Merino wool 80% /silk 20%. Can't wait to get started on the scarf pattern that I have picked out for this.
.....but, I have a couple customer quilts waiting to be worked on, so they will be first.
Just wanted to share what I have been up to lately here at the old homestead.
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