Saturday, February 20, 2010

Sew In Results

Last night I had a few friends over for a Friday Night Sew In.   While I had a great time hanging out with friends, I did not accomplish a whole lot.  But really,  productivity wasn't the reason I invited friends over anyway.

I did manage to finish up my January blocks for the Quilter BeesTheresa sent all of us some Denyse Schmidt Hope Valley and asked for some Kaffe Fasset jewel squares.  The fabric is really beautiful and I really like how most of the blocks turned out.  In retrospect, I should have done more advance planning and math before cutting and sewing.  Unfortunately, I made several math errors that resulted in more fabric waste than I hoped. 

I also finished 11 more nine patches.  I'm up to 43 total for my second nine patch quilt.  Not too shabby considering I haven't worked on these since the last Friday night sew in.  I'm over halfway there!

And then I did some pinning for more flying geese for the Christmas quilt.  While pinning hardly seems like blog worthy progress, it makes me feel better knowing that I am one step close to making the extra geese I need to finish up this quilt.  I have made a personal deadline that this quilt must be finished by Thanksgiving.  If I keep pressing forward, maybe I'll actually accomplish this.


Libby said...

I love seeing your 9-patches! I havent worked on my Christmas quilt since the last sew-in. I didnt get to work on it last night either! Oh well! maybe next month!

Leslie said...

everything looks so pretty