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What Are You Working On Now?   General Discussion

Started 11/19/17 by MarciainMD; 532525 views.

I think it needs "something".  I'm going to try some black and white prints mixed in.  everything is medium.  

Cathy (cacnurse1)

From: Cathy (cacnurse1)


Dee in TX (DBRADFOR3) said:

Yup, I am crazy.

I agree as far as this miniature goes.  I know you will post pctures.

Cathy (cacnurse1)

From: Cathy (cacnurse1)


Dee in TX (DBRADFOR3) said:

I recently redid this quilt

I agree, it does look better but now you don't have that piece to confirm how much you have improved.  You just changed history.relaxed

changed history?  maybe.  I thought about just  making a new one, but somehow that wasn't appealing.  I liked these fabrics and now I enjoy looking at the quilt.

Pirate (PIRATE_SR)

From: Pirate (PIRATE_SR)


the only quilting projects I'm doing right now continue to be my two EPP projects, done whilst I am watching TV, typically in the evening. 

One project is the 4-unit diamond shape, which will result in all of them being smooshed together into one big top.  I have no rhyme nor reason for choosing the fabrics.  Early on, I had culled my scraps, picking out the pieces that I could get 4 squares from, so those colors and patterns are rather eclectic.  Then, as we traveled and Mr. Pirate was sweet enough to stop at every quilting store he could find (even though he hadn't noticed that I wasn't actually SEWING so much any more but doing my heritage scrapbooking), I felt obliged to make a small purchase in the store.  That purchase was usually a charm square pack, which means those hexies are very nicely coordinated.  Once I get around to assembling the diamond shapes, I'll need to figure out if there's going to be a color scheme .. and if so, do I need to fill in any specific colors.  But, I can defer that decision for quite a while.

The other EPP project is my Hollow Cubes.  In anticipation of being away on vacation for a week, I have prepped a great big bunch of those hexie units.  I expect to have a substantial number of Hollow Cubes completed when we return.

But, no machine sewing or quilting at present.   I do very much enjoy seeing what the rest of you have been doing!


From: bornblesse2


Judy, the hardness with this quilt is that the tshirts are from her young son who passed away.  I will get to it and ge5 it done in short order once I get started....but, not yet.

I have been focusing all my sewing time on my tree of life quilt. I kinda decided I did not want a forever project out of this so I imposed a hard deadline. Applique to be complete end of August and then quilting and binding in the Fall. I am making amazing progress. I have done about 2/3 or more and started this applique in early June


From: judyinohio


Oh, my, that will be a very tearful quilt to work on.


From: qltmkr1


Very sorry to hear of the loss of such a young person.  I can see why you're not yet embracing the idea of starting on this quilt.  You do such wonderful work, and I know you'll make an amazing keepsake to honour the memory of her son.


making progress. I added the black & whites to break things up, I think it helped.