Thursday, October 13, 2011

My Winnings!

Here are pictures of all of the fabrics in the charm pack that I won from Lavender Quilts. The packaging made me smile (and so did the chocolate.)

Gorgeous, huh? This makes me want to start on a Civil War quilt for The Historian. Barbara Brackman's Civil War Quilt Block of the Week Blog might be what I end up doing, but I have also been learning about and looking into the Dear Jane quilt as well. We shall see.

This is the other part of my life that is a major win right now:


My mom surprised me with it when she came this weekend and I am going to work on setting it up tonight/tomorrow. The box is lighter than my old machine with its case attached so its a good sign.

But that's all new on the sewing front. Once the new machine gets set up I will get to setting and sashing the snowflake blocks. Then I'll have to see how big it is and all that to see what kind of borders will be happening with this thing. Although, I'm very tempted to find a little bit more dark blue fabric and make some more blocks. I'll just have to lay it all out on the floor and stare at it for a while. Maybe a quilt with snowflakes is better as a wall hanging or throw just because its so seasonal. Or I could do some fancy schmancy borders on it. How exciting would that be? Yeah. Let's go with that as "the plan" for the next 6 hours.

Also. I have decided that the next quilt project will be the Quiltmaker Mystery Quilt from this past summer/fall. So what if it's not a mystery to me... And as a reminder these are the fabrics I am planning to use:

Super pumped. What are your new sewing/decorating/life projects you are undertaking??

PS. The baby quilt still is on my kitchen table. It will be sent tomorrow, I promise.

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