Thursday, May 19, 2016

Not Completing Anything

So the last few days I've been sewing but not getting anything done.

First up I was working on my Cutting Corners quilt and got the top completed.

I live in a small town and not much is here so it is a drive to Joann's and other stops.  My sister was out so I had her stop and pick up my batting.  I  already have a piece have a piece I was going to use for the backing.
Here is the backing I am going to use.  So I start to put my back together and figure out (should have known) it isn't big enough.  So I head into town to our Quilt Shop for some white to add to the back. They only have 1 3/4 yards of white in the shop.  I take it.  

While she is cutting the white, I check out the Christmas fabric, because I need some for my Christmas quilt.  I pick up the cute stripe, but when I get home, I don't like it with the top.  Should have taken the top with me, but didn't think I would be getting any Christmas fabric. Remember I was only running up to get a piece of white.  

So now I still  need  a backing for this Christmas quilt and I now have some for the stash.  That stash sure does built up fast.

Then I came across this very cute, light and airy fabric from Camelot Fabrics, called The Beach House.  It was so cute, it had to come home with me.  

So now I'm home with nothing to sew.  So I went into my leftovers from Quilt #8 and #11.  I sewed and cut these blocks, now I'm not sure what to do with them.

Well at least I have something to do today.  Ironing and deciding how to lay out for a top.


  1. Sometimes when I am trying to decide what to work on, or I can't work on the project that I WANT to work on then I'll take a bin of scrap and just dump it out on my bed or floor. Nothing like memories from the scraps to get the creative juices flowing. :)

  2. I can see why you were tempted by the Beach House. Gorgeous fabric! Your hourglass blocks are cute and bright. Maybe you didn't finish anything, but there are good bones here for future projects!

  3. I like the hourglass blocks a lot! So graphic. I have many backs folded up because they too did not actually make the grade when I paired them up with the top. Guess I will have to keep sewing more tops!😂

  4. It's funny how fabric can grow and multiply. :) The Beach House line is lovely.

  5. I hope you come up with a plan. The colours of the triangles are wonderful.