Showing posts from March, 2009

Funky Caterpillars

I've started working with the Red, White, and Blue Chinese coins that were made by my fellow HeartStringers. I have two finished , and one I still need to take a picture of that I call string X-X. I also quilted another top made out of some swap blocks and extra blocks I had. Pictures of those later. This must be the 4th or 5th funky caterpillars I've made. This time I tried varying the setting squares. The one in the center isn't that bright in real life. The swirly fabric was one I've had a long time and couldn't figure out how to use, but I love the swirls in this setting. I'm trimming some more Chinese Coins, ,and plan to put them together today. I'm also planning to trim up the one I finished quilting yesterday and make binding. I will be sitting with our Guild's opportunity quilt some this weekend to sell tickets during Shop Hop. I'm hoping to be able to see well enough to turn bindi…
I'm trying to finish up this quilt that I made from a jelly roll and a fat quarter pack from Connecting Threads. DH gave it to me for Christmas 2007, and I finally figured out what to make with it. I'm trying to figure out a border, and I don't have any yardage from this grouping. Which do you like better, the green on the left, or the purple (with black in it) on the right? I'd appreciate your feedback, either in a comment or an email. Thanks for looking!
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