Monday, January 28, 2013

No corners

I have finished all the pieces for the windy days quilt...almost.  Do you see something missing? Yup, I ran out of the navy background fabric. I have enough two-inch scraps that I could probably make some pieced corners...and would certainly have had enough fabric if not for the large amount of trimming in the smaller pinwheels (my fault for not doing the math myself).  Well, I have a bright yellow for the backing, so I can either cut four squares from that or add material from the large green pinwheels (the only addition I had to make to the charm pack I won). Stay tuned for future developments!

Camera bag

Goodness! As far as I can tell, there are no tutorials for making a camera bag for a compact mirrorless camera. Lots for a giant camera like my husband has, and lots for a padded pouch for the phone-shaped little cameras, but none for mine, small but with a protruding lens, as seen below. Looks like I'll have to make one myself - and try to get my act together to make a tutorial!

Friday, January 25, 2013

End of the nap!

80 triangles cut, sewn, and pressed before the end of naptime. I call that a productive session!


The instructions suggest this method, which I've seen before - intriguing and easy, but I'm a bit wary of the bias edges coming my way!

Windy days

Finally getting started on my windy days quilt! Decided a little boy needs a dark background on his quilt rather than white, so have just cut navy squares - pinwheels coming up!