The shabby chic Yin Yang project came out of its project box on the weekend and one block was made. While I’m still undecided about the borders for the Memories of Smudge Yin Yang quilt top, I want to get … Continue reading
What a struggle it has been to figure out the block placement now that I’ve added a measly 5 more blocks to the equation! I think I’m going to forget trying for the “V” effect and just have some lovely … Continue reading
This was a productive weekend. I took apart the Memories of Smudge top, pressed the blocks again and made the extra blocks to add a sixth row. I’m going to be playing for a while with the layout, arranging the … Continue reading
The blocks are now all sewn together into rows. The rows will be sewn together and the centre of the quilt completed by the end of the weekend. And now I’m seriously considering what kind of border treatment to add. … Continue reading
What does the V.S. stand for? Either Memories of Smudge – Very Smudge or Memories of Smudge Very Special. In the final layout, there is the V as well as lots and lots of S’s. And that’s where the idea … Continue reading
Yesterday afternoon and evening I spent a lot of time arranging and rearranging the Memories of Smudge blocks. Five more possible layouts were the result. I’m having a blast playing with the blocks on the design wall.
The last two blocks were finished Friday night. On Saturday, Mr. Q.O. found a flannel-backed vinyl tablecloth at a dollar store and since then I’ve been playing with the placement of the blocks. Here are the first three layouts.
The third-last block is done. The second-last one is halfway done. As is the last one! Four more quick seams and all the blocks will be finished. That can easily be done during a baseball game tonight. They would have … Continue reading
I’m getting very close to being finished making the Memories of Smudge blocks. The sixth-last one. The fifth-last one. And the fourth-last one done. The third-last is already three-quarters finished and, as there are only two more left to stitch, … Continue reading
Since the playoffs began Friday, I’ve been stitching nothing but Memories of Smudge blocks. By Sunday night, there were six more done, pressed and seams graded. The first one. The second. The third. The fourth. The fifth. The sixth. And … Continue reading