It's the second Saturday of the month, which means it's time to get the crackers out, put on the party hats, cook some mince pies and put the sherry on standby - it's the Christmas Quiltalong! Organised by Cathi and QuiltSue (this month hosted by Sue), we are on the fifth of the six star blocks (and the most complicated to date!) for the Scatty Christmas Stars quilt.
Apart from the two star blocks, I need to do a little hemming job on a light throw for mum's bed (alright, it's a sheet!). This is to protect the duvet cover from Cindy (a Jack Russell terrier for whom the word 'scamp' was coined, without doubt), who's foot wiping skills are sadly lacking when it comes to rocketing from the garden to the vantage point of the bed.
And with my new walking foot ready and waiting, I can't wait to make more progress quilting Spring Garden Trellis.
Summer, The Quilt - Julie of the The Crafty Quilter created this fun and smart quilt as a qal with tips and advice, and I joined in. I couldn't pass up this design; I love ...
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