What a difference a day can make.
I've been desperately trying to get along with my Orca Bay quilt, so I've only been working on that one. I couldn't let myself sew on anything else, even when I didn't feel like stitching on it anymore. Silly, I know.
Well, this morning I finally thought "Enough"! LOL. I'm leaving Orca for a while- I need a break.
Soooo, look at what I've been creating.....
It came together so quickly.
A whole quilt finished in a day. Patting myself on my back quite vigorously.
I've been wanting to make a small quilt for quite a while, opportunity beckoned recently when Jo of Jo's Country Junction announced a "Quilt Square" quilt along.
Using a Quilt Square pattern from Lori Smith of From my heart to your Hands ,we are creating a 12" square quilt each month. I needed to order my pattern from the extremely lovely Lori before I could commence. It was certainly a lovely day yesterday when it arrived.
Lori runs her pattern business herself. I ordered my patterns over the Christmas period, so I wasn't expecting to see them quickly. Lori emailed me with apologies that she was spending time with her family, but my patterns wouldn't be too far away. I was very pleasantly surprised that she included one of her other patterns for me for being patient! I was amazed by such good and thoughtful service. (For those of us not in the USA, she also caps her postage at $4). I'll certainly be looking again at her other lovely patterns.
Kathleen Tracy of A Sentimental Quilter is also hosting a quilt-along with her blog and her Yahoo group- "Small Quilt Talk". The first quilt off the mark, is her Crosses Mourning Quilt from her second book- Prairie Children and their Quilts.
I also had to wait for this book to arrive before I could look at starting this quilt. I am taking the option of creating the quilt in 4 blocks only, instead of the 9 in the book.
So, here is my start. A little more cutting, and I might make a start on this tonight! Oh my, what have I started?
I can't tell you how good this feels.