And here's to a productive 2011!
I would like to really improve on my garment sewing skills, at present it is so mediocre. Keep telling myself ... I should be a neater / more accurate seamstress. Also I want to work on some stitchery patterns. Sure like the look of quilted wall hangings with a stitchery panel.
Red & white Bear Paw quilt to date. It's 39" square now. There is still the outer border in white. I'm thinking of having a slightly wider outer border ... we'll see ...
While taking a break from cutting all those HSTs for the bear paw quilt, I fooled around with another method of making HSTs and eventually a Pinwheel block. I followed Jenny's tut on YouTube. Sewed it up in a jiffy!
A small order of tea towels from Bird Brain Designs. Here's where the stitchery comes in :)
Anni Downs' pincushion is on my to-do list. However I will be changing the concept of the pincushion. I'm not a garden buff but I'm surely a needleworker!
My New Year start at the stroke of midnight. That's the measly result of 20 mins of work! By far for me cross stitch is the most time intensive hand work I do. It's Prairie Schooler's Friends - Friendship is a sheltering tree. Margaret W and I set out to complete 10 pcs from both Friends and More Friends some years ago. But somewhere in between realty kicked in ... or truth be told ... laziness :) This will be my last block of 4 that will be converted into a wall hanging quilt. Here's the other 3: