Monday, September 29, 2014

Monday Morning Star Count 2014/39

I sat with Christa as she stitched today after lunch.  I should have remembered to bring my sewing kit, but I haven't started carrying it with me to work daily yet.

This week I took lots of pictures of quilts, and did lots of hand stitching, but only made a little EPP progress.  My sewing kit is a mess..

Has your stitching been more focused than mine?

Monday, September 22, 2014

Monday Morning Star Count 2014/38

Just a few more plum blossom hexies this week..  Savor each stitch.

Monday, September 15, 2014

Monday Morning Star Count 2014/37

Look what arrived in my inbox this week..
These hexagons were stitched by my Grandma's close friend, Mary Jane.  (the same MJ who helped chase after me when I was a baby and who came to my wedding in Greece). 
I love her mix of fabrics and radiating design.  Can't wait to see it again when it's finished.

I only basted a handful of templates this week, but at least it's something.

Monday, September 8, 2014

Monday Morning Star Count 2014/36

Today I'm sharing some hex-diamonds that I made to commemorate time spent with a friend this week.

Long term EPP projects are good like that-- make just one unit to remember a time, place, person or emotion. Capture how you were feeling, something you hope not to forget. I spent some time this weekend re-reading oooold blog posts (from Littleshika), 2007 in particular. It was a rough year. I was struck by how tightly I clung to quilting to pull me through, how decisions I made that year have had repercussions that I'm only now starting to sort out and remedy. Thank god for blogs, right? 
And thank you, for being a part of my blogging journey. Please link up below if you've got progress to share..

Monday, September 1, 2014

Monday Morning Star Count 2014/35

I didn't sew a single thing this week.  But we did our best to make the most of the last days of summer vacation..

And this one of George and Grama in Chicago..

Did anybody stitch this week?  Link up!

Travel Quilt #6 and some public crafting

I have been working steadily on Travel Quilt #6 since last fall and it is growing.  I got a chance to piece a few units while I was in Manha...