I AM VERY PROUD OF MYSELF. If you go waaaaay back, you'll see that about last Christmas I was cutting out blocks for a quilt--my first bed-sized quilt. It was taking up much of my thoughts and time. And then...it was a LOT of piecing...and I needed clothes...and it got warm out, and, and....that project got abandoned.
But it snowed here this weekend. Nothin to do, nowhere to go. So...guess who now has a brand-new 88" x 88" quilt top? Huh?! Yep that's right! Here's a little peek:
I think I am gonna back it with this Marimekko fabric I bought on SuperSale ($4.95 for SIX YARDS!!) at the Crate and Barrel outlet near my apartment:
As far as clothing goes: after the yellow dress triumph, I've been in a rut. I've been really irritated by my inability to make my patterns fit the way I want them to. And I'm about done with taking classes. Both the little suit and the floaty cape collar dresses were largely disasters. But I have not quit. I am currently working on these:
I'm making 4599 in green sateen and I've started making the middle version of 5671 (with the tie collar) in grey suiting fabric. Let's see if I can pull these off...