Remember the Pin Wheels Quilt top I finished last year?
It was patiently waiting for the basting, but every now and then I heard a whisper coming from the drawer, "...what about quilting during these cold days?...", " ..one stitch at a time..". Or sometimes, just a sigh "...ahhh..."
I couldn't ignore it anymore!
No more excuses, I washed and ironed the backing, measured the batting and got the livingroom free and prepared for this hard task.
After some hours I was done with the basting! :-)))
But my knees.....And my back, they can tell you another story!!!
Despite that (who needs a massage?!....) I am happy it is now ready for handquilting!
After looking through some Doll Quilts books I had to go to my boxes of scraps and start new ones! These little quilts are an addiction, I can use my leftovers, they are fast to sew and to quilt, they always give a cozy feeling. I can't have enough of them! Can you?
This one with Nine patches and the Friendship Stars is from an old book. I just had to make it!
Like many of you I also find the winter evenings the perfect time to sit down and knit (come to think of it, I guess that is the reason why the quil top got a bit jealous!...Winter and no quilting?! Only knitting?:-((((((....).
During the first weeks of January when it was quite cold and snow was everywhere, I picked my knitting needles and some yarn and started knitting these dish cloths. They can be knitted fast and mine are already in use! But I can show you these ones here, they are neat!
Knitting and sewing and trying to get a lot of handiwork done to my heart's content is a wonderful thing! But something that I really like to do seems to have got lost on the way...I haven't baked bread for weeks!
I bought this bread at the bakery, I liked the snow crystal on it! I guess the baker had his fun doing something different!
Now it is time for some more happy stitches!
Wishing each of you a lovely week, full of handiwork and joy!