Here we go! A new day in a new month, the last month of the year. Can we say 2014 flew by? I think it did. I’m glad most of it is a blur, a bad one at that. Now it’s time to pull up the big girl pants and forge ahead. I have quilts I am personally working on, waiting for my jobs, getting creative again, and I've a Christmas commission to do. I’m looking forward to doing the commission. It’s been a long time since I’ve done one. Let’s see if I can make up some the the creative stuff I’ve missed out on for the year. It’s going to be a busy December. And that’s okay.
I’m working on my quilt blog. Wanting it, at least, set up today. Until then,
here’s a picture of my longarm machine. I’ve named him Leonidas from The
300 movie. I wanted a name that showed a dedicated and hard worker.
Dependable. Take no prisoners. Thus, I have blessed it so.
I practiced with three small quilts. One of mine and two made by my mom.
This one is mine. You can see the layering of the final piece. The quilt top
I pieced, the white batting, and the red backing fabric.
Close ups of my quilt. The top and the back.
Close up of my mom’s scrappy quilt with a different pantograph pattern.
I’m also still scaling back on the stuff in my apartment. That will be an
ongoing process but I’m feeling better about it. I will be making some scrappy
quilts of my own so that I can creatively get rid of scraps and fabric I know I
will never use. They may or may not be for sell. We’ll see. So get your December
on. The year isn’t over yet.
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