Friday, October 23rd, at 1:45pm
You all knew it was coming, right?
I resisted through the process of making brown Ohio stars for RSC.
I resisted through kitting out another monkey.
That 'psst' from the ruler got really really loud and it stuck in my brain and before I knew what was happening, I had this:
I made the two brown ones first, because RSC, right? Since I'm auditioning the block for next year and I absolutely had to test out the ruler, right? You're all nodding, right?
Then an orange one, since I have orange scraps all over my table anyway. And I really needed to make sure that the test was thorough and rigorous.
And then, because I enjoy working small, and because I had suggested to Cathy the other day that itty bitty kaleidoscopes would be fun, and the idea came back and bit me in the ass -
I ended up making this one.
Just to see how small I could go. And I had a crazy thought - 'Wouldn't it be fun to make a whole quilt with this tiny little block?'
And then I came to my senses and corrected that to - 'Wouldn't it be fun to make a
Because I needed a pincushion more than I need another quilt-in-progress. I'm doing a little handquilting each sewing day, trying to build up the callouses on my under-the-quilt fingers.
And, yes, I have owned that packet of quilting needles for a long time...
Linking to SoScrappy for Scraphappy Saturday and OhScrap!, too! Come see all the fun!