I've now been quilting for three and a half years. This blog is my personal quilting diary, that charts my progress (and occasional regression) from the start. I use it so I can look back at my past projects...and hopefully see my skills improve!

Thursday, 3 March 2016

Five Weeks and Counting - This Flu is the Worst!

Despite still suffering with a hacking cough, I have managed to get the last border on my Sutton Grange quilt.  I am not adding the final cable border, as the quilt would be too big to fit in my hanging space.  62 inches is the maximum size I have for hanging - between two wall lights.

It has been so much fun.  Hand applique is SO relaxing and portable.  Now I need to think about how I am going to quilt this.  It is a 'busy' quilt, so there isn't enough room for large quilting motifs. Lots to think about! Happy quilting, all!

4 comments:

  1. Looks great! I find hand sewing very therapeutic, too. It certainly helps take the mind off of how ill you're feeling!
    Feel better soon x

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  2. Looks gorgeous, such pretty colours. Would a circle motif be an idea for quilting? Decisions, decisions, it is not always easy! Get well soon, coughing away is so tiring.

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    1. Many thanks for commenting! I'm still mulling over some of the quilting options.

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