To-Do #104 Weekly Update
This is our 104th edition of our weekly to-do list. That is TWO YEARS of making and following a to-do list, which has been very helpful at keeping us on track. We share this post on Beth’s Cooking Up Quilts and at Becca’s What I Made Monday website on Mondays, and Christine’s Stitch All the Things website on Tuesdays. Check out what our friends are sharing!
To-Do for the week of April 1st (no fooling!) through 7th:
- Start quilting Dr Seuss #2 – √ done
- Make color block for April – √ done
- Find a new hand quilting project for Sue – done √
I hesitate showing you this Dr Seuss quilt as I am 100% sure you are sick of hearing about them. I’m not minding the quilting part thankfully. We actually sold THREE quilts in March, and one was a DS quilt. So it was time to replenish our offerings. Quilting was indeed started in a crosshatch pattern using my walking foot. I love doing the quilting portion especially when I know what my plan is! Here is a look at the backing with the crosshatch design.
The April color block calls for blue fabric, as opposed to last month’s navy hue. Sue had already picked out the shades as soon as we joined in the block-of-the-month sew along, but we changed out minds. We found a different, better option in our stash, and here it is being trimmed.
Sue recently finished her latest hand quilting project, and is looking for a new one. Last week Missouri Star Quilt Company had a charm pack on sale. I ordered two of them along with two coordinating fabrics for borders. We’ll make two quilts at the same time with these offerings. We haven’t started sewing them yet, but they’ll eventually be Irish chain blocks. That’s a lot of strip sewing in my near future.
Our April goal with Patty at Elm Street Quilts is to finish appliquéing our Spring Shower table runner. One of five umbrella blocks have been appliquéd so far! That’s 20% done if you don’t count the border and quilting in the equation.
To-Do for the week of April 8th through 14th
- Work on the Bee Hive HSTs – 72 pieces needed
- Start strip sewing for Sue’s next project
- Appliqué another umbrella
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