I know--I am not supposed to be starting new things, but I have been good for such a long time.
And I did work on getting my WIP's done first.
I finally decided on colors for the bird blocks for Bleeker Street. Yes, blocks--I totally forgot that there were 2 of them.
These are kind of scary because the stems are so thin, but I will plug along. I really like the fact that this quilt is pushing me out of my comfort zone. Just have to take my time.
And I also cut out my orange block for the rainbow challenge.
I was so happy that it was orange because I had some already picked out.
I have one more combo to cut out and then I will get busy on these.
Now, for the new stuff.
I dug into my pile of Christmas fabrics that I picked out and prepped the first block in the Holly Cottage quilt.
Not sure if you can see the little stitchery, but it is going to be a sweet little birdie that is going right in the center of the stocking. This will be another project that I have to work slowly on. Why you ask??? I already had to redo the applique pieces because they were facing the wrong way and I refused to start the quilt off with a boo boo!!
And new project number 2 is going to be one of the awesome pineapple quilts that everyone is making.
So far, mine looks like this:
This one will go fairly quickly once I get everything cut out.
Need to figure out the background and grab some green scraps and I will be good to go.
So, I have lots to keep me busy. I really needed to get a lot of prep work done ahead of time so that I could get things done on the days that I have to work.
Hope everyone is enjoying their long weekend.
Prayers to everyone that has been affected by Hurricane Harvey.