I gave my “speech” at my Guild on Monday. Actually, I decided to hold it as more of a Show & Tell than have a theme, etc. It was less nerve wracking that way.
I had set the quilts up in sort of a timeline from oldest to newest, but basically just talked about what was going on and what I learned from making each quilt.
What everyone doesn’t know is that this was my sly way of getting my friend Jeff from JnCQuilts to photograph a bunch of my quilts. (For the record, I always use their long arm and he leant me the Bubble Jet Set stuff to make the labels for my quilts.)
So, here are the quilts that I have finished this past year that I hadn’t be able to take full size photos of (and special thanks to members of my quilt guild for holding them up:
So now that I’m done with sweating over getting something showable, what’s on my to-do list?
1. Meezer Teaser Balls. I’ve got 20, I need 25 for the next shipment, so I should be mailing them to the Siamese Cat Rescue Center next week. If you want one (or more), keep checking their Facebook page.
2. Keeping up with quilting my quilts. The Wrong Shade of Red is on the long arm now, mostly because I found the perfect backing rather than any particular scheduling reason. Next, I will baste Starina for hand quilting, and THEN DnA1 and (hopefully) DnA2.
3. Borderpalooza continues with A Tribute to MaryEllen Hopkins. I hope to finish in a week or so, since I have most of the border pieced. There is only one more BorderPalooza quilt, Barbara Brackman’s Civil War Sampler.
5. Yes, I am going to make V is for Victory, but first I am going to write the instructions and sizes on the setting triangles. (Or maybe I’ll do that simultaneously.