My week started out with this on the frame.
I quilted it pretty densely so it took a lot of time. I needed to switch bobbins twice on each pass. It was totally worth it though. I love it.
I didn’t get it done in time for a Friday reveal which was my hope. I ended up finishing it Saturday night.
I’ll do the big reveal post tomorrow.
For those of you who aren’t regular readers, with the completion of this quilt, I’ve now made EVERY quilt in Bonnie Hunter’s String Fling quilt book. YAHOO!! What an accomplishment.
Then on Friday I am going to do a parade of all of my version of the quilts. I can’t wait to compile that all and see it together. YAHOO!!
While I was cutting out all the four patches for the mystery, I thought why not cut out Hunter’s Star, Bonnie Hunter’s new pattern that comes with the purchase of her new book. I already had the red and white fabric out so I thought it would make good use of my time…
I had an evening sewing session with not much to sew so I grabbed these and away I went.
So..I already have these done for the quilt! There are more triangles left to sew but this is a nice start.
Friday morning just before the childcare kiddos were scheduled to show up I checked the computer and there was the mystery clue. YAHOO. I looked at the clock and realized my early kids weren’t coming this day so I sprinted upstairs and dug through my fabric grabbing these with the hopes that I could cut out the #2 clue over naptime.
Being it was an easy clue, I did get it done.
I finished up childcare when Kalissa called saying they had something come up and could I watch Carver…she’d likely need me overnight. I said yes, then told Hubby I was flying up to the sewing room and was going to sew the triangles. Then when Carver was there in the evening, I could press the triangles. I don’t take Carver in my sewing room yet. He’s good and I likely could but this was easier.
I quickly fed the triangles through the machine and when Carver got to our house, I was ready to iron….perfect timing. And here is clue #2 all finished…..
I love the containers that dishwasher packets come in to hold these little gems. I use them ALL OF THE TIME.
I did get all of the four patches made so I’m completely caught up. I guess that means that I’ve committed to the mystery.
It’s a good thing that I have a healthy stash and HONESTLY, I DID NOT intend on doing it this year. I never pulled fabric. I never got a color card. I can’t even tell you for sure that the other colors are. I know green as someone said “Poison green” and I got excited. I don’t have a clue what the other color is. That’s okay…I’m sure I can find something to make it work. As long as I don’t need a constant color, I can do this from stash I’m sure.
Clues seem to be a little smaller and easier this time around so far anyway. That helps that I can still get my own stuff done too.
I also got my triangles done for the Block of the Month Challenge. Everything is sewn now and ready to sew together.
I am THRILLED about that. Now that we have all the pieces together, I’ve finally found a little enthusiasm for this quilt!!
I had a great sewing week…so good that I actually stopped and took some time for this….CLEANING!! Drawer on the right…CLEANED. Drawer on the left…HELP!!
I’m slowly going through the ENTIRE ROOM. ENTIRE. I won’t rest until I feel like I am in charge of the room and the room isn’t dictating to me. I started in the spring with new shelving for the closet and then lost momentum. I have it again so I’m going to get as far as I can!!
Thanks for stopping by. If you want to learn more about the mystery quilt…all things mystery can be found here on Bonnie Hunter’s mystery quilt page including clues and link ups. It’s the place to go for all things mystery. Here is the link to today’s specific post there.
If you are new here, I hope you stop by again. We are busy bloggers who publish new blog posts every morning and evening. We’d love to have you as a regular reader.
P.S. Someone asked if my friend Connie had decided to do the mystery too….I thought she hadn’t and then she sent this picture with no explanation.
Bahahaha…she caved. Oh Connie!!! This yellow looks interesting.