We are in the home stretch of getting kiddos finished with school for the year, and after this week, it will officially be summer around here. I’m looking forward to the less-structured routines. Can’t honestly say it will be calmer though, with all 5 of my kiddos home full-time But it will be wonderful.
I’ve really been enjoying this May is for Makers campaign. Usually, I can only justify buying a pattern if it’s for something I’m making to give away. Most of these purchases are turning into quilts I want to keep, and today’s buy is no different.
Sassafras Lane designs always catch my eye. I have the full-size Prism Parkway from an old Quiltmaker issue, which I fully intend to make. . .someday. When they published a mini-version, it was just too cute to resist. Plus, it will help thin my overflowing turquoise and white scrap bins. These paper pieced blocks are so tiny, I figured I could use them as leaders and enders for two bigger paper pieced projects in my near future.
My Rebel mini-quilt from two weeks ago is progressing well. All it needs now is a rockin’ quilt job, and it will be ready to hang in my studio. This was a FUN project to work on. I didn’t stress overmuch about perfect piecing, but these little 2” blocks still turned out pretty evenly, if I do say so myself.
And the Spin! quilt from my first purchase is still moving along, albeit slowly. 12 blocks done (shown), and the remaining 24 are nearly halfway done.
That’s it for me this week! So glad I’m just doing fun stitching for now, and not on any big deadlines, because the time in the studio has been sparse these past couple of weeks. How about you? Are you kicking the summer off with fun new projects, or wrapping up older stuff?