as chaperone - I'm just home after a fun and busy week on an island, chaperoning Calvin's cross-country team's annual "running camp". A whole lot of cooking, cleaning, ch...
Thursday, May 28, 2009
The next quilt
I don't think that I have shown you pictures of my current craft project. It's a charm quilt, like the one I made for my younger brother and his new wife. That means that although I use the same shape over and over again, each and every fabric is completely different. It is a great way to indulge my fabric lust since I only have to but 1/8 yard increments, which come out to less than 75 cents each and can be used for several quilts.
This quilt is for my oldest brother and his new wife. It is English paper-pieced, which isn't nearly as hard as people make it out to be. Lately, I've been watching Star Trek: DS9, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip and the Venture Brothers while decompressing from work, school and wedding by creating these little nuggets of color.