Since my "motivation fluctuation"
I have been focusing on
making 2 donation quilts.
36" x 51"
The pattern was from Cluck, Cluck, Sew.
Lately, I've have been inspired
by other bloggers.
I want to see
what quilts I can make with my stash
that others would enjoy.
One thing that I have always
found as a barrier to making donation quilts
was finding appropriate patterns.
That may sound silly with so many
Maybe that is part of my problem,
too many choices or ideas.
I want a pattern that
would look good using the fabrics I've collected
over the years of quilt making.
I want one that would be easy, not
complicated or time consuming to sew.
An most importantly, I want
a design using colors and fabrics
someone else would like..
I know there are tons of ideas out there,
but when I happened to see this particular pattern,
I decided to quit fooling around and stop
It was time to get sewing.
It's one of those times
when the right idea came along at the right time.
I could use some 2.5" strips with
I actually purchased the yellows.
Sometimes a stash needs a few new
One way for me to be more efficient was
to make two quilts at the same time.
Maybe they can be "sister" quilts.
One with a pink flange in the binding,
and the other with a purple flange.
Simple straight quilting
finished these up quickly using some
leftover pieces for the backings.
Now that I have some loosely defined criteria,
I'll see how quickly I can come up with plan #2.
Until Next Time-