Home Again Home Again

So I had the time of my life in Amsterdam, Paris, Berlin, Dresden, Budapest and Prague!

Ali at a "love lock" bridge in Paris

Ali at a “love lock” bridge in Paris

I can’t say which place I liked best…too hard

Ali (me) in front of Parliament in Budapest

Ali (me) in front of Parliament in Budapest

Not that sewing did not get done

EPP being done on a train

EPP being done on a train

the picture above is from a train, not a plane, those wonderful stork scissors got taken from me by TSA in Prague…seriously…too dangerous. I had actually planned on storing them in my checked bag but forgot. Bye Bye Stork Scissors.

Holiday Table Runner WIPIn happier news my English Paper Piecing Table Runner now looks like this!

Holiday Table Runner WIP                                                    Here’s a close-up.

Now that I am home I am starting to put together the scrappy sprouts quilt

P1020038 I had my husband help me put up my “design wall”, which is a big piece of flannel attached to the bookcase in the living room, but it works…as long as I pin everything to it. I am liking the rainbow-ishness of it. I am now paper piecing scrappy flowers for the top of each stalk (more on that to come).

Lastly I wanted to do something with my economy blocks so I thought I’d make a pouch out of two of them

P1020039I’ve gotten this far. It took a while to make the piping…yeah, that’s my excuse…It will be quite a bit bigger than I had expected (pre-planning, sheesh I say!) so I bought a big fat white zipper for the top, hopefully that will help the scale. We’ll see.

Lastly, I made my bee block for guild

P1020037She chose the colors and basically told us to go to town on any modern block we wanted. I, having a piecing problem, chose this block, which I love love love. I never thought I’d like this color combination but I really do…hmmmm.

With any luck I’ll get some more done over the long weekend. I hope all is well with you 🙂


About animatedlibrarian

I am the Online Services and Instruction Librarian at San Diego Mesa College, I have a doctorate in Education Technology from Pepperdine University. When not quilty/sewing I like to do Muay Thai kickboxing :-)
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