I was hoping to have more time for this, but the hubby says "let's go car shopping," so I better type fast!
What I did today (while the hubby was out playing basketball with his buddies):
(Some of the stuff in that first picture weren't intended for this project, if you remember from the first time you saw that stack.)
By making these:
Blocks, sashing and cornerstones, left to right. I still have a little ripping and re-sewing to get the remainder of the partial green/black blocks finished. The quilt has 2x3 and 2x2 patches around the outside. Here's the pattern again if you forgot.
Now that it's in distinguishable blocks, I have to be a little more sly about working on it. Up until now, I've just worked when he's busy doing other things. From now on, I think I'll have to only pull it out when he's not here...
Why do sewing machines need odometers?
This is the second spool I emptied today. The first had little thread left on it, but this one...it had quite a lot. And I only sewed the portions that had red in them. I used black for the green/black blocks!
Notice all the red fuzz? I think I'm gonna have to clean out my machine - that same red was in the bobbin too...ugh!
What I should have been doing, since this is supposed to be for Christmas and I've got plenty of time, was blocks for the block swap. But this quilt had taken over a big portion of my cutting table, so I figured just get it finished. Maybe later...maybe tomorrow. I might bake cookies instead tonight...
I also have the brown and pink quilt finished, but no photo yet. I have to talk the hubby into holding it up for me, so that may take a few more days.