The good news is that it has been less than a month since my last post. I am happily living in my 'other' house where the sun shines and I can play tennis almost daily and am back with my great stitchers group here in the Valley of the Sun.
The bad news is that I have been slow to bond with my sewing machine. However, I did manage to bind a quilt for donation that I brought home last week from the Stitchers and this week brought home a quilt that needs quilting and binding. Am determined to get it done in a timely manner.
But the great news is that I did manage to quilt and bind a Hallowe'en quilt that I made last year and didn't finish for Oct 31st. And this year I didn't get it finished in time either! But, it is finished for Hallowe'en next year in 2016! All ready for making my home a little more Octoberish! (not a word, I know!)
I made a big mistake when I made this quilt. Not too sure if the directions were poorly written or if I was just being in a 'senior' state of mind when I read the instructions but I cut the strips far too short and my quilt was long and narrow... so I added more black fabric to the sides to try to make it little more proportional. It is done and as always, finished is better than perfect!