Today "kicks" off football season with the first college game of the season and that means that it's hand sewing season for me. Last year I used football to finish the hated Cathedral Window quilt. This year I'm going to work on the inner borders for my applique quilt.
This is the first border almost done. I made a little progress while we were on vacation last week. I'll get that left stem finished today and start the second border.
This quilt is such a joy to work on compared to the Cathedral Window. It's not nearly as bulky and the blanket stitch really brings it alive.
I wasn't sold on the center dot when I planned it but I'm glad I stuck with it because I think it's really cute.
I'll probably post weekly on this project just to keep myself accountable although I'm really not having any problems staying motivated to do it.
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I'm Vicki Welsh and I've been making things as long as I can remember. I used to be a garment maker but transitioned to quilts about 20 years ago. Currently I'm into fabric dyeing, quilting, Zentangle, fabric postcards, fused glass and mosaic. I document my adventures here.