Leo’s Mane Sew Along

Monday, 28 May 2012

Design Wall Monday, May 28, 2012

I spent a quiet day yesterday in my sewing room, and managed to get quite a bit done. Avignon Picnic is now a flimsy. I had been planning on putting borders on it, but when I hung it up on the wall, it told me that it was a perfect size for a twin bed, and that it considered itself done. I decided not to argue. LOL!
And I got a start on the quilt that I bought the fabric for on my trip out with Jannette. It's a
pattern from Judy Martin's new book, Patchwork Among Friends, called Heartland Star. I have to say, yet again, that I love her patterns, the way they are written, and the quick cutting rotary techniques she uses. Of course, it always helps to actually read the instructions. Somehow, I ended up making eight of these units, instead of four, my fault, not the pattern's. But, I'm sure I'll find a use for the other four somewhere. The next step is cutting and piecing the diamond units for the points of the stars. That might take a while. This time I'll make sure I double check the actual amounts I need. LOL!
I'm working today, and I still want to do some playing in my sewing room, and maybe get a start on the star points, so I'm making this a short one. As usual, I'm linking to Judy Laquidara's Design Wall Monday. If you've got a few minutes, there's always lots of fun stuff to see over there.


  1. Love the Moda Bake Shop quilt. I printed out the pattern, but haven't made it.
    Like the new quilt too. Great job!

  2. Love your quilt. no need for borders, it's quite nice as it is.

  3. Always best not to argue with a quilt that considers itself to be done!! LOL

  4. Haha! I'm sure you'll find a use for those extra four blocks, too! Something unique and creative. Cuz that's just who you are!!! :)

  5. I like the Avignon Picnic - it looks light and happy!


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