Leo’s Mane Sew Along

Monday 18 July 2016

Design Wall Monday

My poor design wall has a bad case of quilters A.D.D. I have way too many projects on the go, and way too many things that I want to get finished before the guild’s quilt show in October. I have them up on the wall to think about how to finish them and how to quilt them. The Friendship Stars are for the guild’s Comfort quilt program, for members who need a group hug. The current colours for the quilts are yellow and grey for one quilt, and red and aqua for another. There’s a sew-in day this Saturday, so I wanted to get some done before then. We’re hoping to have enough blocks to be able to put together a couple of quilts that day. Two of the red/aqua ones got muddled during construction, and required ripping. Seeing all this stuff on the wall probably threw my brain into twisting fits or something. After ripping, I put them back together and got them back up on the wall, only to find that I have them spinning the wrong way. They are supposed to be spinning left, not right.When I looked at some of the others, I got them the wrong way, too. Rats..... I’m not ripping them out, either.
So, after all that, I decided to take everything down and get back to work on the sampler quilt for the guild. I put up the 27 blocks that are done so far, and then made up one more. That leaves seven to go. I would love to have them done by Saturday, so I can take this and get the body of the quilt sewn together. Then I have to decide on borders. It’s getting late, and I’m going to link this up to Judy’s Design Wall Monday. Then I think I might partially shut my brain off from its spinning in circles the wrong way, and knit for a while.


  1. I am sure that your guild will find a way to incorporate those right spinning blocks.

  2. I'm loving your sampler block quilt! I like the effect of the alternating dark and light blocks - I see dark stars and light stars... I may just have to try something like that sometime.
    I've made the same 'spinning' mistake - many times... DUH!


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