Friday, January 5, 2018

I'm Excited...

because I have found one of my UFOs, so I can get one of my own finished and donated. I love this jelly roll from RJR Fabrics and wanted to have some hand stitching to take when I travel. Of course once the trip was over, it was relegated back to the cupboard. I had made 15 of the flowers as you can see in the first 2 photos and had started to join them with a contrasting tan fabric which matched one of the tones found in the jelly strips.
 After stitching for 2 nights, I have joined more of the flowers together and have a plan for getting this finished. This one will be donated to Peter Mac Cancer Centre and will make a lovely feminine quilt for someone.
For me, the joy is in playing with the fabric, designing and making the quilt, but not necessarily in storing the quilts, so I am usually happy to donate most of my quilts, knowing that I will be making more. I love to finish off other people's UFOs to donate and it will be exciting to have one of mine done too. Now I can't wait to unearth more treasures from the boxes and get them finished.
   I've been quilting during the day but it's nice to have some hand sewing to do at night while watching television. Or at least, listening to television. I hope to have some more progress to share very soon.
Hugs, Jan Mac


marijke Kleefman-Sandee said...

beautiful colors Jan ,A friend of mine started with the hexagons asswel after seeing mine ,and she bought via amazone the tools to cut the hexies .isnt that great!Hugs Marijke

Maria said...

A very special quilt to put a smile on a lady's face.That will be a beautiful quilt when you finish it Jan.

Linda said...

Your hexi flowers are looking great ��. You are working very quickly. A lot of stitching in a project like this so I think you are extremely generous to donate it. Can you see the light at the end of the tunnel yet with your UFOs?