NewFO Challenge January, 2014
Last weekend I joined another BOM (now many people are probably saying "Are you nuts!!" - the answer is yes) but this one is easy!!! It's the 2014 NewFO Challenge, and the rules are simple:
Each month, I start something new, at least one thing and I don't have to worry if it's a big project or a small one. As long as you start it (you don't have to complete it) and then keep on updating CatPatch how the project is going. You don't have to ever finish it....
You can put the link on CatPatch to your blog entry where your project is explained. So here is my blog entry and I'm waiting for the "linky party" is up and going, and I'll add it.
So here it is, the project I started this month. The pattern is called Harmony Rose Quilt From Red Rooster Quilts (Free Pattern) and although I liked the look of it, I found the instructions a little hard to follow, so I started with the idea, used my own material for Valentine's Day. From this pattern picture:
You can't see it but eh red border has small gold hearts on it. Perfect for Valentine's Day. The quilt is a large laptop quilt at this point, perfectly square (it may grow, I seem to like making large quilts.). The background is a combination of off whites, with the outer border just plain tan. I have used applique for the centre heart using the pattern's heart, but decided to piece the hearts on the 2nd border. I'm not sure I'm happy with it yet.
I also finished a quilt that I started before Christmas. It's from the winter Issue fromQuilter's World. The angels are embroidered - red work - but the rest is pieced work. The squares are "X" quilted, with red thread on the diamonds but the squares are crossed with white.