This quilt hung in the Quilters Unlimited show last year and was made by Jenny Emry. Jenny gave a lecture and trunk show to the McLean chapter last October. I love her make do attitude. She rarely buys fabrics from quilt shops. Instead she frequents yard sales and the like. A few of the quilts she showed were tops she purchased on ebay.
Yesterday, I moved my dining room table (fortunately it is on rollers) to clear floor space so I could baste the other 16-patch. While in basting mode I decided to do this string quilt, too. I started it last April in a class with Bonnie Hunter. It is her Virginia Bound quilt from her book Scraps and Shirttails (my blocks are the same size as hers, just fewer of them). She gave a lively lecture to the Burke chapter.
I’m trying to finish things up that are just lying around my sewing room. If I put them in a box...well, out of sight, out of mind.
I went to Costco yesterday and ordered a long overdue new pair of glasses – progressives this time. I now have glasses for reading and glasses for distance; neither of which are powerful enough for me. I don’t wear either unless I really need them and I’m thinking I will have to wear these progressives all the time to really get used to them. I need to look at this as a good thing. My eyes probably won’t feel so tired at the end of the day.