The twister quilt needs a border, so I went shopping and found a nice, cheerful print for it. Unfortunately, it looked awful with the quilt. So, I'll save it for another time. Instead, I opened my fabric stash and found these two - a purple for the inner border and the lime green with fish for the outer border.
|Project Linus twister quilt|
The other project is a impulsive one. I wanted to try making a quilt from plaid shirts. When a local thrift store had a half-off sale, I purchased a few and started playing. The blocks are made, but not joined yet. I think this would be a neat quilt to keep in the car for a picnic blanket.
The inspiration and pattern came from The Thrifty Quilter. I liked her use of red and decided to place mine in the centers of each 9 patch also. If this were larger, I think it would make a neat veteran's quilt.
Finally, I did clean up that mess under my cutting / pressing surface. It looks much better now.
Since I've been released from jury service with a big check for $31.80, I think I'll go to my workplace and see if I can earn a few more pennies today. No actual trials for me, but I was on a panel and was not chosen for the jury. During my down time, I enjoyed getting to know a few people while I hand stitched a binding. Over all, it was a pleasant experience.
Enjoy your day!