It has been a busy week!
It all started with getting all the Fall and Halloween decorations out. I had to get my glue gun out to fix somethings that have been beaten up over the years, and I had to iron out some wrinkles in the table runners. Everything looks great! I love decorating my new house with each new season, and I love pulling out all the little quilts I have made through the years!
This week I also decided I needed to finish the red version of the Irish Woodland Quilt. I decided I wanted to apply some of the fun things I learned at Charlotte Anderson's class I took a few weeks ago. I was also really excited to use variegated thread on this!
I actually didn't end up using any of her methods, but I did take one or two things and make them my own.
For the squares, I usually do straight crossing lines. I changed it up this time by making flower petals that cross. This took a little time to get in the groove, but I really liked how fun and easy it turned out to be.
For the hexie flowers, I did loopy flower petals and a little loopy seeds on the center. I really loved this!
For the white, I took the theme that was happening and ran with it. I made big loopy flowers there too.
I love how different I turned it out from the purple version. I really loved how it turned out!
After the quilt had the binding and the label put on, I felt like I could move on to another project. So I started on this adorable little kit I got from my local quilt shop. It is the Little Red Number Eleven. I really love their packaging and how all their quilts are little, red, have small pieces, and a little flower embroidery on them!
I have made one of their quilt before, but I lost it somewhere which makes me sad. So I had to replace it! I am looking forward to this little quilt!
Have fun quilting!