Don't ask me why......but I started something else last night! I know, I'm crazy! I swear I think I have ADHD!! :) I always have a ton of things going at the same time and eventually they do get done!
I found this quilt in one of the quilt books that I bought a few weeks ago. The book is called "Spectacular String-Pieced Quilts" anyway, this is a photo of a quilt from the book. I have never worked with strings and had been saving some of them over the past couple of months. This quilt requires 124 of the blocks.
Here is my first 20 blocks! I did them last night within about an hour! I could not believe how fast they went together. Then.......I ran out of strings!!!! I thought I had more than I did. :( So in the shoebox they went and now I will go back to saving strings. I had been saving anything under 2" but not smaller than 1".
I received two customer quilts today, so I hope to get started on those within the next few days but it will be after the holiday weekend. I did quilt a little on Madison's Peace Sign quilt....very little. I quilted 3 passes with the machine, I will try to finish it up tomorrow morning before I start baking for Thanksgiving.
Today Mom, Chantal, and I made a trip to Paintsville. While we were up there we stopped by the bookstore. We trade our old books that we have read in for other USED books to read. Then mom decided she was going to walk over to the NEW section, (which we can't trade our used books for) :( She was looking through the quilt books when I found her. We looked at them all and I said something about I liked one of them and then I went to find Hunter. When we got back in the car she reached me the quilt book! She had bought it for me, when I went with Hunter. You know how moms are!
It does have several nice patterns in it. I just love looking through these books. They have so many ideas and I find it really relaxing to look through them even when I don't feel like quilting. That pretty much sums up my day. I hope everyone has a wonderful and Blessed Thanksgiving. I know that I have so many things to thank God for everyday.