This week I have had quite a busy week in my sewing room and it has been a lot of fun!!
I didn't manage to get the next row of my Metro Tiles Quilt (designed by Susan Claire of Gourmet Quilter) completed and added to the quilt but, I have been working on it. I layered and basted all the blocks for the next row.
In addition, I layered, basted and quilted all the setting and corner triangles that I am going to need to complete the section of the quilt that I have chosen to make (I only have enough of the fabrics I have chosen for this smaller section but I may make a bigger quilt later).
As well as working on the blocks for the Metro Tiles Quilt, on Saturday I attended a virtual workshop organised by Region 3 of the Quilters' Guild. The workshop was given by Jo Avery and was great fun.
We started the day by making a very simple 'improv house block' which had no windows and which Jo called a 'shed'.
We then went on to make a 'house' block which was very similar to the shed but included some windows. After a break for lunch we were given the option to make an even more complicated house block which Jo called a 'bungalow'. I opted not to make this third block, choosing instead to layer, baste and start quilting my house block which I want to make into a small wall hanging. After the workshop Jo gave a talk about her life in textiles which was extremely interesting and which I thoroughly enjoyed.
Later still in the afternoon I joined another virtual talk this time organised by Region 10 of the Quilters' Guild given by Deborah Boschert. As I have owned a lovely book by Deborah Boschert for a little while, I was very interested to hear her talk about her work and I was not disappointed!! All in all a lovely, quilty day!
Since then, I have been busy working on the house block that I made in the workshop and have now nearly finished quilting it. I have also added some appliqué for interest and intend to add some hand stitching too. So far I am very pleased with how it is looking.
Hope you've had chance for some creativity this week! Until next time 😊 xx