I cleared off my rather overcrowded sewing room table this week to create some much needed space to quilt and finish my Plus Plus (aka Cotton & Steel #2) Quilt.
For this fun and cheerful quilt I used various Cotton and Steel fabrics from my stash and used this wonderful pattern by Cheryl @ Meadow Mist Designs.
I had initially visualised a chartreuse or green fabric for the binding but didn’t have enough of these colours leftover. (I was determined not to purchase any more fabric for this project and only use what I had!) So instead I chose to use navy and think that it frames this quilt quite nicely. I was a bit short on Mesa Fern Book so added in a strip of navy Basics XOXO.
This 64 square inch quilt is my first finish for Quarter 4 (#1) of the 2016 Finish Along.
I have also made significant progress these past few weeks on Cotton & Steel Quilt #3. I have managed to complete all thirty nine blocks and now just need to piece them together. Fingers crossed that I’ll have a completed quilt top to share with you soon!
It’s weird because it sounds like I have done heaps of sewing lately but this could not be further from the truth. My mood’s been low – still waiting for that warm spring sunshine which has been delayed by what seems like constant cold rainy days- plus we’ve also been super busy trying to finish our kitchen renovation in time for the annual arrival of Christmas visitors.
Thankfully it seems that even a few minutes sewing here and there can result in some progress 🙂
Linking up to MCM @ Cooking Up Quilts, Let’s Bee Social @ Sew Fresh Quilts and NTT @ My Quilt Infatuation