The past couple of weeks I've been happily sewing log cabin
and improv blocks together to make a king sized,
110 x 110 inches (280 cm x 280 cm) quilt.
This is a gift for two special people.
The fabrics are Union Blues by Barbara Brackman,
along with a couple of lovely dusty blue fabrics
by Robyn Pandolph,
and then an assortment of neutral fabrics.
The batting is from the Hobbs Tuscany Collection
and the one that I chose is a blend of cotton and superwash wool.
I'm hand quilting this and hurrah, it's football season,
so I know that I'll have some exciting games to watch while
working on this.
War Eagle! Go Auburn!
I finished the miniature overshot table runner,
that I had been weaving.
This was on my loom since January....
|The wooden boxes were created by my husband, Marshall.|
I had a dyeing day a few weekends ago.
The weather was cooler, so it was a nice time to set up
my supplies on the back patio.
For a couple of batches I started out with a
superwash Merino/nylon blend from Knit Picks.
I dyed this using acid dyes, and also Rit dyes
in brilliant blue, spruce green, tobacco brown,
and a chocolate brown.
This was a Corrriedale roving that I've had for years
that I dyed using food coloring and acid dyes.
For this batch I went with sunny yellow,
a soft lilac, and a sky blue.
This is the result of a fun day of dyeing:
|sunny yellow, lilac, sky blue|
|brilliant blue, tobacco brown, zesty orange|
|Forest colors-spruce green, brilliant blue, chocolate brown|
|plum, black, gray, burgundy|
They are so cheerful to see each day!
Here's hoping that you have time for fiber/fabric today,