Now that my quilting marathon is finished, I’m back to some patchwork. Just now this involves nothing but piecing little squares together.
A week ago I went back to my Tokyo Subway Map quilt – I started this during the Oh Fransson! quilt-a-long in the summer but fell behind as we moved house. I’m trying to do a block every day or so with the aim of quilting it next month, ready for a another wave of family coming to stay.
Elizabeth Hartman is giving away the original Tokyo Subway Map to raise money for the relief efforts in Japan, please go and have a look.
My other project will be my biggest quilt yet – a variation of Bricks and Stones from Red Pepper Quilts. I bought the pattern as inspiration, and plan on making it four times the size, with the idea that the quilt pattern is one corner. So really, I’m making this entire pattern four times and then sewing them together with the borders going right the way round the edges. This is another semi-secret project until it’s gifted at the end of April, so this is all I’ll show just now –
I think I underestimated how long piecing over 900 little squares would take. This isn’t going as quickly as I’d like, this section though is the majority of the quilt though as well as the most time consuming. That’s what I keep telling myself anyway…
Although I seem to blog about nothing about quilting, I do still knit! I’ve been busy working on a new sample for work, but should hopefully have some finished things to talk about next week.