This has been such a busy time for me, so full of distractions!
I have finally finished the MacIntosh Poster. I don't know why but this one seemed to take a long time. Lots of partial stitches and backstitching.
I will be looking for a simple black frame for it.
I need to go back and work on my braided rug, but I will also be starting Harvest Blooms by Hands to Work.
I am planning to stitch it on 32 count Light Sand, using Sampler Threads. I was a little disappointed because I wanted to use one strand on 36 count, but the piece I had wasn't quite big enough, and I am determined to use the fabric I have in my stash if possible. With the 32 count, now I will will have to use two strands.
I had a really good weekend. I went to a flea market on Sunday and found some wonderful quilts! I love vintage quilts, and when they are a bargain, I cannot resist them!
The first one is "Trip around the World". It is very worn and well used, but it was clean with very few tears. I guess some would consider it a cutter, but I couldn't bear to cut it up! I just love the colors!
The next one was a modified nine patch with a lot of triangles. This featured a lot of the indigos that I love!
Last, but not least was a cranberry Basket quilt top.
This top was made many years ago, and then put away. It is in excellent condition, with no wear or stains! I will be looking some period fabric for the backing. I am looking forward to quilting and finishing this one!
Fantastic finish on your MacIntosh Poster, Erica! I also like that withces boot you are planning on stitching. The quilt finds are beautiful, I rarely find sweet things like this, really beautiful. :-)
Congratulations on your Poster finish - it's beautiful.
The quilts are gorgeous!
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That's a great finish Erica, I love the simplicity of the design. Looking forward to seeing your Harvest Blooms progress.
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