Some things need time. Started in a rush and then left for time to be ripe for the finishing push.
In December 2012 I joined in sewing a mystery quilt Bonny Hunter published called Easy Street. I managed to finish the top and even designed a huge block for the back, as I did not have enough fabric for a solid quiltback.
Yesterday, more than two years later I finally added the strip around the block needed to bring it up to size, cleaned my entryway and pin basted this giant (2,20 m. x 2,20 m.).
Now the fun part: wrangling this monster under my machine. Gymnastics in the morning, strengh training in the afternoon - no need to go to the gym this Sunday.
After finishing with all the wool I brought home from class, I started with a lovely Shetland/Silk mix, wondering if I had not chosen something a bit too difficult. Patience, predrafting and splitting the combed top gave me a bit more controll, but still, I now know exactly where the "drop" part of "drop spindle" came from.....
I Can't Stop Talking About Art Supplies
Left: Dog park dog sketch with brush pen and gouache (light) washes. Background is Montana Marker. I'm back on some Strathmore 500 Series Mixed Media paper a...