Progress Report- March

March was a busy month for me, but also a very successful one in terms of quilting!  I finished two projects- The Baby Quilt and The Cat Quilt; started a new project- The Cherry Quilt; and costumed a show- The Totally Awesome, Totally 80’s Megillah.  Here’s the status of my other projects:

  1. The Storybook Quilt- The quilt top is done and the backing has been cut.  I just need to sew up the seam for the backing and cut down the quilt sandwich.  I probably will not finish this before the wedding craziness descends, but I hope to have it done by the end of the month.
  2. The “Other” Hexagon Quilt- I am now calling this The Flower Quilt- I haven’t made any progress on this quilt due to the focus on the chuppah.  I hope to have a full set of 10 flowers done by the end of April
  3. Block of The Month Quilts- I have at least two blocks done for each quilt.  The Arbor Lane Quilt has three done.  I have decided that until I hone my applique skills, that I simply don’t want to do it on a quilt that is going to get a lot of use.  The Tulip Twist Quilt has a 50-50 split between patchwork and applique, so I am just going to double up the patchwork and add fabric to the outside of the block to make the size match.  The Meadows in Bloom Quilt has a strip down the middle that uses applique, I am still figuring out how to re-work it.
  4. The Herb Sampler Cross Stitch- I have finished 2 herbs and am almost done with the 3rd.  I am planning on taking it with me to Post Ranch after the wedding to work on there.
  5. Disappearing Nine-Patch Quilt- This is another neglected quilt that is sadly sitting in my sewing basket.  I have several days off during Pesach and plan to put them to good use working on this project.
  6. The 1930’s Hexagon Quilt- I pieced the first column of flowers and started to attach the second.  It was looking off, so I need to take it apart and am going to do each column separately.  There will be a wider row of white in between the flowers, but at least it won’t be off!
  7. The Chuppah– It is nearly done.  I need to sew around two more edges and add the ties.  The goal is to finish it today!
  8. The Cherry Quilt- I just started this project last week, and have 15 blocks done.  I love this pattern because it is very simple, but looks very elegant.

As you can tell, there are a lot of projects happening and I am going to be adding more!


About 12months12quilts

I am an educator and sewing teacher, crafting away in The Bay Area, CA.
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