So, I'm plugging away at the Scandinavian pattern set that I hoped to get done before school is out. I am having tons of fun with it. I have started stitching some examples and am really happy with how they are turning out so far. I have had a few setbacks along the way but will bore you with those later when I'm all done I suppose. I know you can hardly wait, right?
I'm also cutting up squares for the boys' quilts. It's kind of addictive, I must say. I do get nervous about everything looking okay together when it's all stitched up. I've already nixed one fabric that I bought but I wouldn't be surprised if something else gets the boot before it's all said and done. I know that for some people choosing fabrics is the really fun part of quilting but I find it to be so stressful and difficult. I love fabric, don't get me wrong. It's just the deciding what goes together part that causes me so much trouble. Any quilters out there have some pointers to share on that process? I still need to pick up some more prints and I could use all the guidance I can get!
Oh and I also made a quick little thrifting trip this morning and found this hand embroidered tablecloth. Sorry about all the wrinkles - this is straight out of the bag. It's white linen with taupe colored floss. Does it fit my dining room table? Of course not, folks! But when have I ever let that stop me? This isn't the kind of thing one just leaves on the rack at the thrift store. This needed to be in a home where all those stitches can be appreciated. And now it is.