What I haven't told you is that DH and the kids have been away for a few days, hence I have the house to myself! Well I did have to work (another thing I hadn't told you) but I had a day and a half ALONE! I started by sewing the bottom strip on the Bugs in a bottle. And auditioned a few fabrics for borders...but I didn't like any of them.So then I got out all the pieces of my charm pack star quilt, the one I started in February and haven't touched since. The idea was to have a pretty, pink quilt, but the red really jumps out, I am wondering if I should take them out? According to the book the finished size is 32.5" x 32.5", which is way too small for my needs. But the pattern cleverly requires you to purchase 2 charm packs of which you only use a bit of the second pack. So I spent some time cutting and stitching until I had enough units to make the quilt larger. The problem with this pattern is that you sew it in rows, not units so I need to be sure of the layout before I start sewing it together. So it is still on the floor, because the family came home and I had to revert to domestic reality and go and cook some dinner.
Happy quilting, Sue SA.