Due to the pain I am having pain in my right shoulder I have been looking to reduce activities that aggravate it. However I had a days sewing booked in, whats a girl to do?
With minimal time to prepare, I tore through my project boxes looking for an "easy" project for the day.
Alas everything required either fabric purchases (which means a road trip) or was more complicated than I had the brain space for.
Except for this layer cake, and length of charcoal shot cotton I had bundled together, with a pattern!
Yep, I started a new project! With a few turns of the Go Cutter I had my layer cake and background cut into 2.5" strips. And then I could settle into some mindless piecing.
All that piecing resulted in all these long stripes, which I have also sewed into pairs.
That took all day, but all I have to do is sew the pairs all together and I am 3/4 finished!
This is the free pattern I am using;
and I have pinched the photo of the finished quilt (68" x 80") by the
designer Jo Kramer from her blog: Jo's Country Junction
A very simple strip quilt, but perfect for my days sewing as everything came out of my stash and I didn't have to think beyond sewing five different strips together. My colours are very different from this photo, so hope to have a finished top to show you next time!
Happy quilting, Sue.