Is everyone in the Holiday spirit yet? I’m looking forward to spending time with family. I’ll be having the party this year at my home. It seems that I’ve been doing most of the holiday dinners here lately. I enjoy it. It keeps unnecessary stress off my parents who have historically done them. My son’s company gave some turkeys to their employees so he is giving that to the dinner. I’ve never cooked a turkey before so this should be a new experience for me. I’ve always been afraid that it wouldn’t be done all the way and make someone sick. So I’ve shied away from them and let someone else do them. I guess I’ll get a ham also, just in case. You can’t go wrong with those.
I’ve been making progress on my For the Love of Geese quilt. Last week I showed off the medallion I was working on. Here’s another look.
I finished the medallion and placed it in the center of the geese circle to get a look at how it will look. I’m pleased with the results so far.
So now it’s on to the border blocks. I’ve been compiling them and I’m almost done. The next step will be to sew the border blocks into 8 pieces then start putting it all together.
Once I get all the pieces put together, I suppose it will be time to peel off all the papers from the back. I’m not sure what to think about that. It probably will be a somewhat of a mess. I’ll bring the trash can near by and hope all the papers make it in there.
I’m also starting to think about what I will do on the backing. I bought extra fabric for the front anticipating that I will make a few mistakes since this is the first paper pieced quilt I’ve done. While I did make plenty mistakes, I seem to have some left overs. So I’m thinking that I can just put it together in a pleasing way and that would work just fine.
Hoping everyone is enjoying my progress. That’s all for now.