Happy to be Scrappy

Happy to be Scrappy

Monday, September 5, 2011

What I'm Working On

My plans for yesterday fell through at the last minute.  But that was A-Okay with me.  I ended up spending a quilty morning finishing up the quilting on my table runner and sewing the binding on the table runner and my pink quilt.  All that is left to do on them is hand stitching down that binding.  Which is still the way I prefer to do it.  As I am typing this though, I realize neither of them have a label which is something I usually do before sewing on the binding.  So I will need to get off of here and get at making a couple of labels.
The binding I used for the runner is one of my favorite fabrics.  I love those black flowers on that brown fabric.  I am sorry to say that other than this one small scrap it is all used up.  I have no idea where I bought it or what manufacturer it came from.  There was nothing on the selvage edge to tell me.  Or if there was I used it up in a previous project.  Being a scrap quilter I have my go to favorites.  They could end up in every quilt I do, color permitting of course, and this brown was one of them.   Guess I'll have to stumble on to my next favorite.
Have a happy and safe Labor Day.  I will be heading to the pond to go fishing with family and then to dinner with all of them.  What will make it so good is of course family time.  And it doesn't hurt that I will get to sew all morning.  I love three day weekends.

                     Son Jesse and granddaughter Grace, fishing Memorial Day 2010. 


Judy D in WA said...

Sounds like we had the same kind of day. :) Fishing with family is so much fun! Catching is icing on the cake.
Love your scrappy projects.

Denise :) said...

I typically don't mind if plans fall through allowing me to play in my sewing room! Enjoy your day -- Happy Labor(less) Day! :)

Vivian said...

I so know what you mean about "favorite fabrics". I had a black with tan flowers calico remnant that was like that--used it in four projects and some bits in a crumb quilt and so wish I had more of it!

That print was definitely a member of my personal "Fabric Hall of Fame"!