Monday, 28 December 2015
Best of 2015
I feel like I'm doing things backwards here because I've already posted my 2016 goals and now I'm looking backward to pick my top five posts of 2015. It was interesting looking back over the blog and picking my favourites, which were favourites for different reasons. I did manage to pick five which I'll share oldest to newest.
Way back on January 31, I posted about finishing my Giant Chevron Quilt.
Finishing this quilt was a major accomplishment because I did the free motion quilting myself on my domestic sewing machine as part of a quilt along with Jess of Elven Garden Quilts who also designed the quilt.
In February I finished my Hexagon Sewing Kit which I shared in this post. I love this english paper pieced sewing kit which I made with scraps of traditional Japanese rustic fabrics.
In June I pattern tested for Cheryl of Meadow Mist Designs and I made this version of her Grande Scrappy Tiles Quilt which you can read about here.
I was nervous about pattern testing but it turned out to be a lot fun and I learned quite a bit about the artist Mondrian after reading the comments on my blog.
My favourite post of 2015 is this one, my post about Leanne's table runner.
I made this runner using my favourite technique which is basically make fabric choices and placing choices as I go along. I had a lot of fun playing with the photo shoot in this blog post and I enjoyed sharing how the my fabric choices were influenced by Leanne's personality.
Number Five in the list is the post about the workshop I attended with Cheryl Arkison.
My quilting journey is a learning journey and I value each and every teacher and friend I have made along the way. I'm joining the Best of 2015 Link up at Meadow Mist Designs. Thanks to Cheryl for providing the inspiration for this trip down memory lane, and for providing the link up. Thanks also to you for sharing my journey in 2015. Heres a toast to a great 2016!