My sewing machine has had a bit of a rest for the last week or so. I have a three day weekend and that's usually when I do the bulk of my sewing but last weekend I spent Friday babysitting the boys (yippee) and then our friend Tessa arrived from England and we spent the rest of the weekend with her. Tessa from England is not to be confused with Tessa my co worker (i.e. Rory's mom). It was wonderful and relaxing, spending time with Tessa. We haven't been to England in 6 years, but she comes here every second year or so and divides her time amongst her many friends in Ontario and Quebec.
I did manage to do some fabric cutting during the week and I am happy to say that I am all set for the first set of instructions for the Fireburst Mystery QAL hosted by Tish of Tish's Adventures in Wonderland.
Tish is posting the instructions today. The red fabric bleeds a little, so I have decided to keep this quilt in our spare bedroom for when the boys are a bit older and stay over at our place. That way I can make sure it gets washed in cold water. I'm excited to get started. I'm have a sewing with my two buddies tomorrow, and I have decided to bring this project along.
Getting back to the baby quilts, I did pull some fabric out of the stash that I am going to use for the first of the baby quilts. I'm keeping the pattern under wraps for now, but some of you might have an idea of what pattern that might be, when you see the fabrics.
While I was looking for a photo on my blog for my June OMG project I can across this photo which reminded me that I have these fabrics in my stash that really have to be used for a baby quilt. I won this bundle of fabrics when I sewed along with Ruth and the Modern Quilters Ireland for the Rainbow Rose Quilt Along. Maybe I'll make the same quilt as the one above and we will see how it looks in the two different fabric groupings.
None of these are my OMG for June however. For that I have decided to make 6 more blocks of the Quilters Planner Quilt Along Quilt. If I get more than that done it will be a bonus. Here is where I stand on that project.
I originally was trying to work on these blocks one a month but it's not working for me so I am going to try to focus my efforts. If I finish more than 6 it will be a super bonus. There are a few other things I will be putting my energy into as well. I'm linking up with OMG linkup for June over at Patti's blog Elm Street Quilts.
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