I'm feeling pretty good tonight. I haven't written, but not because I wasn't quilting. I just didn't take any pictures. When last I wrote I just wasn't in the mood for quilting. That feeling passed pretty quickly. Since then I finished 3 of the 5 tasks on the list and started two other small quilts. The piecing was done at Studio 3 and I didn't have my camera along. But tonight I finished quilting the 9-patch stars and took it off the frame. I tried to get a photo that showed the quilting. I wanted mostly simple straight lines reminiscent of the way antique quilts are quilted. Now for the binding.
I finished the border on the Union Square quilt. It's still at Studio 3 waiting to show the Friday class which has been cancelled 2 weeks in a row. Snow last week and family matters this week. Not my family but most of theirs.
I also finished the binding on A Good Bet. As soon as the flannel wall is avialable I will shoot a picture of that.
While I was at Studio 3 Wednesday night I came across some little diamonds I'd wanted to use to make an Oak Tree block to frame and hang on the wall behind my Boyd's Bears sitting on a park bench. It's only been 2 years since I thought of that. The diamonds are together but I stilll have to finish the block. The little applique the tree trunk will require won't hold me up for long.
I also made some Cracker Box blocks you will probably see next time I write.
So now the short list looks something like this:
1. Bind 9-patch Stars
2. Join blocks in Penny's Irish Chain
3. Finish Oak Tree Block
4. Quilt another top
5. Finish Cracker Box top
6. Plan a few more to make.