Sunday, August 08, 2010

A bit of quilting, a bit of relaxing, and kilts

If anyone has been wondering where I've been, we had a performance about 3 weeks ago, then Larping 2 weeks ago, and last week, I was camping up towards Pembroke.

A friend of ours kept an eye on Leeloo while we were away and watered my plants. The sunflowers have started blooming again, and my catnip has bloomed this year.

This photo was taken from the rental van. Unfortunately this was the only photo I wound up taking. I was just enjoying soaking up some rays and RnR.

This is the Crazy Quilt I've been working on slowly. Its just a matter of getting all manner of scraps to work with.

I also did a bit of my hexagon sewing while I was on vacation, but I think it will take me another year or two to finish the top. How does one finish the edges on a hexie? Anyone got suggestions?

Made my other half a kilt and sporan as well. The kilt is made from a poly/bamboo rayon blend. it washes well, it dries fast, and drapes well. The sporan is made with upholstry hide, rabbit fur, and a castle concho as a button.

And lastly....a tiedye tee shirt


Jennifer said...

Love the kilt and sporran! You can finish the edge of a hexagon quilt with half hexies if you want a straight edge, or you can leave the edges as they are and have a wavy edge, or you can add a border either after the half hexies or instead of them , or you can applique the quilt top over the border. Spoilt for choice really :-}

Kiera-Oona said...

Im debating on what edge to go with...but I think I have time to decide

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