Coming to the stitching station tonight:
Pulling UFO Hawaiian Etude back into active work.
This is my first hand-quilting piece.
I've made progress already in shortening my stitches.
You can see that here in the difference between the stitches on the fuchsia batik and the the cream stitches outlining the inner motif. I've gone from 5/inch to 8/inch. (We do count only the top stitches, right?)
Koko zeroed in on this 15" mini pretty fast when I trespassed on his sun patch to get some shots.
At the FMQ station:
Finished the grass!
Now to do the loopy "flight lines" around the flower heads, then I can do the quilting for the bias print and that's all. On track for having this UFO quilted by New Year's. That is happiness.
At the piecing station:
Fences all made!!!!!
Just need to attach the top and bottom and put the last border on this UFO. I'm just not certain whether I'll leave it as is, or if I want to applique something in the plain green corners you see on the pattern pic.
I think their emptiness bothers me, and since I've made other tweaks, shouldn't I do something here, too? I'm thinking of appliqueing this motif in those squares with some of my medium and light-tone pink scraps from the blocks.