I can't believe I finally finished the stitcheries, It took an interstate move and a lot of very hot days. When the temperature is above 36degrees weeks in a row you tend to bunker down in the coolest room.
I have not followed Anni's pattern for the finished quilt. I didn't have enough fabrics in the right colours so I made do with what I had, however I did buy online enough to do the borders. Luckily American Jane's recent fabric ranges are all very similar in theme and colour.
I have also discovered that I don't like white for a design wall. My black wall was in use so I fashioned a temporary one out of batting, and even though my fabrics were bright and stood out it actually made them appear far busier and blend. I know it reads as a contradiction. Let's just say it wasn't for me.
Now to explain the delay - all I have to do is add the borders and with it being a small quilt, I will quilt it myself and it will be finished. Ok........ question........ Why is it still on my design wall ( 2 weeks ) without borders? I will put this question out there as I really don't have an answer. I could say it is because I enjoy the process so much that I don't want it to end........ I have been sewing other things on my machine so it's not because I have been too busy to sit and sew. Again why delay?
On another note I have started tracing the pattern for my stitched hexagons. Leanne had a template in her latest magazine Vignette. Only 24 more to go and I will have enough for the single bed quilt pictured in her magazine....