I could have used the time to finish my last assignment, I could have used it to give the house the deep clean it badly needs - but instead I ran the sewing machine for the first time in ages.
I wanted to practice curved piecing which I have a real mental block about. I cut and made a lot more crap seams than I made good one but in the end had enough to turn into this mini. It's around 15x19 inches.
I've no real plan for it, but it was just great to sew. I have to confess in my impatience to get to the quilting I hardly basted it so ended up with a huge pleat on the back but who is going to see that right?
I went to the sandown show at the weekend and there wasn't a lot modern as expected. But we have to keep entering to give a more balanced picture of what is happening in the quilting world. It doesn't have to be all batiks and art quilts. I can't remember if I saw any designer fabric used at all. When I think about the variety that's on show on-line compared to a real life show it is very disappointing. More of us need to take part. I don't know if it is the same anywhere outside the uk?
Anyway, last pic of this quilt hanging up for the first time. The lighting was poor so sorry about that.