I joined Susan's UFO Challenge for 2011. I need to finish some projects before I begin any new ones. Last year at this time I put everything on hold for Jennifer's wedding. This year I have no excuses!
This week I have been working on a quilt I began a couple of years ago. I adore teapots and when I saw this quilt in a shop while on vacation I had to purchase the kit. I am sure I had enough fabrics in my stash to make the quilt but it was already packaged and ready to cut and sew.
The pattern is by the Quilt Company.
I had to search for the blocks ... I thought they were in a clear plastic container. The pieces of the border were in the plastic container but I couldn't find the blocks. After searching for about an hour I found the blocks already sewn together. It was with all my other quilt tops that need to be quilted.
The teapot blocks all sewn together.
There is paper piecing and applique in the blocks.
I need to press it really well. It has been put away for about a year.
All I need to finish the top is to make the teacup border and sew it on.
The only thing is each one of these little blocks has 14 pieces. It was very time consuming just getting the pieces cut. I have to be extra careful ... I don't want to cut anything wrong.
I have been sewing away on my teacups. The blue fabric is the teacup. The red pieces are a ribbon border. I will go back and applique the teacup handles after I have each one pieced.
I am making progress :)
I know now why I live in the South ... I am tired of the snow! We still have snow in our yard. There are several inches sill lingering. The sun finally popped out today but it has been very cold for us. I hope we get above freezing tomorrow and get back to more normal temps for us.
Schools have been closed all week here where I live. There is so much ice and snow still on the roads. We do not have the equipment to deal with such things! If we had the equipment if would be rarely used. We just don't have snow like this very often.