|No Farmer's Wife blocks, so here's a cheeky grin and a new cardi knitted by Gran|
|No #365 blocks, so here's sunshine and a bubble machine!|
And, as you may have guessed from the title of the post, I have been working on my Patchwork of the Crosses blocks. There's something very 'right' about working on this project. I first blogged about it on 8th March 2014, just two weeks after Mia was born. It was my new pick-up-and-put-down project for nap-time sewing. I'd decided to have a go at nine feature blocks and scrappy sashing. I'd cut all the fabric for this plan. Two years later, and with another imminent arrival, I returned to this project and with some encouragement from IG and Facebook I've decided to keep going. I'm aiming for 25 blocks now. So on Tuesday I cut all the greys for the scrappy sashing for another 8 blocks, and I have this gorgeous pile of fabrics waiting to be cut for the blocks themselves.
And here is progress so far - I've even managed to find all the completed blocks for this photo!
Not sure how many more pregnancies and babies I'll need for a lap quilt, but we'll see how it goes!
And I've cut another 10 blocks worth of fabric for my Trapies project. I'm not sure I need another ten blocks to get to cushion size, which was the original plan, but I kept finding fabrics. Another EPP project with no end in sight!
I hope this isn't the inevitable slowing down in block production - chances are Baby is quite comfortable where she is, just like her sister was, and will not make her appearance for a couple of weeks - I'd like not to be sofa bound until then. On the other hand, she is more than welcome to arrive at the weekend! And if she does, I'll finally stop talking about being pregnant, which I'm sure will be a relief to you all. Instead I will spam you with Baby photos!