It took a while for me to decide what substitution
I wanted to make for the wooden chair block and once
I decided on Fall, I needed my Honey Bear to
draw me a football that I
I have had the present block ready for a while now
and just needed to do
the patchwork to go in between the last three blocks.
I plan to purchase some sheeting for the backing
and hope to have it quilted by a new blogger who
has just bought a long arm. With the buttons
on my top, I'm not sure she can do it.
If not, I will quilt it by hand and if I have
to do that, there is no way I'll finish by the deadline.
I wasn't sure that I wanted to do this year's SAL
because of all the applique but once
I committed, it gave me the opportunity to learn
needle turn and so I'm glad that I did this.
It has been a much larger and more time
consuming project than the other SALs which
I also completed. I am happy now to move on
to something else, hopefully a smaller
I have the embroidery done for the pin cushion
and plan to complete it in the next few weeks.