Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Getting Ready

You'd think I've never gone on a vacation before, I'm so excited for this weekend. I completed a charm bag to carry all my 'fun' stuff. I've started preparing my 'stitcheries' for the road. I am going to make the free pattern from Cinderberry Stitches (for the Stitcher's Angel Swap) and another one from Australian Homespun Magazine. I got all my floss ready. I'm super excited because I am going to use the DMC variegated thread for the first time!

My next quilt I am going to make is called "Chubby Chicks" by Black Mountain Quilts. I had a really hard time finding the green polka dot fabric by Mary Englebriet. I looked EVERYWHERE! Finally I found it at Sweet Peas and Angels (or so I thought). I was all excited, until I got a phone call from the quilt shop telling me that they had just sold out of it. I was crushed! But the nice saleswoman told me that she might have something else that would work. I told her that it had to coordinate with the 'Friends and Flowers' charm pack, because that is what I was using for the chicks. Well, I got the package yesterday, and the fabric was perfect! So please stop by their website and check it out. They have a great selection of fabric!


Jeanette said...

This is ADORABLE!!!!

I can't wait to see it done! Love it love it!

Jeanette said...

Ooops forgot to tell you that your bag is also really really cute. I love it.

Almost makes me want to tackle another bag, but my sewing machine screams in protest at the thought (it's a wuss LOL)

SewAmy said...

omg, omg !!! I love that pattern. Would you be upset if I made a "chubby chick" quilt? and I love the fabric your using. Your charm bag turned out adorble.