I decided to join Judy’s quiltathon today. Our time difference meant that I started long before those of you in North America, it also means that I’ve finished for the day and am headed to bed before the linky thing is posted. I’ll add my name to that tomorrow morning my time. I didn’t get as much done as I’d have liked. Below is the sum total of my ‘every spare minute’ sewing.
One six inch block hand quilted. I’m very slow. (Does anyone have any advice for removing marking chalk from your quilt?) Mind you I did have to teach my class (one hour) and there were some other unexpected interruptions and errands to run, and of course this
needed attention. But that interruption I don’t mind.
When I was teaching high school I used to tell my students to make use of the `small minutes’ short bits of time here and there while you are waiting for stuff. I tried to do that today, but find it much easier to do with knitting than with the hand quilting and all its associated bits and pieces.
I’ve got just over 20 blocks to go, plus the border. I’d really like it finished by the April guild meeting (the 7th) but I’m not sure that’s realistic. However, we are going away for the Easter weekend – to the middle of nowhere, so I’ll take it with me and see if I can get a fair bit done then.
Tomorrow will have very little time for quilting, I have to sew curtains for the living room, ugh.
Having a virtual quiltathon was a great idea, and I’ll definitely play again – see who needs a real-life guild. I’ve got the innernets 😉