Here is the runner I made with my long-distance sewing enthusiasts the other day. I'm really happy with the way it turned out. A link to the Quick Curve Ruler is here.
Yesterday I started binding the Tumbler placemats, so I will finish those today.
Next, I will add a border to the sides of this quilt, then call it finished. It's a weird (in my opinion) size right now at 90 x 101. The 101 length is good for a queen size bed - allowing for a nice drop at the foot and enough for a wee pillowtuck. A width of 90" gives a 15" drop on each side. That will shrink up to probably 13" after quilting. Then it will shrink more after it's washed (using 80/20 batting, eventually). So... I think I'll add 5" to each side making this a square quilt. Then I can FINALLY tick this off the 2014 UFO Challenge chart. I asked Margaret for permission to tick it off after I found it and ironed it the other day. Ha ha.
I also have to find a bit of time for some lovin' and playin'.
The 2014 STASH REPORT
Used December 20.1 m
Used YTD 89.05 m
Added December 6 m (totally not my fault - a ticket winner from guild)
Added YTD 125.75 m
NET 2014 36.7 m added
I'm also making a half-assed resolution, to get more fit this year. There is a forum thread at Machine Quilters Resource for Plank exercises. If I read (notice that lovely word "IF") the daily reminder I could (really, I could) get OFF my chair and do my plank. That's what I did this morning although it didn't work yesterday and hopefully it's what I'll do tomorrow. Geez, talk about setting myself up for failure. This comment is totally FULL of non-commitment (is that a word?).