When I began to write this progress report on my "365 Circles" that began so long ago I suddenly realized that circles have been a huge part of everyday life. Bowls to holes and all in between circles are the way life goes, in a circle!
This lovely table runner went to a local charity raising funds in an auction. Three Dresden Plate Fans made into this Modern Dresden Table Runner
I made this upcycled bath mat way back into the 1990's and have not looked back on the upcycling front.
This fire ball was an exercise in exploring Ms. Carlson book.
Quilting hoops around my house are a constant distraction for my family as pins and needles managed to escape and no one drew any blood in this exercise.
When you begin a project I don't usually have a plan, to be completely honest. I just usually start with some sort of vision in my head and if I don't get it onto paper soon, it goes by the way of the Do Do Bird.
I have learned how to make moccasins and beading from my friend a Gitsan woman of Glen Vowel.
I made these two needle and pin catchers for her grand daughters.
Then I started with the challenge and I can say that yes, mindful stitching is the name of the game with stitching around the outside edge of any circle and I am not a perfectionist or use any kind of template to make my circles. So they may appear wierd to your eye.
So it wouldn't surprise you when I learned of the 365 Circles Challenge and I began with a goal of 365 circles appliqued onto blocks, I now have well over 400 blocks to work with when I decided I had enough to begin making my quilt.
This had become the medalion of this new quilt. I am working on making the borders that will become something like this sketch below.
Hope you all are having a wonderful day! Thanks so much for hanging in with this long blog post.