Weekly Progress Update #163

To-Do for the week of Sept 20th-Sept 26th:

  1. Finish my niece’s Herringbone place mats and write my Sept ’22 OMG Finish post. √Done
  2. Refine my fabric pull for my mini rainbow block. √Done
  3. Do a little more Sashiko stitching. √Done

To-Do #1

I did finish my niece’s place mats. Below is a pic with some pretty late-season cosmos flowers after I washed and air-dried the place mats. They did not shrink too much. They were 12.5″ x 18.5″ prior to being laundered and lost about 1/4″ with both width and length.

MF Placemats with Cosmos

And another shot where I tried to be a little artsy with some strewn cosmos 🙂

MF placemats with strewn cosmos

In my September 2022 One Monthly Goal Finish post, I shared several pre-wash photos that I took on our robin blue stained picnic table. Here is one pic from that post that shows the two different fabrics from Sharon Holland’s Willow Collection that I used for the backs.

MF Placemats 5

To-Do #2

Here are the fabrics I’ve decided to use for my Mini Series Rainbow. I hope to start working on it in the next couple weeks.

Ombre strips for Rainbow mini

To-Do #3

And here is the fourth Sashiko square I’ve stitched that I will make into coasters for a Christmas gift this year.

Sashiko Square 4

To-Do for the week of Sept 27th-Oct 4th:

  1. Bind my Break of Day quilt that arrived in the mail yesterday from Sew Shabby Quilting.
  2. Write my Oct 2022 One Monthly Goal post.
  3. Do a little more Sashiko stitching.

Linking up to Texas Quilt Gal: To-Do Tuesday.

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6 Responses to Weekly Progress Update #163

  1. Those placemats turned out great – your niece should be quite happy with them. I love the photographs! That mini rainbow is going to be gorgeous with those colors. As always I love your sashiko!
    Thank you for joining with us at To Do Tuesday!

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  2. The Morning Latte says:

    Your placemats turned out so well! Great photo taking there too with the props, etc.

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  3. Those placemats are so pretty – the cosmos compliment them so well! Can’t wait to see Break of Day!

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  4. The placemats look wonderful after their first wash, and the late season cosmos compliment them beautifully, too! Enjoy getting to finish your Break of Day quilt this week; I find binding one of the most satisfying steps of quilting and hope you enjoy those final moments in creating the quilt.

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  5. Love those placemats!

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  6. Your niece’s placemats are beautiful! Looks like you had fun finding different places to photograph them, too. Pretty rainbow of scraps, too!

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