Several have expressed an interested in making the twister quilt. Ellen and Angie have both completed one. Today I started pulling fabrics to make one of my own.
I started by going to the container where all my charm packs live together. I don't know why I don't let them mingle with my other fabrics. I think I need a 10 step program. I guess I am just afraid to use them. I know I purchased this one in Paducah....and that has been a few years ago.
Eleanor and I are always talking about how the Connecting Threads fabrics don't mingle well with other manufacturers. Well this proves me wrong! I search through scraps looking for additional fabrics, but nothing seemed quite right. Then I remembered the mountain of colors I bought from Connecting Threads. My charm pack only had 38 squares- I wanted 63. Look at how well all these go together. Every single fabric I added was from Connecting Threads. One thing I love is that they put a sticker on the fabric stating the color. Often times I will use the rest of a solid color and I will want more. Most of the time I can't remember what the color was. I think the stickers will eventually leave a mark on the fabric, but for now, it reminds me of the color name.
Don't mind the mess on the counter. When I tried to put them on the floor, my helpers rearranged the fabrics.
I now have 63 colors and I am ready to cut my charm squares. The plan is to pick a Saturday or Sunday (since we currently don't have any retreats scheduled) and have a sewcial day with friends. It's baseball and softball season, so I am going to need a few sewcial days!!