Have you seen the gallery of quilt tops from the Starburst QAL? I thought I finished my top over the weekend, but after seeing all the beautiful quilts on Flickr, I think I might be adding a border to it before it’s ready to quilt. What do you think? Should I add a border?
My husband and I went to brunch on Sunday for a late Valentine’s “date” and we took the quilt top along to try to take photos somewhere other than in the front yard. It was a beautiful, but very cold and windy, day. We went to our favorite restaurant where we used to eat every weekend while we were dating and in grad school. We would split a bottle of wine between the two of us, but we can’t handle that anymore!
After making all the blocks for this quilt top, I changed my mind about one of them and remade the block. I am so happy that I went with my gut. The new block is much improved. It has some of my favorite fabrics—Pezzy print, Heather Bailey, and Denyse Schmidt.
When we got home, Bea and I did a few photos in the front yard. In December when the Pantone 2013 color was announced I started obsessing about the color emerald. I saw this coat at Lands End in December and had to have it to include it in one of my emerald project photos! A silly reason to buy a coat maybe, but I wear it plenty since it’s been so cold this winter.