Monday, September 2, 2013

Tropical Swedish - the continuing saga AND a shirt

I'm slow, what can I say? Here's the plaid quilting as suggested in the book (Modern Minimal). I really like how it looks, even with the blue stitching in the papaya color. Yay!! I just have 2 or 3 places where I need to tidy up loose ends where I had to start and stop in the middle of a quilting line.

Now I'm working on the binding. One side left to go! Next time I will take the extra 2 minutes required and audition the binding so I don't end up with a seam in a corner. I thought, eah.. what are the chances? Not bad I guess. Oops.

And here's a Charlie Tunic from Made By Rae that I did for Bea for our plane trip to Ontario. She is in love with airplanes and airports right now. Too bad she refuses to put it on. The airplane print did not convince her, boo. I didn't do the facings on the cuffs. It seemed like the trickiest part and I was trying to get it done before our trip. I think finished cuffs would look a lot nicer and if I had to wear this shirt, I'd prefer finished cuffs to finished vents. It's cute either way though, I think. Waiting to find the perfect buttons!


  1. That tunic is super cute. Maybe she doesn't like the color mustard! :)