About a week ago, I fell off the wagon...maybe you heard the thud!
I blame my Mom. She was leaving on a holiday, so I offered to drive her to the airport. Well, I wasn't going to drive all the way to Grande Prairie (a four hour round trip) without stopping at the quilt shop, was I? See how it was all her fault?? Ha!
It started innocently enough. I found a remnant (on sale!) I thought would complement the goldfish fat quarter in my stash...
|The fabric on the left made me think of a fish tank!|
Standing in the seductive sale section, the wheels started turning.
The voice in my head pointed out that my stash is lacking light values. It also pointed out that fat quarters were on for $2 a piece, so it would be a shame to leave them behind!
|Mostly fat quarters...the bottom two are remnants|
Once that happened, the rest was easy! (It really is a slippery slope, isn't it?) The entire store begged to be examined, so off I went.
|one meter cuts|
|"Maybe these would work with the goldfish, too?", whispered the voice in my head!|
What a relaxing and enjoyable afternoon...for me! I think I drove the clerk crazy. She was anxious to cut into every bolt I pulled for consideration. Not happening. I'm still patting myself on the back for resisting the urge to buy everything in sight!
Time to share my May Finish @ A Lovely Year of Finishes
It really is lovely to set a goal and finish one thing every single month of the year!
My goal for May was my Day & Night table runner. I've already posted about finishing it HERE, but since I'm linking up with Melissa @ Bittersweet Designs and Shanna @ Fiber of All Sorts, please be patient with seeing it once more!
Here it is BEFORE quilting:
Here it is AFTER quilting:
I'm so happy with how this turned out!
To see process pictures, please click on the Day and Night label in my side bar. Previous posts will appear in reverse order (newest to oldest).
Thanks again to Melissa & Shanna for hosting a fun and productive quilt along!
Linking up with:
A Lovely Year of Finishes, @ Bittersweet Designs and Fiber of All Sorts
Let's Bee Social, @ Sew Fresh Quilts
Try, Learn, Grow!
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