Sunday, August 6, 2017

August UFO

Here we are in the 8th month of our 12-month UFO challenge, and this month's task will be a pleasure to finish. After a few months of really big-deal UFOs, this one is gonna seem like a cakewalk. Yay!


Last summer, just on a whim and with no particular goal in mind, I began stitching large hexagons. I must have needed some hand-stitching to take to Friday morning sessions with the Frankfort Girls. Well, I finished this little table topper and then just stopped. I knew it would perfectly accessorize the screened porch table; instead it has hung out in the quilting room. I had the good sense to put it on the 2017 UFO list, and now it will finally be done. Above, you can see that I trimmed the edges. What I'm left with is a long, hexagon-shaped table topper.


I prepped the backing and the batting last night (used scraps, so I had to piece them!). The layers have been spray-basted, and the materials for big-stitch quilting have been gathered. I am ready for some Slow Sunday Stitching!


This work should go quickly; with all the baseball we've been watching lately, I need a project like this in my hands; otherwise, I idly play iPad games, which results in nothing worthwhile.

I will link up with Kathy and her Sunday Stitching link party; come on over an take a peek! I've just visited and discovered that my name was drawn in a give-away she had last week. How sweet is that!?!

Happy Quilting, Friends!

5 comments:

Suzanne said...

What a fun, bright project. I try to hand sew or knit while watching TV.

Anne Ida said...

Love the bright colours! Have heap of fun quilting it, looking forward to seeing it finished :-)

Andree G. Faubert said...

Hi Jayne, Good luck with your hexie topper. It will be nice and bright in your screened porch.

CathieJ said...

Enjoy your stitching. Better to be sewing while watching TV than playing on the iPad. I am trying to get away from that addiction too.

Karen in Breezy Point said...

That will be a perfect touch for the porch--so fun and colorful! I always have to have some sort of hand stitching to take along too!