and I finished two things.
Here is my little Zakka zipper pouch. Great learning experience. Next time I will use fusible fleece or quilt it. I used fusible batting and it's a little puffy. I also think that will help with the top tabs that I put around the zipper ends. It's a little bulky up there and was tough to sew around, I bet thinning it down would really help. I also could use a little practice with those corner pieces. They look cute but they are far from perfect. All in all, I am no longer afraid of zippers and making little pouches, yay! And who can resist those cute hexies (which were easy, btw). I am seriously considering cutting my Echo into hexagons now.
My guild bee quilt is finished. Super happy with how it turned out. It's totally special to me because I know each person who made these blocks for me. I will really enjoy curling up under it this winter.
I quilted it using 28 wt white Aurifil using random diagonal lines and a grid around all of the white Essex Linen borders. I love how you can see the white quilting on the solids on the back. Did I mention that I really enjoy piecing backs now? It's amazing how much my quilting is evolving.
Here's a close up of the blocks where you can see the quilting a bit too.
Time for a little knitting now. Maybe I'll have something to show you in a couple of days.