Monday, March 10, 2014

MMSC - Week 10

First off, how is it almost mid-March already? Craziness. Hard to believe we're 10 weeks into the New Year.

I must give the Monday Morning Star Count at Life Under Quilts a big shout out … because of the inspiration and motivation I've gained from this link party, I have done almost as much EPPing in 10 weeks as I did the entire 6 months I EPP'd last year. (I only started EPPing in June.) I am more hooked on EPP than ever! (And my lack of cross stitch progress is showing it. Teehee.)

So, on to the real business … progress photos!


Again, I found basting to be therapeutic and relaxing this week and I managed to get 20 hexies done. That's 85 hexies basted since Jan 1 (my New Year's goal was to baste 100 before Dec 31, 2014) and 204 in total.

This weekend I also plucked up the courage and stitched together 3 of the big diamonds in my 6-point star:


Taking out some more of the papers was totally satisfying, I can't wait to do it again.

Finally, I am still being tempted into a new project start by my fabrics … resistance is weakening. (Sorry for the smidgeon of blurriness.)


This post is also linked up to the Hexie Weekend at A Quilting Reader's Garden and the "in hand" epp link party at Splish Splash Stash.

8 comments:

  1. Great progress! I feel the same way in regards to fabrics calling me to start new projects :) I don't know how much longer I can hold out!!

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  2. The brown star center of your green star looks great!

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  3. You have such pretty fabrics!

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  4. I agree that basting is therapeutic- the rhythm is soothing like knitting, and you can still think about something else while you work. It's lovely.

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  5. Your diamond is looking great. It feels so good to be able to take papers out as you get pieces sewn together.

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  6. Isn't it funny? I love getting to take the papers out, too! I can't tell which I love more - your batik hexies or those awesome diamonds. Beautiful work!

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  7. Beautiful EPP work and love your fabrics choice!!

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  8. congratulations on being able to remove some papers! I bet that feels great. I wouldn't really know yet. lol. I hope you're able to keep up the good pace you have going.

    thanks for linking up with In Hand EPP party. =)

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