Two More Finishes, and a New “Station”

I call this first one “what was I thinking?” Because that’s a lot of work for a quilt that is quite jarring. Well, after looking at it, I remembered that I had a lot of strip sets leftover from the Nancy Crow workshop, and I used them in this. This quilt was completely quilted, and had been put away. I just needed to put a binding on it. Yay!

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I really like stars 🙂 This one was also almost completely quilted except for the border. I put long feathers all around the border. They don’t show much with the print, but I enjoyed doing them. Both of these quilts had enough backing that I could do the “pull the back around to the front” for binding.

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And here is the new “station.” My wet studio is finished! The first picture makes the room look ridiculously long. In reality, the room is about 6’X15′. Tons of room for storage, several nice smooth surfaces to work on, and good lighting. I especially like the shallow shelves I requested so that I can see all my dyes without digging through them. Those are anti-fatique mats on the floor.

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We used leftovers from the kitchen–some subway tile that I somehow ended up with and couldn’t return, and the leftover pieces of granite from the kitchen counters. I bought J. the Contractor’s old stove, and I even have my old microwave out there should the need arise!

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Now for some nice warm days that entice me to get out there and do some dying!

 

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6 thoughts on “Two More Finishes, and a New “Station”

  1. I adore the “what was I thinking quilt” – it’s just fabulous. You were thinking you were going to make one awesome quilt is what you were thinking! 🙂

    I have wet studio envy. And I don’t even do wet things (well, besides sweat profusely).

  2. I am AMAZED at all you get done. You are constantly doing something fun and interesting. Your life is not dull….ha ha Love that circle quilt. Keep on sharing. mickie

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