Last week, I ran out of thread just before I finished my new Thurlows*. JB was having a rough week and the thought of schlepping him down to the fabric store made me cringe. But Mommy needs her sewing fix every day! What was I to do?
The answer: Start a new quilt!
Yeah, it’s not the most logical thought process. But I didn’t want to cut any new garments with an almost-finished one right there by my sewing machine, so I had to come up with something else to sew.
Back around the holidays, I started seeing a lot of quilts popping up on Flickr, Instagram and sewing blogs as part of a “Scrappy Trip Along,” quilts all made using this tutorial from Quiltville. I wasn’t in the market to make a quilt at the time, but when I needed to make something last week solely relying on the fabric I could find in my sewing room? Why, a super scrappy quilt was just the thing.
I think it’s going to become the official “snuggle on the couch” quilt! And then…back to making pants!
*I’ll be revealing them soon. In all their purple glory. Squee!