Jan 01: What is one more quilt among so many? LOL Rudy is going to have one colorful booth at the trade show later in January.
Jan 01: Will use the logo colors using Kona Cotton solids. Rudy will try to get his logo done elsewhere & then just lay it over the quilt center.
Jan 02: Fabrics are ordered. Have solicited the help of Patricia Ritter of Urban Elementz to help with the panto.
Jan 03: Auditioning fonts--will use serif font for "sharp sewing". Also getting familiar with the piecing plan. i.e.
Jan 06: Working today on turning the logo text into a pantograph. Have posted first pass. Rudy likes it so now it needs a bit of tweaking.
Jan 07: Thread: Bottom Line White to match background. Batting: wool.
Made a schedule. HA HA HA! No way, Jose! I mean, Rudy.
Jan 08: Fabrics are here.
Jan 09: All fabrics pre-washed & cut.
Jan 10: Making 1/2 square triangle blocks using Strip Ruler method.
Jan 11: Cut & pressed all the blocks. Ready to sew. Backing & binding are ready. This quilt is now top priority.
Jan 12: Sewing blocks together. 208 square or 1/2 square triangle blocks will become 13 4x4 star blocks joined into 3 rows.
Jan 13: Finished small star rows. Joining the rows & making the stars.
Jan 14: Third day of piecing...Finished the center with all the stars. Now the borders.
Jan 15: Finished the second border only to discover I have a major case of friendly (wavy) borders. Looking back I can see it coming... Stopped to be sure my loaner IQ was okay & to test my pattern. It could use some tweaking... Quilt top finished. Will tweak the pattern for a couple of hours.
Jan 16: Re-tested my pattern. Loading and quilting. Quilted & squared. Attaching binding. Adding Wonder Clips. Shipping Express tomorrow. Monday us a postal holiday.
Jan 20: Rudy received his quilt.
Feb 11: Quilt back here to finish the binding.
Feb 27: Bound.
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