As I mentioned in a previous post, I am on five-day holiday from work and I planned to spend time working on my project backlog.
One of my backlogged projects, was deciding what to do with a small (baby or doll sized) quilt top I made from a collection of 2″ inch squares. I decided this weekend to recover the stool I keep under my computer desk in my studio with it!
Here is what I started with – a lovely stool given to me by a friend (who originally bought it second hand):
The butterfly fabric was nice but the fabric was dated, had a weird velour-like feeling and did not bring me joy.
So – on top of the current cover, with a layer of batting placed underneath, I recovered it with my 2″ squares (aka “postage stamp”) quilt top:
It fits my studio better and goes with the general studio theme of quilting and creating.
Here is my next project in queue from my backlog – Tango Stripe, a pattern I bought in 2011 or 2012 by Jean Wells of the Stitchin’ Post:
I am very excited about this quilt, I fell in love with the store sample at the Stitchin’ Post (see list on my blog of “Central Oregon Quilt Shops” for links to my local shops).