I made progress with my log cabin quilt... finishing the striped back, basting and starting the long process of quilting such a big beast. But wait, I'm getting ahead of myself... somewhere along the line you wonder what sort of quilting you are going to do... all those possibilities... so after basting:
The thread - a perfect combination of colours:
Organic straight lines (very organic!):
Auditioning a background thread:
Yip - this one is a match:
It's all starting to come together... about half way so far:
From the back:
In other news... the kids had school photos in the first week back at school. Since we are watching our budget (and almost had a heart attack after reading the prices of the available photo packages), I decided to only buy the class photos this year, and have our own photo shoot after school. This was one of the out-takes:
But I did get some pretty nice ones too!
And in Swoon news... managed to squeeze in the final piecing of Block 5 before the end of July. Rock on Block 6.