I have been VERY busy at work lately and it was difficult for me to get much stitching and quilting done.
Yet, there was one thing I could not delay!!!! It's the pre-stitching for the CA Wells's classes I will attend mid-November in London. Indeed, as it is a finishing class, you arrive with your pieces of linen already stitched. And this is what I'm doing right now. Want to see part of the mess on my desk ?

Well, I have to admit that I organized the mess a bit to take a nice photo for the blog!!!LOL

I think that I will be able to show you all these creations in December.

Once the pre-stitching for CAW's classes will be finished I will resume working on the Mystery Quilt2. I still have 2 blocks to sew and I'd like to finish piecing the top before the new year. Don't know if I will be able to, though!!!

My idea for 2011 is to quilt one project (the Mystery Quilt), to finish sewing the Civil War Tribute top and to have a stitching project in progress.
As is the tradition in the USA, I will start a new stitching project in January! I have already chosen and ordered it to be ready on January 1st. And I'm very excited about this lovely project. I'll show you as soon as I start it.

Besides working, stitching and quilting I read your blogs!!! And though I promised myself not to buy anything I must admit that I have been tempted by this post !!!! A booklet of pinkeeps for a good cause : the UNICEF.

It is a wonderful booklet with wonderful charts!

Nevertheless, I have been reasonable as I also found Elizabeth Precious 1817 as tempting as the booklet but I, definitely, don't have enough time!

Until later,


  1. Looks like you have stitched quite a bit already David, CA's stitching is not to time consuming, look forward to seeing that soon .)

    The pin keep book looks interesting and for a great cause too, might be tempted.

    You are so organised, only 1 quilt??LOL.
    look forward to seeing that, I am not in your league when it comes to quilts.

  2. I'll look forward to seeing your class project, David - I won't be in London, but I'll watch your blog.

  3. Je te souhaite sincèrement de pouvoir réaliser tout ce dont tu as envie!

  4. Oh, quelle chance une classe avec CA Wells (mon rêve !). J'ai vraiment hâte de voir la merveille que tu vas nous présenter... vite-vite !


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