After finishing the second baby quilt last weekend,
it was time to stitch up a few receiving blankets for the new grandbaby-to-be. This motley quartet was finished up yesterday.
Since the daily circles for Quilty 365 are winding down very soon, my thoughts turned to what hand work project to work on next. I've long admired the little basket quilts made by some of my blogging friends, similar to the quilt featured in When the Cold Wind Blows and wondered if my needleturn applique skills had improved enough over the last year to attempt the sharp angles and curves of these nearly 300(!) tiny baskets. And when I saw Pam Buda's new fabric line Old Plum Calicos, I fell in love with those soft purples and knew those would be the colors of my baskets, if I could just make them! So this week I got out the one plum fabric in my entire fabric stash and made this
Linking up with Sarah at Confessions of a Fabric Addict, and wishing you all a lovely fall weekend!