I have been working on a book I am doing for Martingale. This is one of the projects. It won't be out until next year, but I have a lot of quilts to make and write, so I have to use every bit of time I can find to get them all done.
And there seems to be a lot of time available between innings. So I think baseball and applique are a good match, don't you?
Nothing like a summer evening at a baseball game. The view is beautiful, and then there's the hot dogs and cotton candy. Throw in a few fast balls and double plays and watch out for those foul balls. There's the National Anthem and the seventh inning stretch. Add to all of that the fun of quilting to make it even better!
That's why I love applique. Portable projects let you use bits of time you would not otherwise, so it gets done almost without you even noticing. When you prep everything before, you don't even have to think, just stitch. Now that's relaxing!
Now to share with you some pics of my newest grandson. This is little Gabriel. Isn't he precious?!
He is still so tiny, and he's 3 weeks old tomorrow. He was only 5 pounds at birth, but is doing so well. We have a grand time around here with all of these cute kids.
What have you been doing this summer? Do you work on quilts in odd places too? I want to hear about it.