This week, I've been swooning. I'm finally making my Swoon quilt, a quilt I've ogled for several years. I've had fabric picked out for almost a year (I've tweaked it here and there...), and finally am ready to make it. I just had quilts that were more important get in the way: a Christmas quilt, a Christmas gift, a wedding gift, quilts for my girls' beds, etc. But now, I'm ready to swoon.
Have you made a Swoon quilt? I really love the blocks, and I think I'll probably make a single block mini quilt at some point for my sewing room, because it's one of my favorites.
I actually spent months trying to work out the math on my own; I don't know why, but sometimes I feel like quilt patterns can be overpriced. But the more I worked on it, the more I realized they are a huge bargain when it really comes right down to it--having the math figured out (especially efficient cutting!) is such a time-saver. And then, I was able to get Camille Roskelley's Craftsy class that included the Swoon quilt for around $10, which was only a dollar or so more than the pattern itself, and bought it immediately.
Of course, I didn't get around to sewing it immediately...here I am, just starting. I have the HST sewn together, and half pressed. I've drawn the lines on my squares for flying geese. Now I just have to find time to do it.
But, I'm really excited. I think I have a fun palette picked out, and I can't wait to see it come together. I'm using some of my all-time favorite fabrics, so I'm sure it'll be awesome.
What are you working on?
I'm linking up to WIP Wednesdays at Freshly Pieced.