Meanwhile I have been making an applique quilt from the same book, a pattern by Nancy Mahoney. I love to applique because it satisfies my need for slow stitching. Here's a sneak preview,
The top is now pieced and ready to quilt. Now here's the thing......my 2014 quilty resolution, as inspired by Sandy of Quilting for the Rest of Us blog, is to practice my free motion quilting, an aspiration I have done nothing towards as yet this year. However, one of the reasons for making smaller quilts is that they should be easier to handle when FMQing.
So, watch this space!