Here are the hour glass units that passed muster from today's work -- all 52 of them. There were supposed to be 60, but eight went into the 2.325" square stack instead.* I must have had a moment of weakness or fatigue, and just not taken enough care to stitch that hair's width inside the sewing lines on those ones. Sigh. Ah well: they will be stored and used elsewhere! More tomorrow, perhaps, though I have to work in the morning and I wanted to get some spinning done in the afternoon because, after all, "Tuesdays are for Spinning".
*This brings my total thus far to 142. Only 82 to go!
|Working Title: I Was Hungry...
Sometimes things brew far longer than a few weeks (like a coat I have in mind that's been lodged at the back of my right brain for over a year now) -- but not this one. No way. I even know how I want to quilt it. The piece will be 15 inches square. There is a motif -- a begging bowl or a rice bowl -- fused a bit off-centre on the lower left; I bought the beads I want to use for the rice, from The Crafty Lady, a couple of weeks ago. The rest will show up in the quilting. Inspiration? There were two sources: 1) a presentation at church a few weeks ago by our parish rep for PWRDF (the Anglican Primate's World Relief and Development Fund); and 2) the Gospel of Matthew 25:35. I can just feel it: this is one of those pieces that won't let me go until it's finished. Stay tuned.