I finished my Pop Spots shawl yesterday so immediately set to thinking about my next project to cast on. But then I paused. Should I be starting a new one? Don't I have enough others I should be working on? So that got me to making an inventory of my works in progress...
- Christmas embroidery for Mater
- Ten Christmas stockings (Yes, ten. I've got ambition if no sense.)
- Sashiko embroidery
- Circles mini quilt
- Rainbow zig zag quilt
- Jasmine's playmat bag
- EPP hexagon patchwork for this week's hop
- Mum's Lace Shawl that was supposed to be finished in March
So overall, I really oughtn't to start something else. And since I mentioned the playmat bag...
The handles become a kind of drawstring around the edge. I was going to make it more detailed than this with a house and road too but after 3 hours straight of piecing and sewing I gave up on that and decided to stick with this simpler design.
All the fabric is from stash, which contributes to my ongoing downsizing, and I used a double layer of batting to make it soft to lie or crawl on. I hope she - or at least her Mum - likes it! And when I do start something new I intend to respond to my sister's request for a 6-9 month cardi for Jasmine for when it gets colder. I am quite sure she will want to follow her Aunt's dress sense and so I envisage a mini one of these.
I have a ball or two of each colour left which I deliberately kept back from the destash. She'll be a mini-me!