Just got back from a week in the mountains at the New River and it was wonderful! Of course I brought some handwork to do while relaxing on the front porch. Warning! Do not take only one project. I soon discovered I needed to execute the hand work another way, but did not have what I needed. That left me with the bulk of the week with no handwork! I did finish two books which was amazing. I have certainly learned my lesson!
I did get a small project done a couple of weeks ago. My sewing studio tends to be a dusty place. When I first got my Bernina and set up my space as a full sewing studio, I made a simple plain cover. Time to brighten things up! I pulled out several batik pieces and began to cut and sew. Batting, a backing and some quilting were next. I cut the sewn sections into small sections to piece and make a cover. I downloaded an outline of a sewing machine, backed a piece of black fabric with fusible, cut and fused it to the front piece and zig zagged the edges. Sewed the top and sides together and bound the bottom. Voila! A bright and cheery piece with a practical use. And…it is one of my UFOs for the challenge!