Hello my lovelies. I hope you’re all having an enjoyably creative day. I spent the last week or so working on my Brimfield quilt project. I finish all the fine hand stitching securing the EPP pieces to the background. And this morning, I trimmed all the blocks to 14-1/2” square …..

Brimfield Blocks

And then went on to joining all the blocks together and added some borders …..

Brimfield Quilt Top

I have been on a no purchase kick by trying to use up what I’ve got in my stash but for this one, I feel I need a nice backing because I’m going to hand quilt it. So, now I’m going to put it in the UFO pile until such time as I have saved up a few pennies to buy a nice backing fabric.

Now that I have finished piecing Brimfield I will be needing to start another hand sewing project. I like to have something to work on in the evening. I’m not sure that I have any hand sewing in my UFOs. I have designed a new project; well the drawings and layout are complete. I’ll be tracing the patches onto to freezer paper or fusible web and getting started on that soon but that’s a daytime project. So, it looks like I’ll be turning to hexies once again. I think a scrappy one using up all the small scraps I have accumulated from projects pieced over the last few years would be liberating. No worries about where to place what colour/print would make a nice change. I’ll let you know how it all works out.

Well, my lovely friends, I guess that’s my report for today. I hope you all have a super cosy evening doing something you truly enjoy doing. Until next time,

Let’s all keep on stitching.

Lucie x



  1. Good to see a post pop up & your progress with Brimfield. It looks gorgeous & I know the quilting, whatever you do will look good too. Have a good week, take care,stay safe &hugs.


    1. Hi Susan, I got so consumed with working on Brimfield and of course the heat that everything else passed me by. I’m quite pleased with how it turned out. I’m already dreaming about quilting designs!!! Thanks for popping in today. Stay safe and be well my friend xx


  2. acreativewalk

    This is stunning Lucie!!, so pretty on the white background…looking forward to seeing what backing fabric you choose… I’m also loving the row by row quilt xx


    1. Hiya Sandra, I received my backing fabric as a gift yesterday. So, I layered up the Brimfield today in readiness for hand quilting sometime in the near future. The Row quilt will be machined quilted on my domestic. Thanks for popping in today x


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