I'm still in kind of a funk after completing the "red monster" quilt. I just can't seem to get enthused about the project I thought I wanted to complete next. It's on my design wall, but it's not 'popping' for me.
I took another quilt top to the shop where my sis-in-law works to get opinions about the border fabric I had. I wasn't really thrilled with the fabric, but I didn't especially want to buy any more fabric for this quilt top. Well, the consensus of the 5 quilters who hovered around my quilt top was that the fabric I had did nothing to enhance the quilt, which is what I suspected all along. My sis-in-law suggested a new line of Moda's they'd just gotten in, and I found 2 fabrics that I liked really well with my top. Again, the consensus was that they were it!
So more fabric came home with me - what the heck, I've already blown my "Great Fabric Depression" resolution for the month. But I am excited about getting this quilt top finished and to the quilter.
Now borders are one of the other chores that is not a pleasant task for me, so no guarantees on how long it will take me to get them on the quilt! I did get 2 sides of the first border done, so some small progress is being made.