...prepare by hand basting the applique for the 2nd block - Elizabeth Cowan - for the Chester County Criswell quilt.
And do some hand embroidery on the Seven Swans are Swimming block for my 12 Days of Christmas quilt.
The challenge suggested that you keep track of your time on a calendar. I managed to rack up a total of 7.5 hours - phew! - just managed to meet the goal of one per day of hand sewing per week.
I've also been noticing red & white around me, in anticipation of the Quilts in the Barn exhibition next month. Here are some ranunculus flowers I spied today at the Conservatory in the Fitzroy Gardens, one of Melbourne's most popular tourist attractions. It's great to act like a tourist in your own city!