First up is a lot of that, yes, more of those pesky little Farmer's Wife Sampler blocks. Remember the sew-a-long is releasing two blocks a week, but I am trying to do more than that, so I can be done with this project.
The biggest reason for wanting to get done with this project is I have become to really dislike the technique of making them. I swear and promise, I have done everything in my power to like this Paper Piecing way of making blocks, but it is just not coming to attrition. I still have all the same complaints that I have written about before, the waste of fabric, the time it takes to make a block, and the difficulty I am having making the paper pricing to work. The learning curve should be over by now, as I am a fifth of the way done with the project, and it still is difficult. Blocks are taking three to four hours to complete, I spend more time ripping out the pieces over and over again, and thinking opposite and backwards in laying down the fabric before sewing is not how my brain works.
I enjoy quilting too much to be spending this torturous time and effort on this project, or paper piecing ever again. But, if anything, I will see this project through to the end and to do so, I will have to do several blocks a week.
The weather has been so overcast here, so much so, that I haven't been able to take pics of the other projects I have completed. I have done an apron, another completion of a UFO BOM that I started back in 2009, and quilt block Christmas ornaments for a charity. Hopefully in the next few days I can get pictures of these and get them posted.