The patched and pieced lengths came back from the quilters today and I spent the day chopping and trimming and binding and finishing. Dell dropped in to finish her special quilts and I let her use the Beast (the walking foot binder, noisy and tough and the best machine I think I ever bought- just don't tell my other machines, they'll get jealous). Handling 15 meter lengths of quilted tablecloths and tea-towels can be exhausting.
Then it was home to spend most of the evening re-arranging the shop and hanging some of the new quilts. I had a little helper, much to the amusement of passersby.
So we have Summer quilts ready, some made from vintage tablecloths as we have been doing for the last few years, and new new new style quilts made from vintage linen glass cloths, embroidered bits-and-pieces and odds-and-sods of tablecloths and printed tea-towels. The new quilts are rather lovely, all stripey and wonderfully pretty. Rather like Jethro.