We have been having a freaky heat wave in Portland with temperatures of 106 degrees. Luckily we have air conditioning, so all I've been doing is sitting home and stitching lately. Not such a bad thing.
I've been working on a bunch of hearts. I first started using some fabric I overdyed:
Then found I really liked the weight of designer fabric samples for the base:
The materials are about 95% recycled--designer fabric samples, reclaimed and dyed clothes and linens, even the batting came from Goodwill. The only new thing I can't resist is the shine of a bit of silk here and there.