I feel pretty good when a quilt is considered and completed before it even gets a chance to hit the wip list. I have a group of girlfriends that I met when G was five weeks old. And the six of us still catch up 15 years later. However this week one the CAYHS group is returning to live in England after many years here in SA. So a last minute decision to make her a quilt. Decided at work on Monday, chose fabric and cut that night, pieced on Tuesday, attempted to quilt on Wednesday, didn't work(a story for another blog) so I quilted tonight, will sew on the binding tomorrow and finish with the embroidery of all our names. And then to Karen on Saturday. Quick but satisfying. .... What do you think. Ps I had the swoon block already made !
Sunday, August 12, 2012
It's not often that I have new fabrics to show but today - when wandering around my local Spotlight I found some special fabrics - hidden away under some dodgy drill - gorgeous Prints Charming cottons. I just got few but with an add tonight on TV for 30% of I might be back. They are sooooo pretty.
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
And I started the year so well and was a regular blogger and then life gets in the way. But I am really so busy sewing and quilting and knitting that it has to be my excuse for only 1 ! blog in July. I have been busy with three major quilts on the go. The lovely starry one from my New York fabrics, the Gorgeous Granny made for my friends Judi in collaboration with my Sew and Sews friends and most recently a fun girly quilt for an 7 year old girl. All roses and checks and pinks and greens- having such fun sewing out of my normal jade, red, cream, blue, brown pallet. Have taken lots of photos but having currently misplaced the little white boxy thingy from Apple that makes blogging on the Ipad such a sinch.. Will have to keep looking and then hopefully my blogging will be back on track. And in the meantime a totally random photo from my computer because what's a blog without a photo!!!!