Monday, 28 September 2009
Sunday, 27 September 2009
Saturday, 26 September 2009
Thursday, 24 September 2009
This is part of a block from the Little Tailfeather block of the month. I am using fabric from the Mill House Inn range by moda.
I have made most of the 9 centre blocks - they are all variations on this block.
Next I need to finish the centre block, then log cabin borders. The fabric is so pretty. I am enjoying working on this quilt. I would like to finish the quilt top within the next 2 weeks.
Let's see how I go, then I can "catch up" on the Civil War Bride blocks - my goal for them was one block per week. I probably won't work on them for a few days more, but I think I can catch up.. I think I can... I think I can...
Monday, 21 September 2009
The cherries are especially creative, they remind me of the red and yellow cherries that grow near my house.
Here are the four finished blocks together.
Sunday, 20 September 2009
This is from a Lil' Blokes pattern "Red Shoes and Twirly Skirts". I think I made this quilt top in about 2004. LOL!! Now, why did I find it? I was looking for the hexagon quilt my Mum started in the 1970s - I finished the top in the 90s. Why was this quilt top in the same box?
I will give Mum the hexagon quilt top to quilt at some stage.... but she's got plenty to do at the moment!!!
Saturday, 19 September 2009
Thursday, 17 September 2009
After my bask in the sun I spent a few hours in the garden - weeding and planting... then I worked on this garden:
Here is my third finished block for the Civil War Bride quilt. I finished it the other day. My flowers are purple - white wouldn't have shown up on my background very well.
Saturday, 12 September 2009
I may have to slow down on these blocks soon - I only have a month to make the challenge quilt for One Step Further that I have been dreaming about, and I would like to make it while the inspiration is flowing!
Wednesday, 9 September 2009
Monday, 7 September 2009
I've got a lot of strawberry tops left to add on - they are all pointy bits!
I have a hankering for smooth curves. I think I will do the grapes block after this one.
Sunday, 6 September 2009
Saturday, 5 September 2009
Friday, 4 September 2009
This Amish design would be perfect. Uncluttered.
I pieced the quilt top in a day. This was my first go at mitred corners. It wasn't difficult at all... I just needed courage to make the first cut. It does use a lot more fabric, but the effect is really worth it.