Thursday, May 4, 2017

Doll Quilt Swap

Each year for the last 3 years I have been a participant in a Doll Quilt Swap organised by Lori of Humble Quilts.

I have just received the most delightful quilt made by Debra Stebbins from Loveland Colorado. 
I love this quilt and amazingly Debra chose the pattern she would use before she knew who she was making it for. 
The pattern she used is called Susan's Coverage from the book Civil War Legacies 111. 

Its beautifully pieced and quilted, and although I have emailed Debra, I want to say thank you again!

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Monday, February 6, 2017

Kelly's Quilt

 I had been collecting grey and teal/aqua fabrics for some time with an idea to make a quilt for my daughter in law Kelly. Aqua is her most favorite color and when I found a simple but effective pattern I decided it would be perfect.

It was quite fun making this quilt. I quilted it on my trusty Bernina 710.

10"squares with a random cut vertically, then horizontally.

Initially I intended making this for their caravan, but I think Kelly decided it was too good for that, and it went straight on their bed.

Sorry the colors dont show up the best, but I hope you get an overall idea of the quilt looks like. The squares and strips that look black, are in fact a dark grey.

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Friday, January 27, 2017

Hello again

Hi everyone who is still reading my blog. :-)

I have had so many issues with photos, that it has stopped me writing this blog, but it now appears as though alot of the problem has been my own lack of knowledge.
I got a new phone for Christmas, and after spending the best part of a day trying to get my photos from my phone and tablet onto my computer to put in this blog, I found that they were all there in google photos automatically. GRR!

Anyway all smiles now. I finished another Grand-daughters 16th birthday quilt, just before Christmas, and in time for her birthday. 

This is my Friendship Medallion Quilt which I started back in 2011.

 It is quite hard to photograph my quilts as they are usually pretty large. 

Athough I am still trying to refine my machine quilting, I was fairly pleased with what I managed. I love my Bernina 710 as I may have mentioned before, and it was not difficult, as long as I have a large table in front.

I also made a bag for a friend of mine for Christmas. She chose the fabric and left it to me to decide on the pattern. She was very pleased with it.


  Thats all for now, so thanks for dropping by