The view from the hotel.
Tuesday, 22 April 2014
Friday, 18 April 2014
Monday, 31 March 2014
I love this product. As I like the feel of new fabric I don't usually pre wash before I use them but I do like to wash a finished quilt. The quilt with the snake fabric border is finished (binding as well) so into the washing machine with six of these Colour Catcher sheets.
It's a lovely autumn day, great drying weather. I really like the look of a quilt once it's been washed.
Maybe I've got time to wash an other!
Thursday, 27 March 2014
Monday, 17 February 2014
I could not make up my mind which colour was best the dirty pink or the cigar brown. In the end I bought a length of both and strip pieced the two together. My Sidmouth Quilt is now ready to go to the quilters.
Does this mean I am free to start something new or should I be good and look in the cupboard for something to finish? Sue
Wednesday, 5 February 2014
This ugly (in a good way) fabric has been at the shop for a while now. Finally found the right pinks to go with it.
Some of the pinks I begged, borrowed and stole.
|not a good colour representation|
|way to yellow|
Now the top is finished, backing needs to be chosen then off to the quilter. Even though its been so hot in Melbourne this summer I have managed to start several new projects. So far this is the only one that's near to complete which is odd because normally I prefer hand sewing but I must say I have enjoyed sewing this one together on the machine. Can't believe I just said that!
Thursday, 16 January 2014
Even though the heat wave in Melbourne continues with an other day of 43 degrees a dedicated group of ladies met at Somerset Patchwork to start their journey with Lucy Boston.
Some ladies are using English paper piecing (epp)
and some are using templates both available at Somerset Patchwork.
We used the book Patchwork of the Crosses by Linda Franz to get us started.
As you can see we all had a busy day. If you would like to join us next time please contact Somerset Patchwork for future dates.