Monday, January 30, 2012

Just Takes 2

I have joined the Just Takes 2 BOM, so far it has been pretty easy. I decided to use up all the bits of red and white fabric that I have. So they will all be different shades.

Caring Hearts

My quilting forum, gave out Caring Heart blocks, and so I thought I would make something out of a few.. This is a bed/table runner. I am not quite done yet, I still have to quilt it. At the moment I am not sure how it will be done. Each of the blocks ended up ( I make it up as I go) being 18 inches square.
The colours are a little washed out in the photo. I did not notice till after I took the photo, that one of the hearts was not finished being appliqued. Took longer to find the right thread and then thread the needle than it did to sew it.

Friday, January 27, 2012

Remember George

Well this little cutie is the new owner of those bibs. Gosh she is cute, but I may be biased.

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Yesterday I got busy

I finally got to work yesterday and did the binding on these two (yes two) quilts, I have had them quilted for ages, and they just sat there and waved at me every so often to remind me to finish them. Well yesterday they finally waved hard enough and they are done. I machine stitch the binding to the back of the quilt and then use a fancy stitch to sew them down at the front.

The top quilt will go to my Son in Tasmania to be raffled/ auctioned, I am not sure which it was now. The pattern for the cats came from here, it was last years free BOM. The irish chain was my way of fitting them all in together. It is a lot brighter in real life.

The Black one is all Scaps, and out of my head, sort of made it up as I went along.  I went through all my bits and anything that was 2 1/2 inches or bigger went into it. I had so many I did the back as well. To be honest I am not sure whether I like the back or the front better. The back is the one with more black. It was a bit of fun (not) to get it all straight on my frame so that I did not miss any of the colour, but it all worked out fine in the end.

Sunday, January 15, 2012

George is modelling for me today

And isn't he cute. These are the baprons that I have made for my lovely granddaughter. I sure hope they fit her as well as they fit George. The first one in the middle row is the back of one. I only made five, and to make the picture come out right we needed six photos.

Saturday, January 14, 2012

The Bapron

Look what I found on Craftiness is Not Optional, click here if you would like to try it too, take hardly any time to make and it is soo cute. I have two made so far and another three to go.

Monday, January 2, 2012

Eli's quilt

And finally the quilt for my nephew for his birthday is done.

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I am a mum of five and a grandma to eight, Four boys and four girls. I live with my Husband and the two youngest children, and four poodles. We reside in a tiny town near the Snowy Mountains in NSW My Passion is creating, the only time I am not is when it gets too hot and then I am just listless. I usually have far to many projects going at once, because there is always one more that catches my eye.