Thursday, 23 June 2016

A little progress

Has been made on grandson's quilt.  Just loving the look of it and it is gobbling up lots of the scraps and stash.  I also bought some new fabric (Shock, Horror!)  but it got cut up and straight into the basket of strips for this quilt.  Love that. Bradley's favourite colour is green just like his Nana, so I have lots of lovely leftovers that can go into this quilt.

Just loved the city scape and the dot was a great match.  I actually bought solely because I loved them and then discovered they fitted well into this quilt.  It is a pattern from the magazine "Modern Quilts" Fall issue 2015.
As you can see some progress has been made. Also like that they are big blocks - 10.5 x 18.5 then trimmed down by half an inch, it is quilt as you go without the backing fabric and colourful. Assembled as a normal quilt too.  As this grandson is 6 foot 5 inches, it will need to be rather a large quilt!!  He does not take after his

Really loving the way it is coming out.

See you again soon.

Hugs and blessings

I'm linking to Oh Scrap check out the neat quilts.

Wednesday, 8 June 2016

Almost a finished quilt...

I have finally been able to finish the quilting on Rebecca's quilt and I am so pleased with it.  It has taken me ages as I have found it quite hard to quilt for long periods of time now.  Love the modern look of the lines and the way it lets the fabrics speak.  The binding is all made and ready to go on as soon as I can get hubby to move my sewing table close to the big tables to take the weight for me.
He is so busy right now getting the wet floor sorted in our bathroom.  Very  messy and noisy and extremely hard work for him, so don't want to both him too much.

Travis is checking it out for softness and how well it works for sleeping on, or under if you prefer.  It think it gets the mark of approval as he doesn't want to move off it.

I used a lovely soft silver grey Magnifico thread from Superior Threads and it looked great over all the colours.  Had no problem with it either - I always use a size 18 needle in my longarm and have no hassles.

 My sister came to stay for this week and we have been stitching up a storm.  Well Joy has.  I've been struggling a little this week, but have still managed to achieve a couple of things.

This is the gorgeous table runner Joy is making.  Because she has a small table, there has been enough in the kit to make two out of it.  Lovely batik colours and a quick and easy pattern.

Lastly but not least, it wouldn't be right without a pic of the boys.  This one is Tyson trying to see if he does a better job of hiding that his brother Travis did.  What do you think?  lol

Well that's my lot for now.  Thanks for stopping by and will catch up with you soon.

Hugs and blessings