Message in a Bottle by Irene Blanck.








Saturday, November 24, 2012

Life has been busy


It has been a very busy month. My new Grand daughter, Indie Alexis arrived on the 8th Nov. while my brother was visiting from Scotland. Mum and baby are both well.
I have slowly been making the surrounding blocks for the Sundial quilt. They are smaller than the centre ones and seems to take longer when I have to make 4 of each one.


While I was at Stitch n Chat last Friday at Somerset, we were all given a mini Charm Square collection of Field Mates and asked to make 'something' with them. They measured 2 1/2" square, so I made 1/2 square triangles by putting a square of the same size in cream on top, drawing a diagonal line, sewing 1/4" either side of it, cutting down the middle and viola! all ready to sew together. I managed to find some old fabric from the same designers, Alma Allen and Barbara Adams, for the borders and my Grandaughters now have a quilt each for their doll's prams.





I've decided this needs to get finished so I have these two branches to needleturn to finish Vine No. 7




Will show you the result when I get it done. 










7 comments:

  1. Love all your work! The sundial blocks are beautiful - worth all the effort I'm sure :)
    Every Stitch

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  2. I am always amazed at the new things you make and the beautiful work that you do.

    Debbie

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  3. Loving those sundial blocks. It will be amazing when finished.
    Congratulations to the new edition to your family, she is going to love the dolly quilt one day.

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  4. the sundial blocks are really beautiful, that quilt will be another heirloom when you finished.
    Always happy to see the vine blocks
    love your colors...
    Kathie

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  5. A new grandaughter, how wonderful. The sundial blocks are lovely, it is going to be a fabulous quilt.

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  6. Love the little hst quilt. Doll quilts get lots of use from my experience :0) Great progress on your vine panel - the look is very different with the seam allowance showing.

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  7. A belated Happy Birthday to you Dorothy!

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