Sunday, June 26, 2011


The end of another month is almost here and half of this year has flown. Time to put a new header up. I saw this pattern in a magazine and really liked it. Such a simple block to make and I love the Baptiste Fan design for the quilting.

Thursday, June 23, 2011


I have spent some time on preparing the side borders for my Aunty Green quilt. I have started sewing a little of the applique on one of them and with the handling all of the freezer paper pieces have fallen off. On the other side the paper remains so the colours aren't on view yet. I spend quite a bit of time deciding on the fabric and then 'fussy' cutting the larger flowers. I always enjoy this part of making a quilt.

 Meanwhile I still have blocks ready to sew for the Mary Brown quilt. This is the latest to be finished. The reverse of the previous one.

The weather has been wet and cold, just miserable. It's nicer to stay home and sew with the added bonus of watching Wimbledon at the same time.

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Mary Brown

I have finished appliquing another block for my Mary Brown quilt. This one seemed to have quite a lot more pieces in it and there is also another with this pattern reversed. I have changed the fabrics for it and have it ready to sew.

Monday, June 13, 2011

Maltaville Album Quilt

Still keeping up to date with the blocks for the Maltaville quilt. You can get the patterns from here if you would like to make the quilt. Each month I receive 4 by email and I believe the large centre block is next. 

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

This Weeks Stitching

This week I stitched another block for the Mary Brown quilt and made metres of bias for the stems on my Auntie Green's quilt.

I still have some tendrils to sew on this block but will do them later.

 I made the bias for both side borders at the same time and thought I had made plenty but I soon ran out and had to make more.

Friday, June 3, 2011

A New Arrival

Looks like I'll be changing to pink with the arrival of a Grand daughter yesterday, 19 days early and caught us all on the hop.
Grace Amelia  6lbs 8ozs.
to my youngest son and wife.