Thursday, 28 March 2013

Now what?!!

I was just messing around yesterday with some jelly roll strips left over from another project and made these 2 circles.  Problem is I only had enough fabric to make 2.  They measure 30 Inches in diameter so they are not small but I'm not sure what to do with them now!  Maybe a jumbo floor cushion?  Suggestions welcome.



I took a weeks holiday last week and managed to get one of my larger cabinets painted.  I am really happy with how it turned out but it still needs new knobs.  I have folded and put some of my quilts in it.  I love the way it looks.  I am hoping to tackle the large dresser in the next week or so. I'll post progress.




(This photo looks like I was tipsy whilst taking it...everything leans to the left!!)

I have sewn a few more rows together on this quilt - it is slow progress as when it was all just placed on my design wall, I opened my studio door and a wind blew loads of pieces off the wall and now I am spending ages trying to find out where they came from.....Arrgh.


I have finished piecing my taupe plate quilt and I quilted it early yesterday morning before I started work.  I used a lovely pattern called 'gypsy feathers'.  I did wonder about custom quilting it but as I thought it would not really show up, I decided to do an allover patter.  I am happy with it. I have cut the binding in the red fabric and am hoping to get it ready to hand sew to the back this evening whilst watching Masterchef.





Finally, I just want to apologise if any of you got a spam email from me today or last night.  My email was hacked and loads of spam emails went out in my name.  So sorry if you got one.  I have changed my password so hopefully this will not happen again.


Have a very Happy Easter. Try not to get chocolate on that quilt you are working on!! I think all my spring bulbs are a little confused by the weather.

Chris

5 comments:

  1. I love your quilt cupboard! Your circle are amazing, could you make them into a reversible table topper/cloth for a round table? Archie said he likes the jumbo floor cushion idea 'cos it'd make a great bed but I've told him no...

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  2. Your taupe quilt looks great. I had the same problem with my email :((( SO annoying! I also had loads of people emailing, texting etc to tell me lol. As if I would really be sending such emails out! :)
    Your cabinet looks great too.

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  3. Such lovely things...the cupboard is especially nice...great way to store and show off your quilts.

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  4. I am hard pressed to choose a favourite! Those circle blocks are amazing too. Your quilting looks beautiful on your quilt.
    Happy Easter

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  5. Hi Chris.

    What do you call the Quilt which has the crosses pattern (shown on your pics above). I love it and been trying to find the pattern, but no sucess yet. Thanks.

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