Friday, February 25, 2011


I bought a whole heap of batiks to make and Amish quilt, and here it is, the colours are a bit brighter than they really are, the photo was taken on a really bright day.

The reason for this quilt is that my friend Cheryl and I do something the same each year, Cheryl in her colours, me in mine. This year it was and Amish pattern. This was supposed to take a little longer than two months, but I just could not stop after I started. So now we have to find something else to do for the next ten months.

Those three seams again

I really had to make something out of those three seam blocks, so here is the start, the brown centres were the original blocks, the cream centres are where I joined them up.

I had a little chat with my fellow quilter here where I live (wave to Mary) and I think I have now come up with what will be next. I am going to do a little unsewing and then add a brown border.

The little squares are bias and they have to be sewn down a little round the edge so they look like cathedral windows.

A Cushion Cover

I made a cushion cover out of my three seam block, added a couple of borders to make it a little bigger, made the back out of another three seam block and hey presto a new cushion cover. I took it too the front veranda to take a photo or two and had two poodle come to see what I was doing.

Hello to my new neice

My Niece had a baby girl on the 6th of February, and today I got the official introduction, A lovely postcard with her name, date of birth and her parents names. On the envelope it came in are two stamps, one with a picture of her on it. I wanted to share this, I have never seen anything like it before, and thought it was so cute.

Monday, February 14, 2011

I have been doing a few BOM off internet sites, and here they are, both blocks are the January ones, The first one is off the EQ blog site and the other is from Angie's bits and pieces.

Nothing to do with fabric

I am not sure what to call this position but this is how my son plays the computer, Madison the poodle is helping.

Sunday, February 13, 2011

Number three Baby quilt

Well here is Number three, this is made with Beatrix Potter fabric, my design.

I have made all three of these quilts for a friend of mine who is about to become a great grandmother for the first time, we do not know the sex of the baby, so... more than one quilt was called for.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Another Baby quilt

This was number one baby quilt, but got delegated to the back burner when inspiration hit and became number two, it is now done. I want to thank Linda from our Craft Forum, for loaning me the pattern. Thanks Linda, it was easy to do, the hardest part was getting to the quilting.

Monday, February 7, 2011


A couple of days ago while I was blog hopping I came across this block. I instantly had to make it, it is done with just three seams.

I was going to add a link here, but I cant find where I found it (sob) I will try and find it again.

A Day or so Later

I have found the U tube site, but I can't find who it was that directed me there in the first place, so if you want a look see click here

A Pressie for Me.

Today in the mail I got a brown paper pressie, How exciting, it was even more exciting as my daughter was home and immediatly wanted me to unwrap it, so just to tease her a bit I left it for a whole 5 minutes. ..............And here it is.

Thank you so much Barb, it is great.

Barb has done a great job, she has stitched in places and given my lady real earrings.

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Small Treasures

I have made another quilt top for Craft Quarters, this time with stitcheries, it is a top only.

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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.