Tuesday, 4 September 2007

Quiet but quilting

This quilt is going in the mail to my friend Sandy tomorrow (I hope she hasn't found my blog or this will really ruin the surprise). Sandy and I both participated in a swap several years ago where each participant chose the block they wanted to receive and the others made it for her on her birthday. This quilt is made from Sandy's blocks - she gave them to me because I was looking for quick quilt ideas to make into samples for the quilting business. Finally, 2 years later, I've turned those blocks into a quilt which is going back to Sandy for her birthday.

The Sunflowers are now hanging in the hallway. I wont say they are finished because when I walk past them I see places where I could do some more stitching but I'm trying to take a "wait and see" approach.

The last picture is the layout of a baby quilt I'm making for a friend at work who is about to become a grandma to a little girl. The border fabric is pink, purple, orange and lime with hearts and flowers - very girly, and something of a challenge to work with, but I'm hoping it will all come together.


  1. You have been busy. I really like the sunflowers. Great color combination. I'm sure the grandma will love the baby quilt even if the baby doesn't really care at first.

  2. Sandy here - just now on boxing day found your blog!!!
    The quilt was totally unexpected and what a wondrous gift.
    Never will I live long enough to repay the many kindnesses from you.


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