Thursday, 1 January 2009

Happy New Year

I'm so pleased to be finished with 2008 and into a new year. To celebrate I decided to do Bonnie's New Year's Eve Mystery Quilt. Gave me a great excuse for a fabric shopping trip :o) Clue one has kept my pretty busy today - cutting, sewing, pressing, cutting, sewing... 120 blocks takes awhile. I think I'm 2/3rds of the way there. Bonnie is posting clues daily. Could be a challenge to keep up this pace every day, but I'm going to try.

My fabric choices look quite Christmas-like in the photo, so I've added photos of our tree and cake (which DH is currently devouring 'cos I don't eat fruit cake). I swapped green for Bonnie's indigo cos it just seemed to work. I didn't put include my background fabric in the photo - it is scrappy creams and beiges, the only useful thing in my stash.

Back to the sewing now!


  1. Have fun with the Mystery Quilt -- I'm not doing it (can't let myself get sidetracked), but it's fun watching everyone else. Love that little garnish on the fruitcake.

  2. welcome back to blogland !

    I too swapped greens for the indigo, haven't started yet coz my ordered fabrics haven't arrived.

    How did you go with the star BOM ?
    I fell at the first hurdle, ah well the Double Delight will be delightful



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