Friday, January 26, 2018

I've been playing...

... and so has blogger. Agh this is not how I wanted these photos but here goes. A couple of Fridays ago I was "gifted" this pattern , Tiny Treasures by Anni Downs. Loved it so much I quickly made one out of scraps and I just love it.

Then of course when you love it so much what do you do? Make another one of course.Both made out of scraps and I have enough for a backing and the wadding to quilt the blue one so... A friend of DS 1 is going to be  a dad for the third time in March and I have given the other two a quilt so one of these will go to baby no 3. Don't love the pinky one as much as the blue one but I just love blue so what can I say. It still hasn't made a dent in the scraps though!

 Last Friday I started Razz a dazzle by Helen Stubbings. It's a block of the month so this is block one. I am using my own fabrics ( gotta get through that stash somehow) and I am very happy with this months choice. Enjoying this so far.
As I said I've been playing...with the Westerlee rulers.  This was a kit given to me three years ago and has been languishing in the cupboard waiting to be quilted for about that long. Always late to get on the bandwagon , I decided that as I had money for Christmas I could buy the foot and rulers and maybe quilt some of my quilts. Pretty happy with the result and I think with a lot of practise I could manage small quilts.

Close up of one of the blocks...it's a bit hard to see but it is a full wreath, and I think I may end up putting a button in each centre as I didn't quite get it right. Still this is now ready for the binding and I can say DONE!
Hope everyone is keeping cool this Australia Day.

6 comments:

  1. Hi my lovely friend,i love all your beautiful work ,your colours in Raz a dazzle is awesome ,love it,and boy those quilts are gorgeous and boy you whipped them up so fast,well done Liz xx

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  2. Wow Liz!
    Loving those baby quilts...just need to see which you will need to finish first.
    You know I’m a blue girl too but I like them both.
    Lovely new bom and fantastic quilting.

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  3. Beautiful work Liz...love the Razz a dazzle....so pretty. Looks like you are making good use of your new tools xx

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  4. Beautiful work there Liz... have fun with those rulers!

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  5. Whirlygig looks great Liz... and such good work on the panel quilt too, well done!

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  6. very beautiful and so lovely work :) i like your good idea ,Thanks for the inspiration!

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