Thursday, 21 December 2017

★ Sunflower Quilt ★

Third finish from my Finish Along Q4 2017 (original list here).
My version of The Sunflower Quilt is 76" x 76".  Templates & Pattern by Jenny Haynes. @pappersaxsten on IG. Class with Jenny Haynes at The Purple Stitches in Basingstoke.

40th Quilt


★ Voile and Lawn Quilt ★

The second finish from my Finish Along Q4 2017 list (listed here).
The circle is from the Moxie pattern by Tula Pink.  I appliquéd the circle to a background of strips of lawn and voile.  Quilt measures 78" x 80".

39th Quilt.


Sunday, 29 October 2017

★ Star Storm Quilt ★

My first finish from my Finish Along Q4 2017 list (listed here) and my first quilt finish since June.
#2017fal  #2017finishalong

The Star Storm Quilt is 80" x 80".  Pattern by Victoria Findlay Wolfe.

                            ★★★★★★ I hope everyone is making progress on their Q4 lists ★★★★★★

38th Finished Quilt

Monday, 2 October 2017

Finish Along 2017 Q4

Finish Along 2017 - Q4
Linking up with Abigail at Cut&Alter blog found here

I did not manage one finish in Q3 but 1, 2 & 3 are nearly there.

1 ~ Star Storm Quilt - Finish hand sewing the binding.  (Pattern Victoria Findlay Wolfe)
2 ~ Helianthus Quilt - FMQ leaves and centres/Bind. (Pattern Jenny Haynes)
3 ~ Pennine Star Quilt - Finish FMQ/Bind. (Pattern Nicola Dodd)
4 ~ Bright Lights, Big City Quilt - FMQ. (Pattern Victoria Findlay Wolfe)

5 ~ Voile Quilt - Very nearly ready to be hand quilted.
6 ~ Pickled Fish Quilt - All arcs pieced, started cutting and piecing centres.  (Pattern Chris Jurd)
7 ~ Bakers Dozen Quilt  - Piecing underway.  (Pattern Jen Kingwell)
8 ~ Colour Dive Quilt - Started cutting all AMH fabric.  Pattern Anna Maria Horner.
9 ~ Stars Aligned Quilt - Started cutting - Kona Midnight background with low volume stars.
10 ~ Mariners Madness Quilt - Less procrastinating more cutting needed. (Pattern Chris Jurd)
11 ~ Double Wedding Ring Quilt - A long term ongoing project that I have a new enthusiasm for.
12 ~ Caesars Crown Quilt - Another long term ongoing project.
13 ~ Garments - More fabric purchased - No garments started.

I would like to say a big thank you to everyone who organises and coordinates this huge Finish Along and a special thanks to all sponsors and especially  Lucy at Charm About You who sent me her great patterns as a prize for Q2.
I hope everyone has a productive Q4.

                                           ********************* Happy Sewing ************************

Tuesday, 4 July 2017

Finish Along 2017 - Q3

Finish Along 2017 - Q3
Linking up with Abigail at Cut&Alter blog found here

This list of my ongoing projects is a bit same old same old but on a more positive note it is quite short.

1 ~ Voile Quilt - still piecing a top but probably half way there.
2 ~ Helianthus Quilt - Quilting Straight Lines. (Pattern Jenny Haynes)
3 ~ Pickled Fish Quilt - All arcs pieced.  (Pattern Chris Jurd)
4 ~ Bright Lights, Big City Quilt - Over halfway on the piecing. (Pattern Victoria Findlay Wolfe)
5 ~ Star Storm Quilt - Continue cutting.  Giant templates pieced. (Pattern Victoria Findlay Wolfe)
6 ~ Pennine Star Quilt - Ready for layering and quilting. (Pattern Nicola Dodd)
7 ~ Mariners Madness Quilt - All foundation pieces ready for fabric selection. (Pattern Chris Jurd)
8 ~ Bakers Dozen Quilt Pattern - Arrived from Australia today - Fabric (AMH) all ready to start. (Pattern Jen Kingwell)
9 ~ Garments - More fabric purchased - No garments started.

Lots to keep me busy through the summer. 
 Happy summer sewing everyone


Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Finish Along Q2 2017 -Completed Quilt 2

2nd and last finish for Q2

Linking up with Mrs Sew & Sow

Papillon Quilt

Number 2 from my original list here******

Pattern by Lynne Goldsworthy in British Patchwork and Quilting Magazine February 2017.
37th Finished Quilt


Saturday, 20 May 2017

Finish Along Q2 2017 - Completed Quilt

My first finish is my 72" x 72" version of Gypsy Kisses Quilt from Material Obsession Two by Sarah Fielke and Kathy Doughty.  An eclectic mix of fabrics.
36th Finished Quilt.
Linking up with Mrs Sew & Sow

Original List here *********

                                                         **********************Happy Sewing ************************

Sunday, 2 April 2017

Finish Along 2017 Q2

Finish Along 2017 Q2
Linking up with mrs sew and sow


My second list of 2017

1 ~ Gypsy Kisses Quilt – Only the binding to finish.  Pattern from Material Obsession Two.

2 ~ Papillon Quilt – FMQ to finish and binding.  Pattern from British Patchwork and Quilting Magazine Lynne Goldsworthy.

3 ~ Voile Quilt - No change from 2016 - Moxie free pattern from Tula Pink.

4 ~ Helianthus Quilt - Finish Piecing, Quilt and Bind. Pattern  Jenny Haynes.

5 ~ Pickled Fish - Piecing.  Pattern Chris Jurd.

6 ~ Bright Lights, Big City Quilt - All melons pieced.  Piecing to centre diamonds has started.  Pattern Victoria Findlay Wolfe.

7 ~ Star Storm Quilt.  Cutting has commenced - rows A, B and C. Pattern Victoria Findlay Wolfe.

8 ~ Big Star Chevron Quilt  - Cutting about to commence - Pattern Hunters Design Studio.

9 ~ Mariners Madness Quilt - Still procrastinating over colour choices so probably not a real contender- Pattern Chris Jurd.

10 ~ Garments.


Saturday, 14 January 2017

2016 Round Up

I completed 12 quilts during 2016 and got to keep 8 - very happy with that.

Pattern Designer details in previous posts.


Monday, 9 January 2017

Finish Along 2017 Q1


My optimistic first list of 2017

1 ~ Voile Quilt - No change from 2016 - Moxie free pattern from Tula Pink
2 ~ Gypsy Kisses Quilt - Ready for ironing, layering, basting and quilting- Pattern from Material Obsession Two
3 ~ Mariners Madness Quilt - Still procrastinating over colour choices - Pattern Chris Jurd
4 ~ Bright Lights, Big City Quilt - Pieced approximately 10 melons - Pattern Victoria Findlay Wolfe
5 ~ Star Storm Quilt - Agonising over fabric/colour selection - Pattern Victoria Findlay Wolfe
6 ~ Pickled Fish Quilt - Prepared all templates - Pattern Chris Jurd
7 ~ Big Star Chevron Quilt  - Fabric choice problems again - Pattern Hunters Design Studio
8 ~ Garments

FAL 2017 Q1