CIVIL WAR QUILT
I cheated with this one and used a stripe fabric for the foundation and then appliqued the star with hand blanket stitch.
I have had lots of fun making these Swatch Books. The pattern is by Keyka Louand it's great! The blue and green ones I made for my stitching friends.
This is the one I made for myself, it's already stuffed full of fabric and patterns AND.....
my quilting calculator! Quilter's FabriCalc.
I have made a little business card wallet, pattern also by Keyka Lou. I have filled it with all of those rewards cards you seem to collect. Keyka Lou does have a great pattern for a proper Loyalty Card folder, which I will also make when I find time:-)
|Market Bag (you know I LOVE this pattern by Artsy- Crafty Babe)|
this bag is for a friend who is having a market stall soon.
|and here is one I have made for my Niece who is an artist!|
I thought this fabric was just perfect!!
|Gorgeous new patterns!!|
these are by "The Birdhouse" Natalie Bird
|close up of the designs|
|don't you love the verse???!|
|I couldn't resist these lovely little books - full of beautiful designs for embroidery!|
|Close up of the Christmas Stitchings to celebrate the season designs.|
|Close up of the All Creatures Great & Small designs|
|Naturally I just had to make|
myself a new bag for the day out...
this pattern is the
|Finally found some new scissors!|
The pink ones are Fiskars
& the beautiful big Tailor shears
are by Mundial (all carbon steel)
|and a new sewing box for my table!|
|New Denyse Schmidt fabrics|
have arrived at Spotlight
so of course, I just had to buy some!
|New quilt pattern - my Niece is expecting|
her first baby in February
So I've started collecting fabric!
The pattern is called..
Lullaby in the night sky
by Natalie Ross In Stitches
|I KNOW! more baby fabric - but this is my|
Niece's FIRST baby!!!!
|Another fabric collection, the pattern is called|
Hey Diddle Diddle
Designer: Karen DuMont, KariePatch Designs
it was published in Quilt Almanac 2011
another quilt I am planning for the new baby
due in February.
So my friends..... you can see that although I've been VERY SICK... I still managed to create, shop and buy!!! Hey, what else could I do??!!!
You will need a rest and a cuppa after reading this post, hope you have enjoyed reading!! and thank you for all the emails sending me get well messages..... they must have worked!!