I love to sew, mainly quilts and bags. I am 62, married to Fred and have one son, Matthew who is 23. I enjoy embroidery and applique and prefer to machine piece and quilt my projects. I love my vintage Singer sewing machines especially my Featherweight 222K. I've recently started collecting Miniature Sewing Machines, two Essex and one Singer 20. My love of sewing I believe comes from my Grandmother - I still have the drawings she made for me to embroider on tea towels many many years ago!

Saturday, 19 July 2014

PEEK-A-BOO


Took a quick pic with my phone so colours are not true but wanted to show you all the "have I got a spare quilt" baby quilt!  A couple of days ago hubby asked me that very question! A friend has become a grandfather to a baby boy and my hubby wants to gift them a quilt.  Lucky for me there were these red work embroidered pieces in my stash (have no idea when I did them!) and then I tipped out my scrap bin and searched until I found enough fabric.... Although you may spot the joined piece on bottom right corner - the spot fabric.

So happy with it - all from the scrap bin!! Going to layer and pin it now so will come back with a finished quilt pic soon :-)

Happy sewing!
Cheers from Helen

7 comments :

  1. It's beautiful Helen. I've often thought I should make a spare quilt up ready for a gift and never got around to it. I love your idea of using up blocks.

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  2. Wow it's beautiful Helen,well done.xx

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  3. Hi Helen, that's such a cute quilt...
    Hugz

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  4. looks gorgeous Helen...well done clever you.

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