Friday, 8 February 2013

Any Suggestions !!!!!!

Hello every one ,i bought the charm packs in the sales as you do now i wonder if anyone could suggest a for a christmas quilt  i did think wonky stars !!  i want to show case the fabrics as they are so cute .

these are my blocks for me this month the one on the left is jan lucky stars BOM i will show you the blocks as they come in they are looking good on flickr Here

Think loads are doing these pouches you need to read and read again i must admit i almost didnt do it but i will make it bigger next time as you can see the grey zip is a little wonky i also want to say that i have used my fabrics form Cindy and Sarah .

the walking foot i got because mine has not got a hole for a guide  hope it works ok !!
Started looking for a new machine i want something to sew through thick layers or seams mine struggles over lots of seams when i have done paper piecing  we seem to sew on the spot quite a bit this is the machine i am thinking about Here i have found a Janome Horizon 7700 ex demo at a really good price too but ...........can i afford it !! i have been reading reviews for both until my mind is boggling

12 inch zips from zipit ..........ordered and were here in less than a week fab i intend to use some of them for my bigger triple .
Next weekend i am going to a Sit and Sew with the Yorkshire Modern Quilt Guild just waiting to find out what to bring sounds like fun ,then i have booked to do a day working on half square triangles you end up with a runner at the end looking forward to it will be nice to meet fairly local sewy people and have a good natter will let you know how it is !!!

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Saturday, 2 February 2013

Ta Da

Here it is my project inspired by Emily she did not do quilt as you go but i had a footstool and wanted to try QAYG  perfect  thing to try :)))

just grab your scraps and off you go !!i love how it turned out as i have never done anything like this before .........thanks Emily

It is my month to send out fabric for the star block bee and this is it i got a fat quarter bundle of  Cuzco by Kate Spain for christmas  so this is part of it ready to be packed up and sent has gone now
and i am just waiting for the last few to let me know that it has arrived !!

Just after Christmas i joined this groupFrom Dont Call Me Betsy and above is my first paper pieced star from it using my Cuzco Fabric i am looking forward to doing more 

Thought i would put in some lovely views we went up to the North of Scotland in October this one is at the Falls of Shin............gorgeous no Salmon leaping when we were there.

This misty one is !!!! i cannot remember how awful is that but my excuse is i took that many photos they just didnt all stick in the grey matter :))) nothing to do with age !!!

This afternoon i have been making a triple zipper pouch Here i will show you next time used the stitch ripper a little bit but got there in the end :)))) though my zip ends are a bit not quite right on one side !!!
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quilt as you go

I have been doing a little sewing i thought i would have a go at quilt as you go so out came the scrap bag i sewed a couple of bits of batting together as i am very low on it off i went seemed to take forever to do but quite a pleasing result .

just from another angle at this point i still had a good way to go but it kept me busy .

Pip keeping warm she had been snuggled in the blanket i got the camera out and she had to lift up her head to pose !!!

Daffs from Morrisons 50p a pot has brightened up my kitchen  took these last weekend when we had the snow

I have now finished my quilt as you go so i will let you see it and my inspiration !!! next time ....later today !!!
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