Saturday, January 8, 2011

Ahem...Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

I am sorry - I got so busy and tied up at Christmas time that I didn't get around to wishing you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! I trust you had a fabulous time and like me, are now slowly slipping back into routine. I managed to finish three quilt for Christmas, the one above is my chunky scrap quilt made from Heather Bailey fabric.
I get given alot of fabric from my husbands mother and grandmother. I never know quite what to do with it, as we have very different taste. So I decided to make them both quilts out of fabric they had given me. The above one is made with batik style fabric.
I decided to go all out and buy that thread that is multicoloured. To my surprise I loved sewing with it, it was so cool watching the colours changing as I was sewing.I made this quilt for my mother in law, she bought me this piece of fabric in Bali. The red, pink and gold looked quite stunning, and I lined it with pink minkee.

Now it is time to work on a couple of custom orders I have :)

6 comments:

Apple Avenue Quilts said...

Your quilts are lovely. Good work!!!

VintageVicki said...

Wow - all 3 are gorgeous - your lucky family :)

Floss said...

How lovely - it shows the incredible variety of fabrics, which I think you've used beautifully.

I posted just after Christmas about the hand embroideries I've made for my family, in remembrance of my mum. I got the idea from your blog, so thanks very much! They're here if you'd like to see them:

http://trocbroc.blogspot.com/2010/12/christmas-2010.html

Catherine said...

Welcome back my lovely I hope you had a really great Christmas and New Years and restful holidays. I know we did xxx
Looking forward to seeing your new makes.

Libbie said...

Okay...those are amazing! I hope you enjoy stepping back & admiring your work! it ALWAYS amazes me! i wish I could have seen them open their presents!

Busy at Christmas...you wouldn't be a mom without being busy :)

monkeemoomoo said...

Wow! These are gorgeous. I rather fancy your Heather Bailey one:)