Tuesday, September 20, 2011

A Little Peek

Love my GO! Baby.!! The pattern that came with my funky flowers die is 38" square, I wanted to make it bigger so I cut 169 black and white 6.5" squares and sewed them together. Then I backed my fabric pieces for the flowers with fusible web and cut 4 layers at a time, so fast and accurate - love it - 35 flowers with centers in a flash. Incredible! 

                                      backed with fusible web

No waste - I used the left over pieces and cut leaves and smaller flowers using my Rose of Sharon die and  because they are already fused, they are on hand and ready to use at anytime.
Isn't that wonderful! I wish everyone had a Go! cutter.

Next step is to blanket stitch around all those flowers and then decide on the quilting.

                                           fused into position
                                              79" square (201cm)

Enjoyed some stitching - just have to make up the pillow/cushion

                                          a sewing room sampler

 A Jolly Halloween stitchery pillow
                              measures 7 3/4"  square design by Shirley Hudson

These two lovely patterns are free at We Love French Knots -  click on the button in my sidebar.

And finally finished the stitching on Noah's Ark.

  Noah's Ark design by Lynette Anderson Designs                                     

 I'm off  to have fun on the Moda Country Fair blog hop. 

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Trip Around The World

 I love this pattern, so easy, it can be made in a weekend. I made this quilt a few years ago using lovely spring colours, its one of my favourites.

                                                        85" square (216cm)

 I used Shweshwe fabric here.

Quiltville has a wonderful tutorial.