The ramblings from a small quilt shop on the South Islands West Coast of New Zealand

Friday, August 10, 2012

Wonders Will Never Cease

 

My goodness, I’ve surprised myself this time – I’m actually blogging with a couple of finishes and it isn’t even the end of the month!  Wonders will never cease.

Firstly, following our last ‘Strippers Club’ day there were a number of scrap leftovers from the Black/White & Lime quilt.  They sat there in the basket staring at me and daring me to throw them out.  After trying to hide them a number of times I still couldn’t bring myself to throw them out, so, without bothering to match points or ‘nest’ seams, I stitched most of the bits together and, taa daa

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…another quilt, this one is for DD number 2.  Although the colours are way out of my comfort zone – I’m a country girl – the lime is really starting to grow on me.

Earlier this week I had a customer bring me in a  picture of a cushion she would like me to make for her.  Always up for a bit of a challenge I told her that I would and to give me a few days.

This one needed to be done in black/white and red.  (There must be a bit of a black and white trend going on at he moment).

Anyway, the cushion design was a Cathedral Windows variation and I did it in a variety of B&W fabrics with a vivid red  and around the outside edge I piped in just plain black. So, here it is:

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I so hope my customer is as happy as I am with it.

Now onto a few more finishes and hopefully they will get done and reported on long before the next OPAM totals are due.

Have a great weekend everyone

a name Miche'le

3 comments:

  1. It's amazing what we achieve when we step out of our comfort zone. I think your daughter will love her modern quilt, and your customer will be very happy with her cushion. Great work.

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  2. You've done great!Isn't the lime fabric fun!

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  3. Well done on TWO finishes so early in the month! Love your Cathedral Window style cushion - very effective!

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Thankyou so much for popping by and leaving a comment. I enjoy reading your thoughts and ideas and will get back to you if needed, hugs - Miche'le

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