Whilst at the NEC Sewing for Pleasure show on Sunday I caught sight of some beautiful fabrics by Kaffe Fassett at half price! At that price I thought I would give them a go, not least because I seem to have a mental blockage on finishing a quilt. Son no.2 is still waiting for his, although having seen how he keeps his room at Uni I think the quilt is best kept at home rather than festering in his room.
I chose ten colours and bought half a metre of each, hoping to find a pattern that might fit and I found one in Jelly Roll Quilts called Nine Patch Wonder.
I've washed the fabric, tumble dried and ironed them, so pretty, its really not a chore to iron such colourful fabric. Next I have spent most of my evening cutting out the squares and 2 1/2" wide strips.
I am going to retire to the living room to read the instructions and then to continue sewing up my Lizard Ridge.
Although I might just gaze at these pretty colours for just a while longer.
January days - I've lived long enough to know that January is a month that lasts far too long but it still seems to drag and we've had quiet days here in the penthouse. ...
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