Sunday, May 1, 2011
Scrappin and Quiltin and enjoying the weekend
Yesterday my friend Nic and I went for coffee and a play at the playground with Emma from http://www.sampaguitaquilts.blogspot.com/ (we had 7 kids under 7 between us hence the playground once they were all sugared up!) Emma did such a beautiful job quilting Caitie's quilt. Today I sorted out the binding for it and hopefully will get it finished over the next week. Emma has put some great photos of Caitie's quilt up on her blog and I can totally recommend her if you want your quilt professionally quilted (well-priced, very quick turnaround and BEAUTIFUL stitching)
I have also been putting sashings on the Quilts For Queensland project I have been working on. Unfortunately I have a problem with this quilt. It once again has red spotty fabric (I know - you would think I had outgrown the addiction by now?!?) and it looks sooooo good draped over our couch (in fact I'm thinking that with the same aqua blue fabric I used to border Caitie's quilt it could be pretty near perfect as our lounge quilt) You can see where I am going with this can't you? Now I will need to make ANOTHER quilt for Queensland and this quilt might have to live here? And all this time poor Darling Daughter is patiently waiting for her quilt to be finished too!
Anyway, along with the quilting and the scrapping and the outing with Nic, add in a birthday tea (lasagne and the special occasions chocolate cherry cheesecake) a sleep in, and the fact that our pergola is up and nearly finished and it has been a lovely weekend!