Tuesday, 1 September 2009

Finished.

What to do with rainy days. Stay home and go on PS3 of course.
Meanwhile on the other side of the room. It seemed to take an age to close up the binding, but I got it done, before they were starving and I had to cook for them. LOL
We could have slept under 'Welsh Jellies' last night, but we didn't. I just need to make and attach the label today, then it's done.
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Thank you Andrea for your generous give away, I thoroughly enjoyed the challenge of using fabrics which I would probably never have bought myself. Even getting all that fabric through my poor little machine was an enjoyable experience. I did think about getting a bit fancy with some of the quilting, but in the end I stuck to straight lines, lots and lots of straight lines. LOL Maybe if I make another quilt as large as this one I'll go back to the quilt as you go method, then some fancy quilting may be possible. If you remember I did get a bit adventurous with the Fans quilt, another beauty born of a give away! Going back through my blog hunting for the pictures of the Fan quilt, I realised that it is actually a little bit bigger than Welsh Jellies! In fact, this is the fourth double bed sized quilt I've made!
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Time now for some small projects again. I want to make a start on my Secret Santa items. I've been to lurk on my partners blog and have some ideas. I will be showing some hints as I go along, I'm fairly sure she doesn't read my blog and she certainly doesn't know that I'm making goodies for her, so that should be ok. I also want to get on and make a start on some other smaller projects, some as Christmas gifts and some, just for me.
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I forgot to tell you yesterday, Mum came round on Sunday for her dinner, and Butterfly Blues left with her. So the Red Butterflies are back on the wall. She also left a request. She would like me to cross stitch something small for her, that's it, just something small!!
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Well the rain has stopped and the sun is shining, so I may venture outside today. I need one or two items from the supermarket then I get to come home and play some more.
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Gratitude's
1) Secret Swaps.
2) Rainy days at home.
3) 53 more sleeps.

11 comments:

Shiree said...

Hi Loulee, your quilt looks so beautiful on your bed, absolutely beautiful!!! Enjoy...

Andrea said...

You have made a lovely quilt - hope you have many sleepy hours under it - lol !!

jannimary said...

Wow! It your quilt looks so good on your bed. Joe looks very settled with his PS3. I bet he's not ready to go back to school yet.

GARI said...

That quilt looks great on your bed, especially festive on a rainy day.

Miss 376 said...

Well done Loulee, it looks great on your bed.

Allie said...

That quilt looks wonderful on your bed!!!!

Rowyn said...

Your quilt is beautiful, you are very talented!

Rose Marie said...

What a gorgeous quilt! Well done, you!

Chookyblue...... said...

lovely quilt.........have fun planning your swap parcel.......but be careful with sneak peeks cause your sscs partner will know who you are once she receives your parcel and it will sit under her tree for a little while......

sewkalico said...

Your Welsh jellies looks so cute! Well done and it's amazing that you used Andrea's fabric straight away and didn't just stash it!!!!

Lynda said...

What is it that's so satisfying about big quilts? I could never work out why painters produced huge pictures, but have more idea now!