Monday, 19 July 2010
Sunday, 18 July 2010
My sister and I spent a lovely weekend in the Midlands, we visited Upton House and Gardens. The house was interesting especially the kitchen where a nice lady in a red and white checked apron was making scones in the aga, we had to try them, delicious. The garden was beautiful, from the house you cannot see the garden, but on walking to the end of the lawn over edge there is this stunning vegetable garden with herbaceous borders at the sides. The beauty of the vegetable garden was its order.
Sunday, 11 July 2010
It's finished and I love it. The way the yellow border lifts the whole thing is fab! So here are the details ;- Fabric is Moda Tweet tweet with plain yellow border and back. The pattern is courtesy of Pie and Quilt, see my link in the previous post. I learnt quite a lot with this one especially about sewing strips together. Also I know I need to work on my corners. I'm just waiting now for the baby to arrive so I can embroider the name and date on it.
Friday, 9 July 2010
I've been working on the baby quilt I started a while ago. Baby is due next week so I thought I had better get on with it. So today I put the edging on and have begun to quilt it. I decided to machine stitch in straight lines, I'm just not brave enough to free quilt. Anyway it's looking lovely. I'm very pleased with it and hope to finish it this weekend. I used a tutorial from 'Piece and Quilt' Very easy and very pretty. I'll post a picture when I've finished.