Saturday, December 29, 2007
Saturday, December 08, 2007
Friday, November 16, 2007
Surely one of the nicest projects I've worked on thus far.
Completed: 15 November 2007
Sunday, November 04, 2007
We were all supposed to have these quilts finished by November 2007 and as time ran out, I decided on something easy and chose log cabin variations to start with and the quilt grew with each completed block until I was able to finish it. Although not very practical with all the 3 D flowers it came out rather nice.
Completed: 24 October 2007
Saturday, October 13, 2007
Completed: 11 September 2007
Sunday, September 16, 2007
Saturday, June 02, 2007
What a grueling day of cutting, measuring and stitching it turned out to be with teacher Marline having very little sympathy for aching backs and we were firmly told that absolutely no moaning will be allowed in her class.
At first I didn't think my fabric or color choice would work on this quilt but back home, I kept going and later, as I worked the blocks together, this quilt, as Riette, one of my quilting friends, would put it, grew on me.
I've also used Marline's netting tip to transfer quilt markings and found it extremely easy to work with.
Completed: 25 May 2007
Sunday, April 08, 2007
With me however, size does matter and I decided that I wanted my quilt much bigger and returned home to Bloemfontein where I simply kept the basic centre design and just added more borders until I was satisfied.
I didn't have enough fabric for such a big quilt but my main fabric allowed me to improvise and play around with different colours and I am quite satisfied with my end result.
Completed: 18 May 2007
Tuesday, March 27, 2007
Must admit that I had the help of Marie, our friendly Pfaff store owner, with the stitching of the applique flowers with the horrible metallic thread as this almost prevented me from finishing the quilt. Thanks Marie............ (she did it for FREE!!)
Completed: 27 March 2007
Wednesday, February 28, 2007
Not much planning, effort or difficulty level in this one but as my circles unfolded and Madiba looking at me from the fabric, I couldn't help thinking that this must have been what his fight for freedom was all about and after years of patching here and there, he has come full circle in his fight.
Being my first attempt at a challenge, working against time, this too was 'coming full circle' for me with my quilting. Therefor the name of this quilt "Coming full circle."
Completed: 1 March 2007